Tuesday, May 24, 2011
|Shoreline resident actor Tony Doupé|
Shoreline resident actor Tony Doupé joins the cast of Seattle-based film Stop Requested. Doupé's work can be seen in the Off Hours, a Sundance Film Festival 2011 selection; in Ira Finkelstein's Christmas, directed by Sue Corcoran; and in the film The River Sorrow, produced by Sony Pictures International.
Doupé has been guest star in the TV series Leverage, and played the leading role in Frayed released by Lion’s Gate. He also played supporting roles in feature films such as The Ring starring Naomi Watts and Life or Something Like It starring Angelina Jolie, as well as TV shows like Northern Exposure, Unsolved Mysteries and The Fugitive. Doupé currently teaches in the film school at Shoreline Community College.
Stop Requested is a metaphysical suspense thriller about a troubled woman avoiding her past, refusing her present and fearing her future The film is directed by local actor Ben Andrews (Star Trek Phoenix), with award-winning motion picture writer/director and animator Tim Everitt as its Director of Visual Effects (VFX). Everitt has served as visual effects artist and lead animator on major studio films including Pirates of the Caribbean III, Collateral Damage, Pluto Nash, Red Planet, and Deep Blue Sea.
"This film is a testament to true indie collaboration," says director and co-writer Ben Andrews. “We’ve got a stellar cast and crew of professionals from Seattle and Los Angeles attached to the film that will blow people away."
"This film is provocative, intriguing and thought provoking. Many of us working on the project have never seen anything quite like it. It combines genres and film styles in ways I've seldom seen before," adds Lorraine Montez, lead actress and executive producer of Stop Requested.
Stop Requested is a work of Abundant Productions, a local production company that produces features, TV and web series, shorts, commercials, and industrials. The production is hiring over 25 local cast and crew for Stop Requested, and is filming in numerous Seattle and regional locations.