Caroline Rich - Sydney

CAROLINE RICH - Sydney

Caroline, a native of North Carolina, is an actress, model and comedienne. After earning her Theatre Arts degree, she moved to Los Angeles where she has found success in national commercials, hosting promotional segments for "The Daytime Emmys" and in roles on ABC’s "Brothers and Sisters" and NBC’s "The Event". You’ll be able to catch her very soon in the new Comedy Central series, "Workaholics", as well as the feature film, "Underground Comedy".

RON RECASNER - Auggie

RON RECASNER - Auggie

Ron reprises his role of AUGGIE, a colorful character he created in the award winning Scarpaci/Kelly film, "Blue Bus." Also for Scarpaci/Kelly Productions, he was the Casting Director and Associate Producer for "Welcome to September".

He’s written and produced for the theatre, "Bert", "New Orleans Remembered" and "Reine".

Movie credits include "2010", "Defense Play", "Doll in the Dark", "Stone Cold", "Dead Air", "When the Bough Breaks", "Blue Bus" and now, "In The Key of Eli".

In the theatre, he has appeared in "The Tempest", "Nuts", "Twelve Angry Men", "A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum", "The Frogs", Slow Dance on the Killing Ground", "The Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny", "History of American Film", "Wolf Child", "Locker Room" and "One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest".

Some of his television credits are "Hill Street Blues", "Good Times", "Matlock", "Martin", "Diagnosis Murder", "Murder She Wrote", "Friends", "LA Law", "The Nanny" and "Perry Mason".

Phil Scarpaci - Joey

PHIL SCARPACI - Joey

Phil Scarpaci started his directorial career working at the Group Repertory Theatre in Los Angeles and since those early days has helmed award winning endeavors that include feature films, children’s programming, commercials and theater.

Prior to this year’s just completed, "In The Key of Eli", Mr. Scarpaci’s last film, "Blue Bus" (2009), won Best International Feature at the Swansea Bay International Film Festival, Wales. It also won Best Feature Film at the Memphis International Film Festival and was a winner at the Macon Film Festival. His previous feature "Welcome to September" had an award-winning run on the Indie film festival circuit as well. September is distributed by York Entertainment.

Mr. Scarpaci has been directing award winning Disney Programming for over 20 years. In 2009 he garnered the prestigious IDMA/DVDA Excellence Awards for Excellence in Children’s Programming for his latest Disney project, "Bill Nye the Science Guy" and is currently in post production on a new Bill Nye project.

Mr. Scarpaci’s diverse directing background has one thing in common: his ability to establish a creative and collaborative work environment. It’s not uncommon for actors to say Phil’s approach to directing promotes some of "my best work ever" and that his feel for the material and his touch with actors are what make it so special to work with him.

Lia Sargent - Shoshone

LIA SARGENT - Shoshone

Ms. Sargent comes from three generations of people who have contributed their various talents to the industry. As an actress/ dancer/voice artist, she has performed in over 100 film and television productions, including voice-overs and dubbing for foreign, animation, commercial and interactive releases.

Theatre Credits include the portrayal of the young Dorothy Parker in the musical revue, "You Might As Well Live"; originated the character Aunt Maeve in The Odyssey’s production of "The Abbey Yard", the "strong-willed, fiery" Euphemia in "The Liquidation Of Granny Peterman"; a four-character voice actor for Deaf West Theatre’s production of "Aladdin"; originated the role of Maggie O’Neal in Gene Autry’s Radio Hour’s production of "Walk The Mountain"; portrayed six characters in "Spoon River Anthology"; the creation and portrayal of five characters for "Soup, Schnapps And Sketches"; and played opposite her mother as Laura in "The Glass Menagerie" and Jessie to her Thelma in "Night Mother". She was, most recently seen, portraying Anna in "Boston Marriage" at GRT.

On film, she has had the good fortune to play opposite Whoopi Goldberg in "Burgler", Peter Gallagher in "An Inconvenient Woman"; Dabney Coleman in "Never Forget"; in "Day One" opposite Brain Dennehey and David Strathairn; "There Must Be A Pony" opposite Elizabeth Taylor; "Somebody’s Daughter" with Nicolette Sheridan; and "Space", opposite Harry Hamlin and Blair Brown. She was absolutely delighted to work under the direction of Brain Cranston in the Educational Documentary "Kidzsmart" and ecstatic to work with Phil Scarpaci in creating the role of Shoshone. Among many of the fine words of Brian Everingham, including "I endeavor to live a life that doesn’t include the word no," her character was truly inspired.

Frank Ciraci - Vincent

FRANK CIRACI - Vincent

This is Frank’s third collaboration with Phil Scarpaci, having had featured roles in "Neon Signs", "Welcome to September" and now, "In The Key of Eli". Frank worked for many years in the New York film, television, commercial and theatre worlds before moving out to the warmer climes of Los Angeles where he continues to work and enjoy life with his wife and young daughter.

Michael Tower - Aaron

MICHAEL TOWER - Aaron

Michael is a Canadian born actor who has worked in both New York City and Los Angeles performing in many theatre productions, commercials, television shows and films. Some of his television credits include guest spots on "Shark", "Guilty Or Innocent?" and "Without a Trace". Film roles include: "Exorcism: The Possession of Gail Bowers", "Journey to the Center of the Earth", "The Hitchhiker" and the cult sci-fi hit, "Transmorphers".

"In They Key of Eli" marks one of the favorite characters he has played; you'll know why when you see it.

Michael is also a restaurateur with two restaurants in Los Angeles.

Samantha Sloyan - Megs

SAMANTHA SLOYAN - Megs

Samantha received both the 2009 LA Drama Critics Award and the LA Weekly Award for her performance in "Munched" with Buzzworks Theatre Company. Her television credits include "The Beast" with Patrick Swayze, "Private Practice", "Law and Order LA" and "The Forgotten".

CAROLINE CHOI - Manicurist

CAROLINE CHOI - Manicurist

Interestingly enough, acting never appealed to Caroline and growing up in a traditional Korean household made it difficult for her to chase her dreams. Though she began her college education in the science field, it quickly changed into the Arts. In addition to her studies at USC, she began studying with award winning director Lauren Patrice Nadler at the NY Advantage. In December 2004, Caroline graduated from USC with a B.A. in Theatre Arts and to further her acting skills, she began studying with Scott Sedita (Fight for Fame). With the help of Sedita, Caroline was able to land her first TV Co-Star role on the sitcom "JOEY" starring Matt LeBlanc and Jennifer Coolidge, which aired October 2005. Soon after she entered into the business professionally, landing an agent & also Toyota & PSA commercials. Some other hit TV shows she has been on: "Grey's Anatomy", "Sons of Anarchy", "ER", The Unit", "iCarly" & the popular daytime soap "The Young and the Restless". You can catch her later this year in the indie feature "Marriage Retreat".

KIM PIQUET - Steve

KIM PIQUET - Steve

Kim Piquet, 24, is a Brazilian actor and has studied improv theater and scenic arts at O Tablado in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). He’s also trained by the Beverly Hills Playhouse and has done plays, short films and TV work in Brazil and USA. His Latest works include a short film gone feature called Dolphin Dolphin’s Head, a video for the Crash the Superbowl Contest called Maximum Gargon (http://www.vimeo.com/16872168) and the feature In the Key of Eli.

Kim Piquet has also finished work on his demo tape, titled The Kimg, which features 5 songs written, composed and sung by him. You can listen to the demo at his myspace page (www.myspace.com/kimpiquet).

For more info and news please visit his website www.kimpiquet.notlong.com.

Matt Scarpaci - Eli

MATT SCARPACI - Eli