Cast & Crew

WRITER/DIRECTOR

JoeBasileJOE BASILE is a guy from New Jersey. Joe’s love affair with film began in 1976 when, as a kid, he sat in the Middletown UA Theater and was captivated by the movie ROCKY. It was a defining moment in his life. He suddenly knew what he wanted to do. After graduating University of Delaware, Joe relocated to Hollywood. Joe’s had an interesting journey in the entertainment industry. He’s been in front of the camera, behind the camera, set on fire, and received his MFA in Screenwriting from UCLA’s prestigious film school. He’s had the privilege of working with Warren Beatty, Katherine Hepburn, and Mike Nichols – to name a few. To date Joe has been cast in over twenty-five television shows (CRIMINAL MINDS, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES, ER, WITHOUT A TRACE, 6 FEET UNDER, SEINFELD, and CSI to name a few) and fifteen movies (8 HEADS IN A DUFFLE BAG, GIA, PAPARAZZI, and THAT THING YOU DO). Working both behind and in front of the camera was a valuable lesson in movie making for Joe. He has seen the collaboration it takes to get a movie made. Joe’s IMDB page

CAST

Neal BledsoeNeal Bledsoe (Vic Trevi) attended the Shawnigan Lake School, the Idyllwild Arts Academy and the North Carolina School of the Arts. After North Carolina, Neal relocated to New York City where he continues work as an actor. Neal has over 12 movies and 30 television guest stars to his credit. Most recognized from his recurring roles on UGLY BETTY and SMASH. Neal’s IMDB page

Joe NievesJoe Nieves (Buddy Buccellato) has been acting in film and television since 1995. Most notably, Joe has been recurring on How I Met Your Mother for the past 6 years, and is also currently recurring on Southland. He has Guest starred on many shows such as 24, CASTLE, HOUSE, and CSI to name a few. Joe was a series regular on the short lived series DAY BREAK and was a lead in the PRIME SUSPECT pilot. On the big screen (along with WEST END) Joe will soon be seen in Sofia Copolla’s next film BLING RING. Other films of note are SHRING, GAMERS, FLOAT and GORDON GLASS. He currently resides in Sherman Oaks with his lovely wife, Mary and handsome dog, Ronnie. Joe’s IMDB page

Peter OnoratiPeter Onorati (John Trevi) made his TV debut as Lou Carello in the long running C.B.S. sitcom KATE AND ALLIE. Upon Peter’s arrival in Hollywood, he was immediately cast in leading roles in critically acclaimed dramas including: NYPD BLUE, CIVIL WARS, UNDER SUSPICION, MURDER ONE and COP ROCK. Peter has guest starred on such highly acclaimed shows as BIG BANG THEORY, HARRY’S LAW, CASTLE, RIZZOLI AND ISLES, THE MENTALIST, IN PLAIN SIGHT, COLD CASE, CHUCK in addition to recurring roles on: CSI, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES, 24, EVERYBODY HATES CHRIS, and BOSTOM LEGAL. Peter has acted over 40 feature films including, GOODFELLAS, POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE, FIREBIRDS, CAMP NOWHERE, ROCKET MAN and special events on HBO, USA, ABC, CBS, SHOWTIME,such as: TALES FROM THE CRYPT, OUTER LIMITS the HBO world Premiere movies SHELTER, DISAPPEARING ACTS and DANCING IN SEPTEMBER. His most recent film work includes new releases like CALLERS, CIRCLE, THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT and TNT’s COMING AND GOING. Peter’s IMDB page

Eric RobertsEric Roberts (Victor Trevi) is an Academy Awards nominee for his role in RUNAWAY TRAIN and a three-time Golden Globes nominee for RUNAWAY TRAIN, STAR 80 and KING OF THE GYPSIES. He also won a Golden Satellite Award for the 2002 season of LESS THAN PERFECT. He also made a profound impact in the Emmy nominated television adaptation of Truman Capote’s IN COLD BLOOD , directed by Jonathan Kaplan and co-starring Anthony Edwards and starred in LA CUCARACHA, which won Best Film at the Austin Film Festival in 1998, and for which Eric won Best Actor in the New York Independent Film Festival that same year. Eric’s starring role in the film, It’s My Party , received critical acclaim at the 1996 Sundance Film Festival. Other notable performances include his roles in FINAL ANALYSIS, THE POPE OF GREENWICH VILLAGE, RAGGEDY MAN, BABYFEVER, HEAVEN’S PRISONERS, THE SPECIALIST and THE GRAVE. Eric’s IMDB page

Melissa ArcherMelissa Archer (Lauren Buccellato) has segued smoothly from television to movies. She followed her ten year run on ABC’s ONE LIFE TO LIVE with a starring role in the indie rom-com EXCUSE ME FOR LIVING. The movie also stars Tom Pelphrey, Jerry Stiller, Wayne Knight, Christopher Lloyd and Robert Vaughn. A Texas native, the fiery redhead’s love for acting began in high school where she was also an accomplished singer and dancer, appearing in numerous local productions. After guest-starring in an episode of PBS’ WISHBONE, the determined teen relocated to Hollywood to follow her dream. In 2001 she won the role of Natalie on ONE LIFE TO LIVE and enjoyed a front-burner storyline for a decade. She was continually voted favorite actress in all fan polls. Melissa is bi-coastal and has homes in New Jersey and Los Angeles. In her rare spare time, the accomplished marksman loves martial arts, karaoke and travel. Melissa’s IMDB page

Isabella HoffmanIsabella Hofmann (Mary Trevi) originally hails from Chicago, where she was a member of Second City’s main stage company. After moving to LA, Isabella became a series regular on shows such as DEAR JOHN (NBC), HOMICIDE (NBC), and BEGGARS AND CHOOSERS (Showtime). She has recurred on JAG and CRIMINAL MINDS, and has a long list of guest starring roles including ALPHAS, GREY’S ANATOMY, and NCIS. Film credits include BURLESQUE, DREAMER, LITTLE CHENIER, RENAISSANCE MAN, and THE PRINCESS DIARIES II. Isabella’s IMDB page

Paul CalderonPaul Calderon (Agent Robert Mackey) won an Obie Award for his performance in BLADE TO THE HEAT at the Public Theatre. His most notable Broadway role was opposite Robert De Niro in CUBA AND HIS TEDDY BEAR. Paul also appeared off-Broadway in such plays as REQUIM FOR A HEAVYWEIGHT, DIVINE HORSEMAN, and in Shakespeare’s TROILUS AND CRESSIDA in Central Park. He is a founding member of the Touchstone Theatre, the American Folk Theatre and the Labyrinth Theatre Company. Paul has acted in THE LAST CASTLE, GIRLFIGHT, OUT OF SIGHT, COP LAND, FOUR ROOMS, PULP FICTION, BAD LIEUTENANT, THE FIRM, THE ADDICTION, Q & A, SEA OF LOVE, CLOCKERS, KING OF NEW YORK and LA SOGA. In addition, he has made numerous guest appearances on television series, including recurring roles on DREAM STREET, LAW & ORDER and MIAMI VICE. Paul co-wrote Abel Ferrara’s 1992 crime drama Bad Lieutenant, starring Harvey Keitel. Paul’s IMDB page

Wayne DuvallWayne Duvall (Fat Patty) has been ‘that guy’ for almost 20 years and has worked with many of Hollywood’s top directors and talents. His films include DUPLICITY, EDGE OF DARKNESS, LEATHERHEADS, O’BROTHER WHERE ART THOU?, IN THE VALLEY OF ELAH, PRIDE AND GLORY, APOLLO 13 and many others. Having done nearly 100 guest spots on television he is most remembered for the 4 years he spent on the CBS drama THE DISTRICT as Sgt. Phil Brander. He is currently recurring on THE GOOD WIFE and recently finished the film BREATHLESS co- starring Ray Liota, Val Kilmer, Gina Gershon and Kelli Giddish. In December he will be seen in LINCOLN directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Daniel Day-Lewis. Wayne’s IMDB page

Lou MartiniLou Martini‘s (Jimmy Vetrone) first big break was the Off Broadway hit, TONY ‘N TINA’S WEDDING. Since then, Lou has had numerous television appearances including, LAW & ORDER, LAW & ORDER: CRIMINAL INTENT, LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT, FALCONE, 100 CENTRE STREET, AS THE WORLD TURNS, RESCUE ME, DAMAGES, WHITE COLLAR, BLACK DONNELLY’S, and CONVICTION. Lou became America’s favorite doorman on the GASTINEAU GIRLS. Lou also played Anthony Infante on THE SOPRANOS, brother-in-law to New York mob boss Johnny Sac. Some of Lou’s latest film work includes TO REDEMPTION, BILLY’S CULT, SUICIDE NOTES, WON TON BABY, and the independent feature film LBS, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Lou’s IMDB page

Anthony ManganoAnthony Mangano (Lou Prescotti) still gets recognized as the COP in POINT BREAK. His resume’s not limited to that one credit. Anthony has been a guest on over 30 television shows including SIENFELD, LAW AND ORDER, DIFF’RENT STROKES, WHO’S THE BOSS, THE WIRE, CUPID, PARTY OF FIVE. He’s recurred on NYPD BLUE and RESCUE ME, most recently both PERSONS OF INTEREST and BLUE BLOODS. Anthony’s has been in over 20 films, including 8 HEADS IN A DUFFLE BAG, THE DICTATOR, INSIDE MAN, ROADIE, and his short HEART AND SOUL which he plans to turn into a feature film. HEART AND SOUL is the true story of Anthony’s father crooner Tony Mann. Anthony’s IMDB page

SUPPORTING CAST

  • Joe Basile – Father Mike
  • Joe Capozzi – Officer Pete
  • Stephen Badalamenti – Desk Clerk
  • Neal Matarazzo – Funeral Director
  • Rich Duva – Mechanic
  • Nicole Mangano – Hostess
  • Joseph Leone Introna – McGuffin
  • James McGuckin – Contractor
  • Nick Chiarella – Jack the Bartender
  • Sal Chiarella – Cougar Bar Owner
  • Phil Carnes – Rio’s Agent
  • Jennifer Sodini – John’s Comare
  • Judi Franco – Herself
  • Dennis Malloy – Himself

CREW

  • Produced by Joe Basile
  • Executive Producers:
  • Shelly LoCascio, Michelle Hurley
  • Original Music by Jeff Cardoni
  • Cinematographers:
  • Clayton Combe, Timothy Naylor
  • Unit Production Manager/Producer: Anthony J. Vorhies
  • First Assistant Director: Duccio Fabbri
  • Edited by Ted Feldman
  • Casting by Donna McKenna
  • Production Design by John El Manahi
  • Costume Design by Lindsey Kruichak
  • Second Assistant Director: Clay Broaddus
  • Second Second Assistant Director: Eddie Griffith
  • Associate Producers:
  • Mark Bernardi
  • Peter Onorati
  • James Quattrochi
  • Production Supervisor: Ben Sabiers
  • Production Manager: Mark Bernardi
  • Location Manager: James H. Fitzgerald
  • Script Supervisor: Veronica Mulero
  • Stunt Coordinator: Manny Siverio
  • Art Direction: Evan Seide
  • Set Decoration: Heidi Strykiewicz
  • Property Master: Gwen Roach
  • First Assistant Camera: Glen Chin
  • Second Assistant Camera: Mary Neary
  • ‘B’ Camera Operator: Jordan Bell
  • Gaffer: Jordan Bell
  • Best Boy Electric: Stephen Troy
  • Electrician: Keagan Fuller
  • Key Grip: Bill Dixon
  • Best Boy Grip: George S. Matsuo
  • Grip: Ben Logan
  • Sound Mixer: Will Masisak
  • Set Costumer: Brittany Graham
  • Wardrobe Assistant: Tracey Kurtz
  • Key Hair/Makeup Artist: David Kalahiki
  • Makeup Artist: Loe Won
  • Additional Hair/Makeup: Jessica Toth
  • Digital Colorist: Harris Charalambous
  • Additional Editor: Tony Wise
  • Special Effects: Ixor Visual FX | Terry Politis
  • Sound Supervisor: Charles Dayton MPSE CAS
  • Rerecording Mixer: Charles Dayton MPSE CAS
  • Sound Effects Editor: Steve Urban
  • Foley Artist: Steve Urban
  • Score mixed by Jeff Cardoni
  • Trumpet, Flugelhorn, Trombone – Jordan Katz
  • Score Mastering – Hans DeKline @ SoundBitesDog
  • Score Orchestration – Jeff Cardoni
  • Loop Group: Ear Whacks
  • Key PA: James Newman
  • Production Assistants:
  • Kevin Mahoney
  • Dave Lugo
  • Julia Luangrath
  • Philip Prince
  • Tim Lugo
  • Ryan Stetz
  • Matthew White
  • Graeme Dempsey
  • J.T. Taylor
  • Frank Baglino, Jr.
  • Erik Massimino
  • Second Unit:
  • Producer: Mark Bernardi
  • Director of Photography: Rob Newman
  • Assistant Camera: Tom Greco
  • Assistant Camera: Jeff Baker
  • Sound Mixer: Jim Baglino