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BUTTER

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ALEX KERSTING is an actor, published poet, and comedian. If there's a joke to be made, he'll make three. He's been acting for the last 5 years but entertaining for as long as he can remember. He's played Prince Emeron in the Las Vegas Little Theatre's Fringe Festival's FROGGED, but is best known for his role of Troy in Crypt Tv's STONEHEART, a role that thoroughly prepared him for Butter. After a Nationwide search for the role of BUTTER, Alex won the title role.

MARIAN

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MIRA SORVINO has won an Academy Award®, Golden Globe and several additional honors. Her other credits include TRADE OF INNOCENTS, UNION, HUMAN TRAFFICKING, RESERVATION ROAD, QUIZ SHOW, SUMMER OF SAM, ROMY AND MICHELLE’S HIGH SCHOOL REUNION and NORMA JEAN AND MARILYN. She is a Harvard graduate and an official ambassador for the United Nations on Human Trafficking. In that role, she has traveled the world on behalf of the UN and testified to Congress on human trafficking and atrocities occurring around the world.

PROFESSOR DUNN

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MYKELTI WILLIAMSON is perhaps best remembered for his touching performance as "Bubba" opposite Tom Hanks in the Academy Award-winning FORREST GUMP, Mykelti Williamson is one of the most sought-after actors in Hollywood, who has been steadily honing his craft since he first began acting professionally at the age of 18. Following his critically acclaimed performance in FORREST GUMP, Williamson starred in Forest Whitaker's WAITING TO EXHALE, partnered with Al Pacino in Michael Mann's HEAT, FREE WILLY 2: THE ADVENTURE HOME, and starred alongside Nicolas Cage in CON AIR. Williamson was also seen in Mike Nichols' political drama PRIMARY COLORS and in THREE KINGS, opposite George Clooney, Mark Wahlberg and Ice Cube. He most recently starred in Denzel Washington’s Award winning film, FENCES.

FRANK

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BRIAN VAN HOLT was cast in several films and television series beginning with A VERY BRADY SEQUEL followed by appearances in episodes of SPIN CITY, HOMICIDE: LIFE ON THE STREET, MARTIAL LAW, and SEX AND THE CITY. He then hit his stride in a string of A-list films beginning with BLACK HAWK DOWN and WINDTALKERS, interspersed with CONFIDENCE, and continuing with BASIC and S.W.A.T. He has since appeared in MAN OF THE HOUSE, HOUSE OF WAX, and the CBS series THRESHOLD. Van Holt was cast in David Milch's HBO series JOHN FROM CINCINNATI as Butchie Yost, son of surfing legend Mitch Yost. He also played Kyle Hobart in the TV series SONS OF ANARCHY. He appeared as one of the lead characters on COUGAR TOWN for six seasons. He most recently can be seen in DEN OF THIEVES opposite Gerard Butler.

DOC BEAN

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RAVI PATEL will next be seen on the big screen in the Lionsgate feature film THE LONG SHOT, opposite Charlize Theron & Seth Rogen as well as COME AS YOU ARE, a remake of the acclaimed Belgian film 'Hasta La Vista'. He can also be seen in last year's Sundance hit BAND AID, opposite Zoe Lister-Jones and Adam Pally. Ravi has had recurring roles in the CBS sitcom LIVING BIBLICALLY, in Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang’s critically-acclaimed Netflix series MASTER OF NONE, and TBS’s comedy series WRECKED. Before this, he was a series regular on Danny Chun’s FOX show, GRANDFATHERED, opposite John Stamos and Josh Peck.  In 2014, Ravi wrote, co-directed, and starred in MEET THE PATELS, a documentary that he created with his sister, Geeta Patel, that won the Audience Award for Best Documentary at the LA Film Festival that year. The film portrays Patel’s autobiographical journey of trying to find an Indian wife. In 2016, it premiered to rave reviews on Netflix as one of the hottest films across all genres and the high-trending film behind MAKING A MURDERER. The duo currently have a deal with Fox Searchlight Pictures to adapt the documentary into a feature length film. Having been cast in pilots nearly every year, Ravi has appeared on numerous popular shows over the course of his career, including but not limited to IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA, SCRUBS, HAWAII FIVE-0, GREY’S ANATOMY, CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL, and THE COMEDIANS. Separately from acting, Ravi is the co-founder of This Bar Saves Lives, which donates a meal packet for every granola bar they sell, and is an active investor in several health and wellness start-ups.

DR. JENNICE

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ANNABETH GISH made her screen debut, at the age of 13, in the teen film, DESERT BLOOM, opposite Jon Voight, and, in following years, has found success in film and television. Gish starred in the films HIDING OUT with Jon Cryer, MYSTIC PIZZA with Julia Roberts, and SHAG, opposite Phoebe Cates and Bridget Fonda. She co- starred in films WYATT EARP, THE LAST SUPPER and received critical praise on the biopic, NIXON. Gish also appeared in the ensemble cast movie BEAUTIFUL GIRLS. In summer 2015, it was announced Gish would return as Monica Reyes in the upcoming THE X FILES revival. She also reprised her role for the 11th season of the show for the 2017-2018 TV season. She co-starred with Kate Bosworth, Thomas Jane and Dash Mihok in the 2016 thriller film BEFORE I WAKE. Most recently she had a recurring role on SONS OF ANARCHY as Lt. Althea Jarry of the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Department.

ANNA

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McKALEY MILLER will next be seen in the upcoming Blumhouse production MA co-starring opposite Octavia Spencer. Her other credits include “HEART OF DIXIE,” “SCREAM QUEENS” and THE ICEMAN.

PARKER

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JACK GRIFFO is a Nickelodeon star with over 3.5 million Instagram followers. He recently wrapped Nickelodeon's hit show, ”THE THUNDERMANS”, where he starred as antagonist-turned-anti-hero Max Thunderman. The superhero live action comedy filmed over 100 episodes and has a massive teen following. Currently, Jack can be seen in the new Netflix teen comedy "ALEXA AND KATIE,” alongside his real-life girlfriend Paris Berlec.

TRENT

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ADAIN BRADLEY is a young actor on the rise has quickly become “one to watch” this year.  He is 6 ft tall and has a very athletic build. Currently seen as the fan favorite role of ‘Xander’ on the BOLD AND BEAUTIFUL.
Born in Salina, Kansas Adain moved to York, England with his family when he was just two months old.  His passion for acting began when he was a child, with a production of “Bugsy” in 2008 at the Grand Opera House in York.  Out of the hundreds of kids who auditioned, Adain was the youngest, and was fortunate enough to land the part of Leroy.  He fell in love with acting, and began appearing in short films in the UK.  He wanted to take his skills to the next level, and as soon as he graduated from high school moved from the UK to Los Angeles, where he was quickly cast in “Riverdale.”

JEANNIE

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NATALIE VALERIN was born in Florida, and is Colombian descent. At very young age she became involved in the arts, participating in theatre groups, doing plays singing/acting.It wasn’t long before she was discovered by an agent and manager, encouraging her to moved to Los Angeles where she began booking commercials and print campaigns. Soon after, she began working on prime time television such as 9-1-1 and SWAT. Natalie will next be seen recurring on the new tv show L.A.’s FINEST with Jessica Alba and Gabrielle Union, and just wrapped the Indy feature BUTTER. When Natalie is not on set filming she’s making music or recording covers.

JEREMY

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JAKE AUSTIN WALKER is an American Actor from Mississippi best known for his work as ‘Jared Talbot’ on the Peabody Award winning series RECTIFY.  He has been acting since he was __ years old, appearing in features including I LOVE YOU PHILLIP MORRIS, THE CHAPERONE and BURNING PALMS as well as television including IMPACT, BONES, ’TIL DEATH and IDENTITY.  More recently Jake has appeared on FEAR THE WALKING DEAD, LETHAL WEAPON and on the Facebook Watch series FIVE POINTS.  He also just wrapped work on the independent film BUTTER with Annabeth Gish and Mira Sorvino. Jake is also an accomplished musician who’s songs 'Rolling Stones' 'F Love’ and ‘Last Dance’ can be found on Spotify and Apple music.  He currently resides in Los Angeles.

TUCKER

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MATTHEW GOLD originates from Chicago where he performed across the city in professionally. He has worked at; The Goodman Theatre, Chicago Theatre, Marriott Theatre, Drury Lane Theatre, and a plethora of Chicago storefront theaters. In the last four years living in Los Angeles, he has worked on television shows such as THE MINDY PROJECT, and can be seen recurring on the final season of K.C. UNDERCOVER on The Disney Channel as Howard Morris. You can catch Matthew in the upcoming Roger Ailes movie with Nicole Kidman, Margot Robbie, Charlize Theron, and John Lithgow. He plays Zac Ailes.

DR. KAUFMAN

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MONTE MARKHAM Monte Markham’s versatility and extraordinary range of talent has created a remarkable and enduring career. He has starred in iconic Feature Films, Television Series, and major Theatre productions, and produced and directed a prodigious variety of Documentary Films for word broadcast television. From his show stopping performances, singing and dancing on Broadway, series star, and notable appearances in the best of television and feature comedies and drama, Monte’s creative journey is legendary.

PENELOPE

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JESSIE RABIDEAU, who was cast as the flute-playing Penelope, is an actor and filmmaker based in Los Angeles. Born and raised in Indiana, she started studying acting under Robert Carnegie and Holly Gagnier at Playhouse West. Her favorite role was Babe in the studio’s production of CRIMES OF THE HEART. Her other credits include an award-winning TV pilot and numerous short films, which she wrote and directed and have screened at film festivals across LA.