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  • Danielle
  • Harper
  • Gabe
  • Bianca
  • Marcus
  • Vic
  • Kenzie
Alexandra Chando as Danielle
Alexandra Chando, a native of Pennsylvania, began her acting career in her early teens. After being involved in community theatre, Alexandra decided to pursue a career of becoming a professional actress. In 2005 she became a contract player on "As The World Turns", playing the role of Maddie Coleman, which lead to a Daytime Emmy nomination in the "Best Younger Actress" Category. In 2008 Chando was cast in the WB web-series created by Josh Schwartz, entitled "Rockville, CA", where she played the lead role of "Deb." She soon went on to land the starring role in her first feature film, "The Bleeding House." In addition, Alexandra has appeared in various guest appearances on "Medium", "Sherry", and "Glory Daze." Most recently, Alexandra was cast in "The Lying Game", the Alloy Entertainment produced pilot for ABC Family where she played the roles of Emma and Sutton, two identical twins separated at birth.

In Talent, Alexandra plays the role of smart and business savvy, Danielle, a small town bartender with big town dreams. She'll do anything to make sure her BFF Harper makes it in Hollywood.
BC Jean as Harper
A singer and multi platinum selling award winning songwriter, best known for Beyonce's smash hit "If I Were A Boy" which became a chart topping #1 song in over 13 countries, Beyonce's number one selling single in the UK and number 65 as the top selling single in the last decade.

This edgy pop recording artist is singed to the legendary Clive Davis at JRecords/Sony Music and will be releasing her new single "Ill Survive You" April 5th as a follow up track to her Top 40 charting debut single "Just A Guy" which received raves from the likes of New York Post "Popwatch" writer Ryan Brockington. Variety proclaimed her as a "talent worth tracking in 2011", Entertainment Weekly "The Next Big Hit", Seventeen, the "Hot Song", and BC Jean was featured prominently in the LA Times declaring "BC Jean Ready To Greet The World." Talent features original music from BC. For more info go to bcjean.com.

BC Jean plays the character Harper, a singer/songwriter who is armed with killer tunes and is ready to crack LA with her unmatchable Talent. But will she let a small taste of fame get to her head and ruin her shot before it even started?
Randy Wayne as Gabe
Wayne just wrapped the lead role on Universal's upcoming film, "Honey 2." His film "How to Save a Life" opened to phenomenal reviews. Best known for his series regular work on ABC's, "Sons and Daughters", he also starred in "The Haunting of Molly Hartley" opposite Haley Bennett and Chace Crawford and "Foreign Exchange" alongside Ryan Pinkston, Vanessa Lengies and Jennifer Coolidge.

In Talent Randy plays the up and coming record executive, Gabe. Under the tyranny of music mogul Vic, Gabe has all the right connections but when his loyalty is called into question, will he choose to do what is right or what is right for his career?
Mishell Livio as Bianca
Mishell was born and raised in Tucson, Arizona where she began performing at an early age. She attended the University of Arizona for one year, studied Musical Theater and then moved to Los Angeles. In addition to acting, Mishell also performs stand up and improve comedy and has done a lot of runway and print modeling. She studied at Beverly Hills Playhouse, IO West, Upright Citizen's Brigade and Second City.

Mishell has a production company, sad sad Donut Productions, that produces a few shorts and series including "Minority Report: News" in which she is the Lead Anchor. Mishell is currently attending Western Governor's University for her Bachelor's Degree. She loves cheese, rice, potatoes, Lucille Ball, Cher, Goldie Hawn, and earrings. She enjoys singing, tap dancing and whistling in the rain.
In Talent, Mishell plays the role of Bianca. One part New York attitude, one part Beverly Hills cool, Bianca lives a lavish lifestyle. But she's ready to share the wealth and her knowledge of the LA scene.
AJ Buckley as Marcus
An Ireland native, AJ immigrated to Canada at age six where he began his acting career in the television series "The Odyssey." Buckley has made more than 20 feature films including "The In Crowd" and the critically acclaimed "Blue Car." In addition, he has also appeared in such hit TV shows as "Without a Trace", "NYPD Blue", "Jack and Jill", "CSI: NY", "Skateland", "Bones", and "Entourage."

Buckley recently appeared on the popular CW series "Supernatural", an experience which led him to write, direct and star in the Warner Brother's original web based series, "The Ghostfacers." Upcoming projects include the Sci-fi film "The Doomsday Scrolls" (2011) and "Christmas Mail" (2011). AJ is currently producing several television and feature projects with his company, FourFront Productions. He is the part-owner of Louisiana's top entertainment magazine Scene Magazine (www.scenelouisiana.com). For more info, please visit www.ajbuckley.net.

AJ plays the role of Marcus, a music producer with distant memories of his 90's hey-day who is forced to give up the indie rock he loves to churn out mindless pop music. But when Marcus meets Harper, will he recognize Talent when he sees it?
Juan Pope as Vic
Pope has acquired a lengthy television resume that includes a series regular role on NBC's "Built to Last"; recurring roles on FOX's "Raising Hope", NBC's "My Name is Earl", and FX's "Over There"; guest-starring roles on CBS's "Criminal Minds", Nickelodeon's "True Jackson, V.P", and many more. He has showcased his stage talent in several productions such as "U.S. of Alienation" and "Quickies Too: Scenes From a Bar" at the Whitefire Theatre in Sherman Oaks, "Hamlet" and "The Exonerated" at Playhouse West in North Hollywood, and "Fathers and Sons" at the Emanuel Arts Theatre in Beverly Hills.

Juan plays the role of Vic, one of the toughest record execs in the business who will do whatever it takes to make sure his star artist Kenzie stays on top.
Logen Hall as Kenzie
As the winner of Talent: The Casting Call, 16 year old Logen Hall has just begun her acting career. Logen is currently a junior at Dorman High School in Spartanburg, SC and is a member of her school's dance team and drama club.

Most recently Logen recorded her first single "On My Way" with Jive Records which is featured in Talent and will be released on April 5th. Logen is also featured in a six page advertorial spread in the May issue of Seventeen Magazine, which hits newsstands on April 19th.

Logen plays the role of Kenzie, a pop superstar who is helping Harper get her big break in LA.


Logen Hall - On My Way by JIVE Records