Meet the Cast
GYS DE VILLIERS
Has won 14 acting awards during his distinguished career, largely in his native South Africa. He’s appeared in more than 54 theater productions, 20 television series and 30 feature films, including portraying F.W. de Klerk in the Oscar-nominated Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom, which starred Idris Elba, and opposite Paul Walker in Vehicle 19.
Winner of the 11th Annual The One Festival for her one woman show Marlene Goes to Hollywood, which she wrote and performed, has starred in domestic and international productions such as Show Boat, Oklahoma and Stone Soup & Other Stories. She is also producer and director of the weekly Ruastar Live music program.
Has played leading roles in over 100 films over the last eight years, spanning a range of genres and languages. He was represented by three projects at Cannes 2016, and has a dozen projects currently on the festival circuit or in production. Many of the films have been awarded prestigious prizes and support, notably from The National Board of Review, The Guadalajara International Film Festival, Spike Lee and Danny Boyle.
Reprises the role which garnered him a Best Supporting Actor nomination during the play’s original run. His television appearances include Starter Wives Confidential and Ca$h Cab, and in films ranging from Sunday with Albert and Mandy to Defending the King.
ISOBELLA CAROLINE BOUCHER
Is an actress/model/writer who most recently performed in the Off Broadway Production of Going Backwards as well as Name with the Alacrity Acting Group. She is also an accomplished singer and composer with four music CDs currently available.
THE CREATIVE TEAM
Most recently wrote the critically acclaimed off-Broadway sci-fi rock musical The Anthem – Ayn Rand Meets Hunger Games. His plays range from A Tomato Can’t Grow in the Bronx and Right on Target to Ponzi Man, and his novels include Jesse’s Girl, under option to actress Ksenia Solo’s (Orphan Black) production company OnFireFilms, Loving Rabbi Thalia Kleinman, Take Me Out to the Ballgame and The Man Who Wanted to Play Center Field for the New York Yankees. His scripted television series Joyland is in development with K2 Pictures. Morgenstein is completing his new science fiction novel, the first of a trilogy set at the onset of the 22nd Century following World War 3.
Nominated several times for the prestigious Audelco Award for sound design, has written, produced and directed numerous radio dramas and audio books. Mike has adapted the works of acclaimed science fiction authors such as Isaac Asimov and Arthur C. Clarke, and produced original radio documentary specials on John Lennon and Jerry Goldsmith. He wrote and directed the feature film, Personals (aka Hook’d Up), which starred Malik Yoba (NY Undercover) and Stacey Dash (Clueless). Sargent is chief film critic for WBAI Radio. He is host of both WBAI’s daytime film review program, Reel World, and popular late night radio show Niteshift. He’s currently directing & producing the feature length Bad Boys: A documentary film project.
Ilil Arbel is the author of a number of fiction and non-fiction books, including biographies, memoirs, novels, mythology/folklore, and metaphysics. Two of her books are factual biographies of alien hybrids, both of them descendants of Anunnaki, and she had done extensive research on both the Annunaki and the Marradians (erroneously called The Grays).
Ilil has contributed numerous short stories and articles on the subjects of natural history, personal histories, biography, health, education, social commentaries, and Judaic myths to many publications.
Ilil has a Ph.D. in liberal arts; she is a member of the Author’s Guild, Biographers International Organization (BIO), The American Society of Indexers, and The Angela Thirkell Society of North America. She has lived and studied in Tel Aviv, Paris, and New York, and currently resides in Manhattan.