Devil's Hit List is a transmedia action-adventure series that mixes fantasy with modern fiction and brings out the hidden world of the darknet to the streets of New York.
Sasha Santiago – Director
A visionary with 15 years experience in writing, producing and directing films. Sasha is constantly evolving with the times and is optimistic about a type of cinema that's more participatory. His forte is for emotionally charged thrillers that blur the lines between truth and fiction.
A passion for encouraging collaborative environments, Sasha takes great pleasure in devising films that are gripping and unpredictable. To meet the insatiable demand for immersive storytelling experiences, Sasha intergates the connected world we live in into his narrative structures and embraces emerging technologies by crafting original, bespoke stories that are highly visual and sharable.
Adrienne Smith – Producer & Actress
Adrienne is a multi-hyphenate (writer, actress, and producer) with experience that runs the gamut from hosting a television show in Japan to developing film and television properties for the U.S. market. With an MBA in Media & Entertainment from Columbia Business School, Adrienne has proven herself to be a proficient project developer.
Adrienne's screenplay was selected as a semi-finalist in the 2013 Kairos Prize for Spiritually Uplifting Screenplays. With years in acting and television hosting experience, Adrienne continues to develop her craft under the tutelage of the incomparable acting coach, Susan Batson. Adrienne currently portrays a small character role in season four of “Orange is the New Black,” while she remains focused on building a new production company geared towards developing and distributing exciting films and original series made by multi-ethnic talents.
Aaron Gonzalez – Screenwriter
Aaron is a Writer, Director, Actor, Designer, Stage Manager and graduate of the UNCSA, Directing Program where he studied the art of storytelling with Gerald Freedman. Most notably he was Projection Designer for John Leguizamo’s GHETTO KLOWN now on HBO, Resident Director/ASM for BILLY ELLIOT the Musical National Tour, and Associate Director/Ensemble for BILLY ELLIOT at The MUNY of St. Louis.
Some of his Stage Management credits include TIME STANDS STILL (MTC & The Cort). Currently, Aaron is Associate Directing BILLY ELLIOT at the Music Theatre of Wichita and Gateway Playhouse, developing a new musical with John Leguizamo & Steven Chbosky, and working with Mr. Leguizamo on his next one-man show.
Jeff Gomez & Mark Pensavalle - Transmedia Producers
With transmedia techniques, Devil’s Hit List can be transmitted across the world, leveraged through social media, and generate a growing community of ardent fans and advocates. We believe that, whenever possible, audiences must feel as if they are personally being woven into the mythology of the Devil’s Hit List story world.
Billed as an action-adventure series that mixes fantasy with modern fiction, as well as themes found in New York, we feel that Devil’s Hit List lends itself to many of the vanguard transmedia narrative development processes Starlight Runner has developed in our work with some of the world’s leading entertainment and consumer products corporations, including The Walt Disney Company, Microsoft, the Coca-Cola Company, and Sony Pictures Entertainment.
John Leguizamo – Actor
Emmy Winning and Golden Globe nominted actor, producer, comedian, playwright and screenwriter. As of 2015, Leguizamo has appeared in over 100 films, produced over 10 films, starred on Broadway in several productions, and has produced or starred in many other television shows. A masterly and accomplished performer.
Tyson Beckford – Actor
Tyson Beckford made fashion history by creating and defining the term, "male supermodel," when he signed with Ralph Lauren in 1994. Since that time, Tyson progressed from being a fashion model to a fashion icon with worldwide recognition.
Tyson has appeared on many popular television programs in the U.S. such as CBS's "America's Next Top Model," ABC's "My Wife and Kids," and Bravo's "Make Me a Supermodel". Internationally, Tyson also co-hosted "Britain Ireland’s Next Top Model" for Sky TV in the UK. Tyson's film credits include "Into the Blue," "Zoolander," "Biker Boyz," "Hotel California," and "Addicted."
Simeon Panda – Actor
The ferocity of a power lifter with arguably one of the most aesthetically impressive natural physiques in the world, Simeon Panda is cut from a different cloth. The London born athlete has a dedicated and passionate fan base around the world, and will be making his acting debut as NOEL, a highly intellectual and ruthless executioner for the Devil's Hit List.
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By Ryan Faulker