J. Kyle Manzay is a local writer/producer/director/actor. He completed his MFA at NYU Tisch School of the Arts Graduate Acting Program and went on to win the 2004 Obie Award for Outstanding Performance and has been nominated for 4 AUDELCO awards. He starred in the films Little Manhattan, King’s County, Single Hills, and the box office smash hit American Gangster opposite Denzel Washington. J Kyle’s Korner Entertainment has also produced an animation pilot entitled It’s All Elementary, for which they are currently shopping for a network home. J Kyle has been featured on Good Day New York, Hot 97’s morning show, The Wendy Williams Show, New Yorker Magazine, and XXL Magazine.
Krystal Hill has graced the New York stage and independent Film scene for several years. After studying her craft at New York University, Black Nexus and other various workshops Krystal has grown into both a natural and versatile actor.Her roles besides playing ” Lisa” the on stage and the original theatrical production of Single Hills includes lead role and appearances in Brighter Burn, For Colored Girls, Reflections, Vampiyaz, Black Astronauts. She is also a trained vocalist and writer who has lent her beauty and talent to dozens of television commercials.
Victor Williams has appeared in a wide range of television shows which include the award winning “ER,” “The Practice,” Law & Order, and “Girlfriends”. Most recently, he has appeared in “Blue Bloods”, “Fringe” and “Delocated”. Williams is most known for his nine seasons of work on the hugely successful television series, “The King of Queens” in the role of Deacon Palmer. Film credits include Copland, The Preacher’s Wife and Me and Mrs. Jones. www.victor-williams.com
Maryam is a young star in the making. Born and raised in the Midwest, she came to New York with big dreams, and is realizing them. She has appeared on television shows such as 30 rock, in films with Denzel Washington and Wesley Snipes, taken direction from heavy hitters such as Ridley Scott and Antoine Fuqua. She has explored many avenues in Pursuing her passion, from modeling to film acting, and has even done a dance number for the Princess of Afghanistan! She has a natural knack for modeling and an intense passion for acting, which she believes is her calling. She is open to delving into new and exciting projects and is dedicated to polishing her craft. Definitely, look out for Maryam Basir.