A brilliant CIA analyst and idealist, Joe Turner creates an algorithm that foils a terrorist plot to infect 80,000 Americans with the Plague virus. A few days later, 11 of his colleagues are gunned down at their covert office, and Joe, who escapes, is accused of the massacre.
Since he first caught the industry’s attention with his stage debut, for which he was nominated for an Ian Charleston Award, British actor Max Irons has been building an impressive body of work spanning television, film, and stage. With several exciting projects coming up, the next few months promise to firmly establish him as an international acting presence to watch.
Prior to his work on Condor, Max shot the role of ‘David Castleman’ in independent feature The Wife in Glasgow. Written by Jane Anderson, and based on the 2013 novel of the same name by Meg Wolitzer, Bjorn Runge directs and Max stars opposite Glenn Close, Jonathan Pryce, and Christian Slater. ‘David’ is a tortured writer struggling for his own success in the shadow of his father’s literary fame. The film is slated for release later in the year.
Before that, Max filmed the feature adaptation of Agatha Christie’s Crooked House, written by Julian Fellowes and Tim Rose Price. Max plays ‘Charles Hayward’ a private detective trying to solve a murder whose suspects include Sophia, his former lover, played by Stefanie Martini. Directed by Gilles Paquett-Brenner, Glenn Close, Gillian Anderson and Christina Hendricks also star. The film will be released in 2017, date TBC.
In 2016, Max filmed lead role of ‘Alf’ in the feature film Terminal, written and directed by Vaughn Stein. The noir thriller details the story of two hit men, played by Max and Dexter Fletcher, as they embark on a borderline suicide mission for a mysterious employer and a high paycheck. Along the way, the unlikely pair finds a dynamic woman named ‘Annie’, played by Margot Robbie, who may be more involved than they had originally suspected. Simon Pegg, Matthew Lewis, Mike Myers and Dexter Fletcher also star in the film, slated for release in 2017.
Also in 2016, Max starred as ‘Howard Carter’, who discovered the tomb of one of Ancient Egypt’s forgotten pharaohs, the boy-king Tutankhamun, with Sam Neill. Written by Guy Burt, the story is set in 1950 in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings and the four-part miniseries was broadcast on ITV 1 in September 2016. Most recently, Max portrayed the male lead role of ‘Yuri’ in Bitter Harvest, directed by George Mendeluk, in which he appears opposite Samantha Barks and Barry Pepper, Terence Stamp, and Aneurin Barnard. The romantic epic is set against the backdrop of political upheaval in 1930s Ukraine. The film was released in the US by Roadside Attractions in February 2017.
The same year, Max was on screens portraying the role of ‘Fritz’ in Simon Curtis’s Woman in Gold, written by playwright Alexi Campbell. The feature tells of the true story of one woman’s journey to reclaim her heritage and seek justice for what happened to her family, culminating in her battle to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis, among them Klimt’s painting “The Lady in Gold”. Boasting a stellar cast including Helen Mirren, Daniel Brühl and Charles Dance.
In September 2014, Max starred as ‘Miles’ in The Riot Club, Lone Scherfig’s feature adaptation of Laura Wade’s infamous smash hit Royal Court play Posh. The story follows two first-year students at Oxford University who join the infamous ‘Riot Club’, where reputations can be made or destroyed over the course of a single evening. Max’s performance was singled out by the critics: The Telegraph called him ‘hugely impressive’; Indiewire wrote “the greatest asset the film has is the performance from Irons. Screen Daily called his portrayal “especially impressive” and Collider.com described it as ‘excellent’. Max appeared alongside a young British cast including: Sam Claflin, Douglas Booth, Jessica Brown-Findlay, Holliday Grainger and Freddie Fox.
In 2013, Max took on the role of ‘King Edward’ in the Golden Globe nominated BBC/STARZ television series The White Queen. Based on the ‘The Cousin’s War’ novels by Philippa Gregory and developed by Emma Frost, the story is set in 1464 during the height of the War of the Roses, and focuses on the story of the ongoing conflict for the throne. The ten-part series was broadcast in the UK in June and was followed by a US premiere in August. Max first appeared on television screens in 2011, when he played ‘Tommy’ in Emmy nominated SKY 1 thriller The Runaway, starring opposite Jack O'Connell and Joanna Vanderham.
Max’s notable film credits include: ‘Jared Howe’ in the 2013 feature adaptation of Stephenie Meyer’s bestselling novel of the same name The Host, with Saoirse Ronan; ‘Henry’ in Catherine Hardwicke’s Red Riding Hood, with Amanda Seyfried and Gary Oldman; and ‘Lucius’ in Oliver Parker’s 2009 feature adaptation of Oscar Wilde’s Dorian Grey.
In 2009, Max made his professional stage debut in Friedrich Schiller’s Wallenstein at the Chichester Festival Theatre for which he was nominated for the prestigious Ian Charleson Award. The Stage called his performance “delightful” while The Independent raved his was “heartbreakingly stern-yet-fragile” portrayal. In 2013 Max returned to the stage starring in Peter Huntley’s critically acclaimed production of Farragut North at The Southwark Playhouse. Other significant theatre credits include: Oedipus, The Revenger’s Tragedy, The Cherry Orchard, London Cuckolds, Twelfth Night, Plenty, Semi-Monde, Under The Blue Sky and New Girls In Town.
Max trained at The Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
Bob Partridge WILLIAM HURT
Partridge recruited Joe and his teammates, and their murders have a profound impact on him. He will do anything to bring his protégé home safe.
William Hurt is a critically acclaimed Oscar®-winning American actor, who has also received six Golden Globe® nominations, two Emmy® nominations, and has been nominated for a Tony® Award for his performance in the Broadway show Hurlyburly.
Hurt made his film debut in the sci-fi feature Altered States, which won him a Golden Globe® nomination for New Star of the Year. In 1986 he won an Academy Award® for his role in Kiss of the Spiderwoman, as well as the Best Actor Award at the Cannes Film Festival, a BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role, Actor of the Year from the London Film Critics Circle Association, and he was nominated for a Golden Globe, a National Society of Film Critics Award, and a New York Film Critics Award. He was nominated for an Academy Award® and a Golden Globe® the following year for his role in Children of a Lesser God, and then again in 1987 for his role in Broadcast News.
Hurt has appeared in the acclaimed feature films A History of Violence, The Accidental Tourist, Sunshine, Syriana, Into the Wild and The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby. His credits also include The Blue Butterfly, The Village, The King, Neverwas, The Legend of Sasquatch, Beautiful Ohio, The Good Shepherd, Mr. Brooks, The Yellow Handkerchief, Vantage Point, The Hulk, The Countless, The River Why, Robin Hood, Late Bloomers, and J’errange de son Absence.
Hurt has also received numerous critical recognition for his work in television. He was nominated for an Emmy and a Golden Globe for his work on the FX legal thriller Damages, and then again for his role in the HBO drama film Too Big to Fail. Most recently, he appeared David E. Kelley’s Amazon series Goliath. He has also appeared in Humans, Endgame, Moby Dick, Bonnie & Clyde, The Challenger, Frankenstein, Nightmares and Dreamscapes, The King of Queens, and Frank Herbert’s Dune.
Before he took to the screen, Hurt built a very substantial acting career in the theater. He won an Obie Award for his debut performance in Corinne Jacker’s My Life. He went on to play Hamlet, appeared in performances of Fifth of July, Ulysses in Traction and Lulu, and was a member of the Circle Repertory Company in New York.
Hurt, who studied his craft at the Juilliard School, is also a private pilot.
Gabrielle Joubert LEEM LUBANY
A professional killer, Gabrielle Joubert tries to catch Joe before he can prove his innocence.
Leem Lubany was a student in Nazareth, just 16, when she auditioned for the lead role of “Nadia” in the film Omar directed by Hany Abu-Assad. Little did she know that a year and a half later she’d be on the red carpet for the 2014 Academy Awards when the film was nominated for Best Foreign Language feature. It was a whirlwind week for the young actor/singer as that very week in LA she put her audition on tape for Barry Levinson for the role of “Salima”. After a Skype call with the director she won the role in Rock The Kasbah.
Growing up in a creative family, her grandfather was a beautiful writer and her older sister, a talented young designer based in Milan, Lubany continued in that path. As a young girl she was drawn to ballet and begun her dance training at the age of five. Music and singing were also a part of her young life. Her first public performance was in the 7th grade, performing a Spanish song acoustically. She has written a few songs that are hidden in her desk drawer and plans to go back to them one day soon.
In Rock The Kasbah Lubany performs three songs by Yusuf Islam (Cat Stevens) which brought back fond memories as a child of listening to his song “Father and Son” with her dad.
Lubany followed Omar with From A To B, a delightful comedy about friendship by Emirati director Ali F. Mostafa.
Marty Frost MIRA SORVINO
Marty Frost has come out of retirement to displace Bob Partridge at the head of the Joint Terrorism Task Force unit investigating the attack on Joe’s office. She has a nasty history with Partridge. She believes Joe is guilty.
Actress won the Academy Award, a Golden Globe, Critics' Choice Award, National Board of Review and New York Film Critics Circle for her performance in Woody Allen's Mighty Aphrodite. She was a Golden Globe nominee for her performance in Christian Duguay's miniseries Human Trafficking; and was also nominated for the cult comedy classic Romy and Michelle's High School Reunion and for her portrayal of Marilyn Monroe in the HBO film Norma Jean and Marilyn, also earning her an Emmy Award nomination. She was recently awarded Best Supporting Actress in Mothers and Daughters opposite Sharon Stone and Susan Sarandon by the Milan International Film Festival.
Sorvino recently starred in the BBC America series Intruders, as well as arcs on Falling Skies, Stalker, and two hilarious cameos on Netflix’s Lady Dynamite. She will hit big screens this fall opposite Josh Hartnett in 6 Below, as well as in Assaf Bernstein’s psychological thriller Behind The Glass. Other recently wrapped productions include Waterlily Jaguar executive produced by Paul Thomas Anderson, She can currently be seen in the steamy psychological thriller Indiscretion, opposite Christopher Backus, Cary Elwes and Kate McNamara.
Other film credits include the lead in the critically acclaimed dramedy Union Square directed by Nancy Savoca, Like Dandelion Dust opposite Barry Pepper for which she won numerous film festival Best Actress awards, Terry George’s Reservation Roadopposite Joaquin Phoenix, Mark Ruffalo and Jennifer Connelly; Robert Redford’s Quiz Show; Spike Lee’s Summer Of Sam, The Triumph Of Love produced by Bernardo Bertolucci, Whit Stillman's Barcelona, Antoine Fuqua’s Replacement Killers, Guillermo Del Toro’s Mimic, Ted Demme's Beautiful Girls, the quirky dramedy Quitters for which she garnered great reviews, and Rob Weiss’ Amongst Friends which she also associate-produced.
Mira produced Griffin Dunne's acclaimed independent feature comedy Lisa Picard Is Famous which premiered at Cannes, and she associate-produced the documentary Freedom To Hate. She also fronted the award-winning CNN Freedom Project’s Everyday In Cambodia on child sex trafficking. The former official ambassador on Amnesty International's "Stop Violence Against Women" campaign, she was honored with Amnesty’s Artist of Conscience Award. Sorvino currently serves as Goodwill Ambassador for the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime against Human Trafficking.
Nathan Fowler BRENDAN FRASER
Motivated by his hatred of radical Islam, Nathan Fowler is an unstable yet efficient central cog in an unholy alliance between a private military company and the CIA.
Seamlessly transitioning from smart independent films to action-packed blockbusters, Brendan Fraser continues to garner widespread critical acclaim for his versatile inspired performances as well as his keen eye for selecting thought-provoking material.
Brendan was most recently seen in the third season of Showtime’s award-winning TV show, The Affair, where he played Gunther, a menacing security guard in the prison where Noah Solloway (Dominic West) was incarcerated. Season 3 of The Affair premiered on November 20, 2016.
Other recent projects include The Field, a classic crime narrative which merges a dysfunctional, mafia family at war with each other as an undercover officer plots their downfall. Brendan played an arms dealer in this independent feature. He was also seen in the A&E mini-series, Texas Rising, starring alongside Bill Paxton, Ray Liotta, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Olivier Martinez. Fraser also previously starred in the feature, Gimme Shelter, opposite Rosario Dawson and Vanessa Hudgens; voiced characters in two animated films as Scorch Supernova in The Weinstein Company’s Escape from Planet Earth; Open Road Films’ The Nut Job, with Will Arnett and Katherine Heigl; and Whole Lotta Sole, a heist comedy directed by Terry George in which Brendan starred and served as Executive Producer.
Brendan made his Broadway debut, starring in the comedy Elling, based on the Norwegian novels by Ingvar Ambjørnsen. In 2010, Fraser was also seen in Summit Entertainment’s family comedy Furry Vengeance and Extraordinary Measures, a true story based on the efforts of John and Aileen Crowley to find a researcher who might have a cure for their two children’s rare genetic disorder.
In 2008, Fraser had an incredible summer at the box office. The Newline/Warner Bros. release of Journey to the Center of the Earth in 3-D, which he starred in and also served as Executive Producer, has grossed more than $100 million domestically. Journey to the Center of the Earth, Fraser portrayed an archaeologist who finds himself on an adventure to the center of the Earth with his nephew (Josh Hutcherson) and a scientist (Anita Briem) in search of his missing brother. The film is the first live-action feature to be filmed entirely in 3D.
Fraser is most well-known for his role in Universal’s Mummy Franchise as Rick O’Connell. Stephen Sommers’ 1999 smash hit action/horror adventure, The Mummy, was an ambition retooling of the 1932 horror classic, with Fraser cast as an America serving in the French Foreign Legion who becomes involved with an English archaeological expedition and the ancient secrets they unleash. In 2001, Fraser reteamed with Sommers and co-star Rachel Weisz on the film’s sequel, The Mummy Returns. In 2008, Universal released Mummy3: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor. The Mummy franchise has grossed $1.415 billion worldwide to date.
Fraser has been in a string of some of the most successful independent films of the past decade including Lionsgate’s Academy-award winning Best Picture Crash, directed by Paul Haggis; Phillip Noyce’s The Quiet American, based on Graham Greene’s 1955 thriller of the same name; and Bill Condon’s Gods and Monsters, opposite Sir Ian McKellen and Lynn Redgrave.
Other credits for Fraser include Inkheart, GI Joe: The Rise Of the Cobra, The Air I Breathe, George of the Jungle, Looney Tunes: Back in Action, Bedazzled, Monkey Bone, Blast From the Past, Dudley Do-Right, Mrs. Winterbourne, Encino Man, School Ties, With Honors, Airheads, The Scout, and The Twilight of the Golds.
Fraser’s diverse theatre roster includes his 2001 appearance at the Lyric Theatre on Shaftesbury Avenue, in London in the West End production of Tennessee Williams’ Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. Brendan also received high praise for his work as the anxious writer in John Patrick Shanley’s Four Dogs and a Bone at the Geffen Playhouse in which he co-starred with Martin Short, Parker Posey, and Elizabeth Perkins for director Lawrence Kasdan.
Born in Indianapolis and raised in Europe and Canada, Brendan has been dedicated to honing his craft since an early age of 12 and began attending theater when his family lived in London. He attended high school at Toronto’s Upper Canada College and received a BFA in acting from the Actor’s Conservatory, Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle.
Reuel Abbott BOB BALABAN
The brilliant and exacting Reuel Abbott is in the top tier of CIA management. Deeply religious, he relies heavily on faith to juggle the global challenges and private concerns of his life.
Bob Balaban has appeared in nearly a hundred movies including the upcoming Wes Anderson film Isle of Dogs and Errol Morris's six-part miniseries Wormwood for Netflix.
Other films include Monuments Men, Moonrise Kingdom, A Mighty Wind (and the four other Christopher Guest mockumentaries), Gosford Park (which he also produced), Altered States, Absence of Malice, Prince of the City, Close Encounters of the Third Kind, Catch-22, and Midnight Cowboy.
Broadway credits include A Delicate Balance with Glenn Close and John Lithgow, The Inspector General (Tony Award Nomination), and Speed the Plow. His Off-Broadway acting credits include: Marie and Bruce and The Basic Training of Pavlo Hummel at the Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival; The Three Sisters at Manhattan Theatre Club; and Some Americans Abroad at Lincoln Center Theater. He was the original "Linus" in You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown.
Some of Balaban’s television credits as an actor include HBO’s Show Me A Hero and Recount (Emmy nomination), as well as Seinfeld, The Good Wife, Broad City, and Girls.
Balaban produced, created, and co-starred in Gosford Park, which was nominated for seven Academy Awards, including Best Picture. It won the Oscar for Best Original Screenplay (Julian Fellowes), as well as the British Academy Award for Best British Film, the Golden Globe award for Best Director, the Writers Guild Award, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards for performance. In addition, the film was honored by the National Society of Film Critics, New York Film Critics Circle, London Critics Circle, Broadcast Film Critics, and Online Film Critics.
Balaban produced and directed the HBO film Bernard and Doris, starring Susan Sarandon and Ralph Fiennes, which earned ten Emmy nominations, three Golden Globe nominations, two Screen Actors Guild Award nominations, as well as PGA and DGA nominations. He also directed the Lifetime film Georgia O'Keeffe, which stars Joan Allen and Jeremy Irons.
He produced, directed and wrote the award-winning film The Last Good Time, starring Armin Mueller-Stahl, Maureen Stapleton and Lionel Stander; and directed the film Parents, starring Randy Quaid, Sandy Dennis and Mary Beth Hurt.
Balaban has produced and directed a number of pilots and series for both cable and network television, including Nurse Jackie, Alpha House, Tales from the Darkside, and the IFC animated series Hopeless Pictures, which he also created.
He produced and directed the hit Off-Broadway play The Exonerated starring Richard Dreyfuss and Jill Clayburgh (Drama Desk Award, New York Times #1 Play, Outer Critics Circle Award, Court TV’s Scales of Justice Award, Defender of Justice Award from the National Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers), as well as the National Tour and the Court TV film adaptation.
Balaban wrote a series of best-selling children’s books for Scholastic called "McGrowl." The diary he kept during the filming of Close Encounters of the Third Kind has been published under the title, “Spielberg, Truffaut, and Me.”
A Chicago native, Balaban's roots are in the entertainment world: his uncle was a long-time president and Chairman of the Board of Paramount, and his grandfather headed production at MGM for many years during the golden age of movie musicals.
Kathy Hale KATHERINE CUNNINGHAM
A corporate lawyer who’s lonely and dissatisfied with her buttoned-up life. After one innocent date with Joe, she becomes entangled in the drama and danger of his life on the run.
Performing has been a family affair for Katherine Cunningham since the age of seven, when she joined her siblings and parents in a production of Seven Brides For Seven Brothers. Christmas plays and summer theatre led her to studying acting and biology at Illinois State University, then onto a career in television, film and theatre.
Cunningham is increasingly familiar to television audiences. Her recent guest star credits include a powerful turn on N.C.I.S. (CBS) and a role as a pioneering Victorian-era architect on NBC's time travel series Timeless.
She has also recurred on Chicago Fire (NBC), Mind Games (ABC) and The Playboy Club (NBC). Her feature appearances include Slice, Bad Johnson and Jupiter Ascending.
Cunningham's stage credits include Honest at the Steppenwolf Theatre; Big Lake, Big City, directed by David Schwimmer, at the Lookingglass Theatre Company; The Taming Of The Shrew at the Chicago Shakespeare Theatre and The Rocky Horror Show at the Night Blue Theatre Co.
When she isn't playing peek-a-boo with her young daughter, Cunningham enjoys archery, baking, horseback riding and playing video games.
Deacon Mailer ANGEL BONANNI
A former Special Forces soldier who was captured and tortured by terrorists, fueling a hatred for radical Islam that makes him the perfect operative for an extralegal CIA assassination program.
Angel Bonanni is currently working on the Sony International limited series Absentia produced by Maria Feldman and the team behind the critically acclaimed series False Flag. He stars opposite Stana Katic. He recently completed filming the Working Title film Entebbe which chronicles the counter terrorist operation at the Entebbe airport in 1976. The film was directed by Jose Padihla and stars Daniel Bruhl and Rosamund Pike.
He appears in the forthcoming FOX limited series Shots Fired produced by Gina Prince-Blythewood and Brian Grazer. He plays "Javier Cano", a Latino former DEA agent and the ex-husband to "Ashe Bell", played by Sanaa Lathan. He can be seen in the critically acclaimed Israeli TV series False Flag (Shkufim), which was produced by Tender Productions, the Israeli based producers behind the award winning Showtime series Homeland. Angel plays the lead character of “Sean Liston”, a mercenary who learns that he is being framed by the Israeli Defense Minister in a high profile kidnapping case. He portrays three different identities to elude capture from the Mossad. False Flag premiered at the Berlin Film Festival in the inaugural category celebrating long form television dramas. It has already sold to Fox International and is the first acquisition of a foreign language series on such a global scale. It will be aired in 127 countries.
Angel can also be seen in the award winning series Gordin Cell, in which he plays the lead role of “Gael”, a sadistic and vicious assassin. The series sold to Fox as well. He is best known for starring in the Israeli feature Rock The Casbah, which won the Panorama award at the 2013 Berlin Film Festival. In addition to working in Israel, he starred in the highly rated Argentinean television series Solamente Vos in which he speaks fluent Spanish.
Angel is wildly talented, strikingly handsome, and adept at various accents and fluent in English, Hebrew, Spanish, Italian, French and Portuguese.
Sharla Shepard CHRISTINA MOSES
An FBI agent unsettled to find herself tasked to investigate the murder of Joe’s colleagues, a crime to which she has an undisclosed personal connection.
Christina Moses can currently be seen in the CW series The Originals. Previously, Moses starred in Julie Plec's event series Containment. A Juilliard graduate, Moses' previous credits include Showtime's Roadies opposite Luke Wislon, Fox's Rosewoodand a starring role in the hilarious independent film How We Met.
Outside of work, Moses dedicates her free time to philanthropy. She is a big supporter of organizations such as Lotus Outreach International, The Girl Effect, and The Geena Davis Institute that empower and educate girls all over the world. She also makes time to concentrate on living a healthy lifestyle. Whether it is hiking, practicing yoga, swimming, dancing, or meditating, she is constantly striving to lead an active and balanced life.
Mae Barber KRISTEN HAGER
Mae Barber is an ER doctor, mother of two, and wife to a CIA agent who she will soon realize is not the man she thought she knew.
Kristen can be seen in the Reelz miniseries, The Kennedy’s After Camelot, playing the beautiful, yet insecure and damaged “Joan Kennedy.”
Since starring on the Syfy fan favorite, Being Human, Hager has continued to build her TV presence with standout roles on Schitt’s Creek, Gotham, Masters of Sex and The Expanse. Other credits include Anton Corbijn's Life opposite Dane DeHaan and Robert Pattinson, The Right Kind of Wrong with Catherine O'hara, and Wanted across James McAvoy.
Additionally, Kristen can be seen in Showtime's Masters of Sex playing a confident, beautiful and well-known actress, who knows what men want and how to get it. Kristen has been incredibly busy this year having been offered and booked multiple leading roles in television. She booked the lead role in David Zabel's pilot, The Adversaries, a hard charging and naturally sexy individual. Fiercy intelligent, perceptive, who keeps her relationship with a female colleague under wraps given her complicated family life. She was cast as the lead in Michelle Ashford's TNT pilot, The Cocaine Project, a vibrant, confident woman with an 8-year-old daughter who knows how to get what she wants from her drug smuggling husband who has just broken into the cocaine business in Miami. Prior to, she shot a recurring role on SyFy's Hunters series. Kristen is most well-known from the SyFy hit series, Being Human.
On the film front, she starred opposite Robert Pattinson, Dane Dehaan, and Ben Kingsley in Life, which had its world premiere at the 2015 Berlin Film Festival and hits theaters this December.
In 2013, she was in the film The Right Kind of Wrong, opposite Catherine O’Hara and Ryan Kwanten, which premiered at TIFF to rave reviews. She also played roles in the films Wanted, Alien vs Predator 2, I’m Not There and Manson My Name is Evil.
Sam Barber KRISTOFFER POLAHA
Joe Turner’s closest friend and a career Special Forces and CIA officer.
Kristoffer Polaha is probably best-known for starring in the critically-acclaimed CW series Life Unexpected. Currently, he is recurring on the cable series “Get Shorty” with Ray Romano and Chris O’Dowd. Most recently, Polaha co-starred with Rainn Wilson in the Fox series Backstrom, guest-starred in episodes of Lethal Weapon and Rizzoli & Isles, recurred on the final season of Castle and starred in the cable films A Dater’s Handbook and Hearts of Christmas. Additionally, Polaha has starred in a number of TV series over the past ten years, including North Shore, Miss Guided, Made in Jersey, Ringer and Valentine, in addition to a multi-season recurring role on the acclaimed series Mad Men.
Polaha received his first great attention for his portrayal of John F. Kennedy, Jr. in the TV movie America’s Prince: The John F. Kennedy Jr. Story opposite Portia de Rossi. He has appeared in numerous independent features, including the upcoming Run the Race as well as Where Hope Grows, Back in the Day, Devil’s Knot and Petty Crimes.
Jason Smilovic EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
While living in New York City, Jason Smilovic began his career as the creator of the ABC series Karen Sisco based on the Elmore Leonard novel and the Steven Soderbergh film Out Of Sight. He moved to Los Angeles in 2004 and went on to develop three dramas for NBC: Kidnapped, Bionic Woman, and My Own Worst Enemy.
Jason’s first screenplay Lucky Number Slevin was directed by Paul McGuigan and starred Josh Hartnett, Ben Kingsley, Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman, and Lucy Liu. Jason co-wrote War Dogs with director Todd Phillips starring Jonah Hill and Miles Teller.
Jason and partner Todd Katzberg wrote all ten episodes of CONDOR.
They are currently adapting Robert Littell’s best-seller The Sisters.
Todd Katzberg EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Todd Katzberg spent his early 20s working in the non-profit sector, but quickly tired of being useful to society and decided to become a screenwriter instead.
Starting his TV career on the promising but short-lived NBC drama series Kidnapped, Todd then became a Staff Writer on NBC’s short-lived Bionic Woman re-boot, followed by a stint on the same network’s short-lived My Own Worst Enemy.
In the following decade or so, Todd did nothing you’ve ever heard of. He’s very happy to now be working on the AT&T Original Series CONDOR.
Todd lives outside Los Angeles with his very patient wife and three children.