EMILY C. CHANG
EMILY C. CHANG is an Emmy Award-winning performer and writer who was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana and grew up in New Jersey. She most recently recurred as Ivy on the CW’s Vampire Diaries, as well as other guest starring roles on Community, How I Met Your Mother, Bones, Intelligence, Days of Our Lives, NCIS, The Young & The Restless, 90210, and Brothers and Sisters, and the recent remake of the classic sci-fi movie, Total Recall. Emily has starred in dozens of TV commercials and indie films, including the Ruffles Ultimate commercial, where she is perhaps best known as the “Ba-zing!” girl (landing her a spot on Complex Magazine’s Top 10 Hottest Women in Commercials). She’s also done extensive television hosting for talk shows and travel shows, including On the Frontlines: Doing Business in China, co-hosted by The Atlantic‘s James Fallows, garnering them 2 NY Emmy nominations and 1 win. As a writer/director and producer, she co-wrote and directed the award-winning comedic shorts, Mouthbreather and The Humberville Poetry Slam. She graduated from the University of Chicago and from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. Check out Emily on IMDb.
LYNN CHEN began performing on the Lincoln Center Stage at the age of 5. She made her feature debut in Sony Pictures Classic’s Saving Face, a role that won her the title of “Outstanding Newcomer” at the 2006 AXAwards. Since then, she has become a fixture on the film festival circuit – including Sundance, Toronto, Tribeca, SXSW – setting an unofficial record at the 28th LAAPFF with five concurrent movie roles. She is currently Skype’s Acting Ambassador. She is also a body image activist and founder of the popular blogs, The Actor’s Diet and Thick Dumpling Skin.
CHRISTINE ELISE McCarthy has been acting professionally for more than 25 years and is recognized primarily for her roles as U4EA-popping bad girl, Emily Valentine, on Beverly Hills, 90210, as Harper Tracy on ER, and as Kyle, the gal who killed Chucky in Child’s Play 2. Her short film, Bathing & the Single Girl, was accepted into over 100 film festivals and won 20 awards. Bathing & the Single Girl, inspired by the short, is her debut novel. She maintains an irreverent food porn blog called www.DelightfulDeliciousDelovely.com for which she provides recipes, photographs and sometimes shares details of the triumphs and, more frequently, the humiliations of her own life. She has also written three episodes of Beverly Hills, 90210 as well as developing characters and storylines for the series. She has a great passion for photography (www.MyPinUpArt.com) and has shown her pin-up and decaying Americana imagery in the United States & Paris.
DREW POWELL grew up in Lebanon, Indiana and was singing and acting throughout his formative years. His first television role was the recurring character Cadet Drew on Fox’s Malcolm in the Middle. Soon after, he portrayed Hoss Cartwright on the series The Ponderosa, a prequel to Bonanza which premiered in 2001. Drew’s first starring role in a major feature film was in the 2011 remake of the 1971 film Straw Dogs. Other feature film appearances include Starship Troopers 2, The Marine, Mexican Sunrise, and 1408 with John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson. Drew has also guest starred on numerous television series including Ray Donovan, Modern Family, House, Leverage, and Southland. Most recently, he recurred as FBI Agent Reede Smith, one of the 7 Red John suspects on The Mentalist, and as Butch Gilzean on the hit series, Gotham. Drew lives with his wife Veronica, son Leo and dog Elsie in Los Angeles. He is a legal resident of Australia and England.
BRENT BAILEY is from Tucson, Arizona, and is perhaps best known as Alex Knightley in the hit Pemberley Digital series, Emma Approved – a modern day adaptation of Jane Austen’s Emma. He costars alongside Bryan Cranston in HBO’s upcoming LBJ biopic. Brent was first seen in the hit music video, “Take Me There” by the Rascal Flatts. Soon after that he was landing multiple national commercials, short films and music videos, including his first network TV role in 2007 on NBC’s “life.” He next appeared on Showtime’s “Californication” alongside David Duchovny, before landing roles in four feature films. He first appeared as Dean in Embrem Entertainment’s “Going Down in La-la-land,” followed by Interwoven Studios “Crimson Winter” as Ferghas. Next it was Sony’s surprise box-office hit “Think Like A Man” as Michael Ealys co-worker/friend, and finally a top of show lead role in boxer films “Republic of Two” with Janet Montgomery. In addition, Brent has appeared in multiple national commercials directed by such well-known industry names as Doug Liman (Bourne Identity) and Antione Fuqua (Training Day).