Meet The Cast
James Duvall - Eddie
James Duval is an American actor, who is known for his roles in the Gregg Araki trilogy—Totally Fucked Up, The Doom Generation, and Nowhere—in addition to Frank in Donnie Darko, Blank in May, Miguel in Independence Day and Singh in Go. He plays guitar and piano, and sings in a band named Gene Wilder (after the actor) with friends and fellow actors Brian McGuire and Brett Roberts. He formerly played for Antoneus Maximus & The Nuthouze Band who had been playing gigs at local venues in Los Angeles. Their first album in 2004 included guest appearances by such luminaries as apl.de.ap of The Black Eyed Peas, DJMotiv8, Dante Santiago, and Kid (Christopher Reid) of Kid 'n' Play.
Pepe Serna - RODRIGO (Associate Producer)
Pepe Serna is an American film and television actor and artist. Serna's first break in movies came in 1970 on the Roger Corman directed film Student Nurses. Over the years Serna has appeared in over 100 films, most notably Car Wash and Scarface directed by Brian De Palma, where he played Montana's friend Angel Fernandez (whose character was involved in the notorious "chainsaw scene"). He has also appeared on stage, including his solo show El Ruco, Chuco, Cholo, Pachuco which is Serna's version of the panorama of Latino cultural history. Serna has been honored by the Screen Actors Guild Heritage Achievement Award; the League of United Latin American Citizens, and the Estrella Award for Arts & Culture from the Orange Country Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
Sarah Hollis - Janie
Sarah Hollis was born in Boston, MA, where she began studying musical theater. After making the switch to the West Coast and attending the University of Southern California (B.F.A), she transitioned from musical theater and focused her talents on film and television. She has several theater credits, such as Boy Gets Girl, The Last Days of Judas Iscariot, The Who’s Tommy, and Neighbors. Her television credits include The Unit, Lie to Me, and a 10 episode arc on “24”. Her film credits are Kill Your Darlings and We Four Queens (short). This is her second full feature film and first horror. She couldn’t be more excited to showcase her talents even more fully.
Marilinda Rivera - Angela
Marilinda Rivera is a latina actress and model, born in Dominican Republic, raised in Puerto Rico. Her victory in New York as a fashion model on Project Runway Season 3 marked her territory in the spotlight working with high fashion designers like John Galliano, YSL and many others. Her passion for acting forced her to move to California in 2009. Trained at HB Studio NYC, Larry Moss and Aaron Spieser Studios. Marilinda appeared in various national commercials such as "Fanta", "Verizon", "McDonalds" and many others. This year working with raising stars like Hopper Penn, Christian Keyes, Ben Morrison, Eric Estrada and Antonio McKay, leading her career with a strong vision as a versatile raw talent. We can also find her in projects such as "Hear Me" by Kenn Michael, "His Mine Not Yours" and "Perfect Combination" by Tridestined Studios. She's also known as a pop visual artist. She resides in Los Angeles as a working actress and a humanitarian. Marilinda Rivera is known as the latina Angelina Jolie.
Ben Morrison - Dirk
One of the most electrifying young performers in Hollywood, Ben Morrison has spent his entire life entertaining. Acting and performing since age 6, Morrison is a graduate of the prestigious NYU TISCH school of the arts, and has been a professional comedian and speaker for over 12 years. A regular at the lauded Improv and Laugh Factory clubs, Morrison regularly tours the country delivering his unforgettable headlining act. Best known as the lead on the 8th season of MTV-hit Punk’d, Morrison is also currently recurring on NCIS as ‘Young Eli David'. He has also appeared opposite Shaq and Nic Cannon on the Cartoon Network, on season 5 of Last Comic Standing, and as Abe Lincoln Vampire Slayer in spoof ’30 Days of Paranormal Activity.” Additionally his new comedy album ‘Earn Some Crazy’, which was taped live on the Vegas strip, is now on sale, following up the success of his previous albums ‘Theater Degree’ and ‘Pain in the Butt’.He is a Gemini, and so is he.
Dani Marco - Izel
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Will Leon - Frank
Born and raised in Phoenix, AZ, Will has always been a character of some sorts. A personality that is both creative and outgoing, Will has entertained everyone from family members to friends--even his employers throughout the years. Will has been an entertainer his entire life. From his first job as a telemarketer, where he constantly got in trouble for using character voices and accents, to DJing clubs and hosting events in front of crowds of people; entertaining has always been in Will's heart, with a sharp creative mind to think on his feet. To this day, Will's hunger for acting expertise and desire to work with passionate creative individuals continues to grow. With every role Will is cast in, he collaborates with wonderfully talented professionals that give him the unique opportunity to learn from and work with again and again.
Jordan Preston - Ned
A native Brooklyn New Yorker, Jordan is enjoying a growing acting career and can be seen on TV Commercials and recent episodes of: NCIS Los Angeles, Elementary, Biography Channels “Haunted House,” I Didn’t Know I was Pregnant, Hardcover Murder Mysteries, & World's Worst Tenants, as well as Amazon's upcoming Feature film, "The Nevsky Prospect." Jordan Sings too...His smooth vocal styling and charismatic performances can be seen & heard at many upscale parties and events. At home Jordan, an avid toy & action figure collector proudly owns one of the largest toy collections in Southern CA! He even hosts a Toy & Movie review show on Youtube. (A National Toy Museum is in the works!). Jordan is Delighted & Honored to work with the talented Cast & crew of From The Dead.
Arlan Godthaab - Old Judge
Arlan Godthaab is an actor with 10 independent feature films and over 100 productions to his credit. He came to acting late in life (age 60). Born into a working-class family in New Orleans, La., he was educated twelve years in the city's parochial schools, then, took up drag-racing with the then world champion, Don Garlits, before migrating to Southern California to begin college. After college, he entered the entertainment business for 25 years as a video editor, in search of early-retirement. Acting, per se, didn't interest Arlan, until after he had left the entertainment business. Now, he appreciates many of acting's aspects that overlap with aging, as a liberating part of life.
J.C. Currais - Chuy
Born and raised in Miami FL. Currais began performing stand up comedy while attending college at The University of Florida. He is a founding member of The Gainesville Comedy Showcase and UF’s University Stand up Comedy Club (U.S.U.C.C.). His high energy performance style and outrageously quirky material gained Currais some local notoriety and a number of high profile shows which included opening spots for comedians like Dan Cummings (Last Comic Standing) and Finesse Mitchell (Saturday Night Live). Currais now performs in Comedy Clubs, bars, colleges and other venues across the United States. His comedic talent and his stage act continue to grow with each performance. He has slowly begun to build a following among college students and comedy club patrons. He has been featured on ABC, FOX, Rooftop Comedy, The Independent Alligator, and Orlando Magazine. He has opened for the likes of Pauly Shore, David Allen Greer, Steve Byrne and Ralphie May. His persona is as big as his imagination and you never know where the show will end up when this man-child is the ring master.