The Cast

Rob Ceriello

As David Bushell

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Rob Ceriello was born and raised in Farmingdale, NY located in Long Island. Rob didn’t consider seriously pursuing acting as a career until Louis Burke, a former Broadway producer and his Shakespeare Acting Professor, saw him perform a monologue from Macbeth and encouraged him to pursue acting. Rob took his professor’s advice and began auditioning for any theater role he could play.

After a successful run of shows playing the role of George Gibbs in Our Town, Rob auditioned for and landed the lead role in his first film, The Mercury Cycle. The grueling shooting schedule, along with the challenge to portray the realistic complexities of the character of David Bushell, taught Rob more about characterization than he had previously known. After that, for over two years, Rob began acting in many theater productions for regional theaters in NY, gaining much recognition for his unique portrayal of such characters as Edmund in A Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Corey Phillips in House On A Cliff, and Simon Bliss in Hayfever.

In the fall of 2011, Rob wanted to begin working on original characters for film projects again and started taking roles in short films and student films in NYC. Along with consistently auditioning, Rob is currently completing production on two feature-length films entitled The Mean of Green and In Bed With Lana.


Ted Yudain

As William Lancaster

A Greenwich CT native, Yudain developed passion for acting as a child, and spent decades balancing the stage with an active law practice. His first opportunity in film came with a role in the feature film, Monocerus, and he has appeared in commercials, documentaries and, usually as “that guy over there”, in episodic t.v. and other feature films. Ted has been praised as being “competent, versatile, and professional”.
 


 

Jessica Merigan

As Lana McGill

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Jessica Merigan is a native of Harwich, Massachusetts and currently lives in North Kingstown, Rhode Island where she manages a golf course. She was an average young woman who dabbled in modeling and decided to take a chance and audition for a role in The Mercury Cycle. After a great audition, she was cast as the lead female role and thrived as the character Lana McGill. After the film’s completion, audiences have had nothing but positive responses to her and her character in the film.

 

 

 

 

 


 

Additional Cast

DAVID THOMAS McLAINE As Shamus

JASON UPCHURCH As Calvin

GREG NUTCHER As Tom Bushell

TONI MARIE VILLINES As Professor Winchell

JOSEPH MICUCCI As Walter Berte/Brother 4