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Two-time Academy Award nominee Jeremy Renner has established himself as one of Hollywood's most versatile and respected actors. Throughout the 2000s, he appeared largely in independent ﬁlms including DAHMER and NEO NED. Shortly thereafter he began starring in blockbuster features including THE HURT LOCKER (Academy Award nomination for Best Actor) and THE TOWN (Academy Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor) as well as starring in MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - GHOST PROTOCOL, THE BOURNE LEGACY and originating the role of Hawkeye in Marvel's THE AVENGERS. Jeremy also starred in the award-winning movie AMERICAN HUSTLE, ARRIVAL with Amy Adams and in the critically acclaimed picture WIND RIVER. Most recently, Jeremy reprised the roll of Hawkeye in the box office hit AVENGERS: ENDGAME. Jeremy also stars as the titular character in Marvel’s hit series HAWKEYE for Disney+.
Oscar and Emmy Award-winning actress Dianne Wiest can be seen in her latest film LET THEM ALL TALK directed by Steven Soderbergh’s and stars opposite Meryl Streep and Gemma Chan. Dianne also stars opposite Clint Eastwood in Warner Bros.’ THE MULE. She can also be seen in FIVE NIGHTS IN MAINE, in which she stars opposite David Oyelowo. She starred in THE HUMBLING opposite Al Pacino and directed by Barry Levinson, and was also in Universal’s SISTERS directed by Jason Moore and starring Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. On the television side, she also starred in the CBS hit comedy LIFE IN PIECES. Additionally, over the years Ms. Wiest has given memorable performances in films such as Charlie Kaufman’s SYNECDOCHE, NEW YORK, A GUIDE TO RECOGNIZING YOUR SAINTS, HANNAH AND HER SISTERS (Oscar), THE PURPLE ROSE OF CAIRO, RADIO DAYS, SEPTEMBER, BULLETS OVER BROADWAY (Oscar), PARENTHOOD (Oscar nomination), RABBIT HOLE, FOOTLOOSE, EDWARD SCISSORHANDS, THE LOST BOYS and THE BIRDCAGE. Ms. Wiest also received Emmys for her performances in THE ROAD TO AVONLEA and in the HBO series IN TREATMENT.
A veteran of the summer stock program, Taylor Handley began acting at the tender age of eight. He continues to build an impressive list of credits in both film and television; inclusive of the VEGAS series and FOX’s cop drama A.P.B. Handley’s film debut was JACK FROST opposite Michael Keaton and additional big screen credits include a cameo in Netflix’s BIRD BOX with Sandra Bullock, New Line Cinema’s TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE: THE BEGINNING, SEPTEMBER DAWN, THE STANDARD, ZEROPHILIA, CHASING MAVERICKS, TOXIN, CHANNELING, BATTLE: LOS ANGELES, and also starred in the indie drama SKATELAND. In the realm of television, Handley has completed memorable arcs on John Wells’ drama SOUTHLAND, as the enigmatic Oliver on McG’s THE O.C., as well as on Kevin Williamson’s DAWSON’s CREEK for whom he later lead the cast of the mystery drama HIDDEN PALMS along with Amber Heard. Along with many other television shows, Taylor’s first television appearance came as the lead in the Disney Channel original telefilm, PHANTOM OF THE MEGAPLEX. His love of the outdoors, sports, music, writing, and his dedication to making time for volunteer work, make for a well-rounded man with a grand future. He currently resides in Los Angeles with his wife and daughter.
Emma Laird is quickly establishing herself as one to watch with her powerful performances as an actress on the rise. She was most recently recognized by Variety as one of the “Ten Brits To Watch” in 2021. In MAYOR OF KINGSTOWN Laird plays Iris, a young associate of the Russian mob who is summoned to Kingstown to assist Milo (Aiden Gillen), the leader of the Russian mob currently serving a life sentence in Kingstown's supermax prison. Emma began her acting career starring in various short films, including Florence Kosky’s IN CONVERSATION WITH A GODDESS which was an official selection at Shorts On Tap X Time Out London in 2019. A native of Scotland, Laird currently resides in Los Angeles.
Tobi grew up between London and Nigeria and launched his acting career after gaining a law degree, serving his National Service in Nigeria, and performing as a spoken word artist. Tobi works prolifically across film, television and theatre and some of his recent work prior to MAYOR OF KINGSTOWN includes; Television: FEEL GOOD S1 & 2 (Netflix); INVASION (Apple); THE GIRLFRIEND EXPERIENCE (Starz); BRITANNIA (Sky Atlantic). Film: HOW TO BUILD A GIRL; HORRIBLE HISTORIES: THE MOVIE; and BERLIN STATION. Theatre: THREE SISTERS (National Theatre); THE LAST KING OF SCOTLAND (Sheffield Crucible); THE BARBERSHOP CHRONICLES (UK Tour).
Combining acting, writing and producing with a distinguished career as a rockstar is no easy feat, but Hugh Dillon has done just that. Dillon first earned notoriety in his multi-platinum rock band Headstones. It was early in the band's success when Hugh caught the attention of filmmaker Bruce McDonald, who cast him as the lead in the 1996 cult-classic film HARDCORE LOGO. Quentin Tarantino saw it at South by Southwest and deciding on the spot to distribute the movie through Rolling Thunder. Continuing his acting career, Dillon Starred opposite Vera Farmiga in the Sundance Film Festival award winning film, DOWN TO THE BONE and the hightly acclaimed WIND RIVER. In television he has starred in DURHAM COUNTY, FLASHPOINT for five seasons and then went on to star in THE KILLING and CONTINUUM. Dillon also appears alongside Kevin Costner, in four seasons of YELLOWSTONE as well.