CAST AND CREW
Tiffany Chu grew up in the rugged suburbs of San Jose, CA. She grew up as an only child, which means she loves her parents more than you. Her favorite cartoon is Doraemon. The Little Prince is her favorite book. She likes her boba milk tea 25% sweet, less ice. She graduated as an Anteater from UC Irvine leaving her with tens of thousands of dollars in debt. In her first acting class, she was called a robot. Fun fact: Tiff is an erhu master...look it up.
Tohoru Masamune was born in Madison WI. He grew up in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada and Boston, MA. He played Shredder in Michael Bay’s 2014 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie and has also been in Inception, Marvel Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., American Dad!, as well as major stage plays directed by Tony Award winners. He enjoys playing ice hockey, fighting with samurai swords, shooting Glocks and jamming on his keyboard. He is an MIT grad from a number of generations of hard-core scientists, so he is thankful that Bernie and Evan have given him this spectacular opportunity to unleash his inner-nerd!
Rex Bressler grew up in Menlo Park, California in the heart of Silicon Valley. He started his career by moving prop rocks behind the scenes, but a lead role in his high school's musical, Bye Bye Birdie, spurred a passion for entertaining. He's remained onstage and in front of the camera ever since. When not dancing awkwardly in front of cameras, he's reading, writing, or singing. Reach out on Instagram if you want to know more.
Sara Montez is a multi-ethnic actor from Los Angeles, CA. Before pursing her lifelong dream as an actor she attended the University of San Francisco, where she graduated in 3 years with honors. She’s known for her work on “This Is Us” (2016), “Birds of Prey (And the Fabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)” (2020), and “Inheritance” (2017).
With more than 25 years in the entertainment industry, Alexandra has appeared in many notable works including NCIS, Magicians, Young and the Restless, Jane By Design, Saw, and Mr. and Mrs. Kim. In 1999, her passion for theatre led her to co-found and co-artistic direct the infamous Asian American theatre “Lodestone Theatre Ensemble” which produced over 75 productions during its lifespan. After her tenure in theatre, Alexandra went on to create an online web series exploring the “voyeur" with her interactive hotel room series called “HotelKasper.com". When she’s not working in entertainment, you can find her rescuing and re-homing dogs world wide.
LA TRICE HARPER
La Trice is an actress from sunny, Southern California who has taken her love of performing from the stage to the screen in shows such as The Shield and Hallmark’s Murder 101. “Sweet. Kind...the honest friend with an inherent strength,” are a few words to describe some of the characters she’s enjoyed bringing to life. And now, as she steps into this exciting new role, she’s looking forward to exploring the world of AI in the ground-breaking new series called Artificial.
Justin Lee is an actor, producer, podcaster, and MMA nerd. Having worked on a variety of films and television shows, Justin, is widely recognized for the role of "Annyong Bluth" on hit comedy series, "Arrested Development." His film "Toenail", was a winner at the HBO Visionaries competition and distributed by HBO. Some of Justin's work includes: "Sneaky Pete", "Get Shorty", "The Interview", "Shameless", "Sneaker Heads", and more.
Genre defiant, Evan Mandery is the author of six books, including three novels, and more than 50 academic articles, works of long-form journalism and op-eds. His novel, Q, is under development at Lionsgate. A graduate of Harvard College and Harvard Law School, Evan is also a leading expert on the death penalty.
Executive Producer, Bonnie Buckner, served as Head of Development at New Wave Entertainment as well as producing over 40 non-scripted, documentary, and competition shows across multiple networks. Creating under her own company Bonnie Mae Productions, she has written, produced, and directed multiple scripted festival films and web series.