CHAD MICHAEL COLLINS is the franchise lead/star of the ongoing Sony Pictures SNIPER military action films, having starred as 'Sgt Brandon Beckett' across four films including the recently released SNIPER: ULTIMATE KILL with co-stars Billy Zane and Tom Berenger.
Collins is also known for his recent work as the series regular lead of the action-adventure sci-fi television series “Extinct”. He starred in ABC's “Once Upon a Time” as fan-favorite character 'Gerhart Frankenstein/Frankenstein's Monster' as well as in the Hulu digital horror series “Freakish”, where he recurred as deadly mercenary 'John Collins'.
Collins’ extensive list of recurring and guest-starring TV roles include “MacGyver”, “Blue Bloods”, “NCIS”, “NCIS: New Orleans”, “Shooter”, “2 Broke Girls”, “Castle”, “Bones”, “Major Crimes” and “CSI”. He starred in the lead role in Sony Pictures' WWII action film COMPANY OF HEROES, as well as in Sony/SyFy's LAKE PLACID 2 and ROCK MONSTER and more recently in the Ion holiday film “Christmas Cupid’s Arrow”.
SEAN PATRICK FLANERY
SEAN PATRICK FLANERY was born in Lake Charles, LA. and raised in a small town outside of Houston, Texas. While attending the University of St. Thomas in Houston, he discovered acting and headed to Los Angeles, where was soon approached by an agent who started to represent him commercially. His first paid role in Hollywood was a Kellog's Corn Pops commercial starring alongside none other than Paul Walker. Shortly after a string of national commercials, the same agent then began representing him for TV/film roles. He very quickly landed the title role in George Lucas' "The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles" after shooting two films for the Mickey Mouse Club called "Just Perfect" and "My Life As A Babysitter". Since then, Flanery has been in numerous films and TV shows every year, including POWDER, "The Dead Zone", "SAW3D", "Suicide Kings", and the runaway cult hit THE BOONDOCK SAINTS. He has also appeared in the TV shows "Powers", “Dexter”, “The Young and the Restless” and dozens more.
Flanery is also noted for winning the Toyota celebrity race of Long Beach two years in a row, the first as an amateur, and the second after being invited back to compete as a pro. He won after qualifying on the pole both times.
Off camera, Flanery is a high ranking martial artist having earned his black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu from the Renzo Gracie lineage on May 4th of 2008. He owns his own BJJ academy called Hollywood Brazilian Jiu Jitsu in West Hollywood, CA. where he trains regularly when his film schedule allows.
CHELSEA EDMUNDSON is most known in the action-sci-fi genre for starring as the female lead opposite Lance Henriksen in DAYLIGHT’S END. She also starred in the action-thriller ALTITUDE opposite Dolph Lundgren and Denise Richards and worked with Tricia Helfer in the thriller ISOLATION.
Edmundson’s other film credits include the horror THE BLACK STRING opposite Frankie Muniz, the indie thriller 14 CAMERAS, and recent SXSW Grand Jury Award winner THUNDER ROAD.
Her TV credits include “Casual”, “Midnight, Texas” and The CW reboot of “Roswell”.
MATTHEW TOMPKINS is a 25-year veteran with over 40 feature films, 80 television episode appearances to his credit. Tompkins played the lead in the upcoming horror/thriller THE HARROWING (opposite Michael Ironside), and has been the lead in several award-winning indie hits like KILLING DOWN, THE FRAGILITY OF SECONDS, ODD MAN OUT, NIGHTMARE BOX, and will be featured opposite Kurt Russell in the upcoming thriller CRYPTO.
Past film highlights include SICARIO (opposite Josh Brolin and Emily Blunt), PARKLAND (opposite Paul Giamatti and Billy Bob Thornton), BAD ASS 2: BAD ASSES (opposite Danny Glover and Danny Trejo), MACHETE (opposite Robert DeNiro), DOONBY (opposite John Schneider and Ernie Hudson), LIVING AND DYING (opposite Michael Madsen and Arnold Vosloo), FIRE FROM BELOW (opposite Glenn Morshower and Kevin Sorbo), and MISSIONARY MAN (opposite Dolph Lundgren), among many others.
Tompkins’ television work includes guest-starring and recurring roles on the FOX/Marvel series “The Gifted”, as well as “Longmire”, “In Plain Sight”, “11-22-63”, “Chase”, “Exposed”, “The Deep End”, “Prison Break”, “Friday Night Lights”, “The Good Guys”, “Pink”, “Shadow 44”, “Sons of Thunder”, “Walker: Texas Ranger and the Emmy Award-winning PBS series “Wishbone”.
TOM ZEMBROD began his acting career as a stuntman in such internationally popular amusement park shows as BATMAN FOREVER, BATMAN WATER THRILL SPECTACULAR, LETHAL WEAPON, and RANGERS AND OUTLAWS WILD WEST STUNT SHOW. He eventually transitioned into television work, with early roles including “Inspector Mom” with Danica McKellar and “Saving Jessica Lynch” with Laura Regan.
ZEMBROD moved into feature film work with the help of director Jon Keeyes in such movies as LIVING AND DYING with Edward Furlong and Michael Madsen. He was the featured bad guy in the Tribeca Film Festival favorite TICKED OFF TRANNIES WITH KNIVES with William Belli and its forthcoming sequel, KICKING ZOMBIE ASS FOR JESUS.
While he loves acting, ZEMBROD also loves working behind the camera, where he has numerous credits in the art department, special effects, special makeup effects, prop design, and as a gaffer. He continues to work as a stunt coordinator, with film credits including CRONUS, CHARLIE CHARLIE, KNUCKLEBONES, and JUST BELIEVE. He has also served as a stunt double and actor in many films
GRACE MONTIE is a film, television, and theater actress who hails from Dallas, TX. She was classically trained in Shakespearean Acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, after receiving her Bachelor of Fine Arts. She was most recently seen in the feature film PUPPET MASTER: THE LITTLEST REICH opposite Thomas Lennon & Michael Pare. She also starred in Crypt TV’s popular short film THE TERRIBLE TALE OF JACQUELYN TORNE.
Other recent feature film credits include: HELLRAISER: JUDGMENT; FRACKERS; GOSNELL; TE ATA; SOUTHERN TALE; and RED STATE BLUES. Montie’s theatre credits include: “Gloria” (Dallas Theater Center); “Henry VIII”; “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” (The Royal Academy of Dramatic Art); and “Othello” (Helmerich Lab Theatre). She can also currently be seen as a principal in several national TV ad campaigns.
JOSH RIDGWAY, WRITER/DIRECTOR
Josh began writing short films in high school while working in video production. He moved to Los Angeles at the young age of 23 and began working for Warner Bros Studios in Hollywood, California. Josh moved around various departments of Warner Bros including television, marketing, and
feature film development.
Josh worked on several stand alone Warner Bros features including the mega
blockbuster "Superman Returns"; for director Bryan Singer and Executive Producer Chris Lee. Josh then worked at Singer's production company "Bad Hat Harry" as an executive assistant before working at TNT under the VP of Programming Michael Wright.
Josh moved into producing independent features starting with "Earthling" starring Peter Greene (Pulp Fiction, The Usual Suspects) and William Katt (Greatest American Hero, Carrie) which won official selection at SXSW 2010. Josh then served as Executive Producer on the horror/slasher film "Hayride" and the Unaired Web Pilot "Travelers" that starred John Allen Nelson (24, Red Band Society, Vanished). In 2014, Josh wrote and directed his first science fiction feature film "The Sector" that stars Richard Tyson (Kindergarten Cop), Eric Roberts (The Dark Knight), Vernon Wells (Commando), and the iconic Lance Henriksen of Aliens and Terminator fame.