CREATORS AND TALENT BIOGRAPHIES
David Vargas is a producer and director in Miami, FL where he started his production company Penilican Pictures. For nearly a decade, David has expressed his love for cinema through the several commercials, music videos, and short films he has produced, always keeping in mind that story comes first. His experience comes from producing, shooting, and editing with the best the industry has to offer, including HBO, Universal Studios, Disney, and PBS. He takes his work seriously, but life not so much. After all he is in this industry for one reason alone, to entertain. This will be his feature film directorial debut.
Javier Mayol is a writer and award-winning editor who has worked in the entertainment business for over a decade. Some of his credits include the feature film Rock of Ages with Tom Cruise and The Punisher with John Travolta. He's also worked in numerous TV shows such as Trading Spaces Home Free, America's Most Wanted, ABC Family's Go For It and Home Matters. He has worked with clients such as Nickelodeon, PBS, The Learning Channel, Sesame Street, Disney and MTV Networks.
CAST OF LOVE AND HOSTAGES
Randall Core as Michael Schultz
Randall Core, originally from Louisiana, is a professional actor living in South Florida. His most recent success was the principal role of Rich on The Glades, along with several appearances in the popular hit Burn Notice. He is also a photographer and writer who plans on making this his last film project in Florida before moving to LA.
Natalie Stavola as Ava Pierce
Natalie Stavola is an up and coming actor and voiceover artist who began her life in Danbury, Connecticut. Early in childhood, she discovered her inner performer and began dancing, acting, and playing musical instruments. After moving to Florida when she was twelve, Natalie grew to love the state, and remained there for her secondary education and acting training. She earned a Bachelor's in psychology from Florida State University, which allows her to take on characters with deeper understanding
Carl Rimi as Alex Schultz
Sheena Colette as Sarah Pierce
Jill-Michele Melean as Jackie Pierce