Alicia Witt and David Morse in THE POND.
Alicia Witt (“Shelly”)
Alicia Witt made her feature film debut in David Lynch’s DUNE and has since starred in such memorable films as MR. HOLLAND’S OPUS, FOUR ROOMS, URBAN LEGEND, TWO WEEKS NOTICE, THE UPSIDE OF ANGER, LAST HOLIDAY and most recently 88 MINUTES opposite Al Pacino. She was also seen in Cameron Crowe’s VANILLA SKY opposite Tom Cruise, John Waters’ CECIL B. DEMENTED, BONGWATER opposite Luke Wilson, PLAYING MONA LISA, for which she won the Best Actress Award at the US Comedy Arts Festival, and the critically-acclaimed FUN, for which she received the Special Jury Recognition Award at the Sundance Film Festival and an Independent Spirit Award nomination. On television, Alicia starred on the hit sitcom CYBILL and has made guest appearances on such successful series as THE SOPRANOS, Emmy® Award winning ALLY MCBEAL, TWO AND A HALF MEN, THE MENTALIST, CALIFORNICATION and most recently FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS. In addition to her acting work, Alicia is a singer/songwriter ad classically trained pianist and recently released her self-titled first EP.
David Morse (“Adam Eleven”)
David Morse is an Emmy® Award nominated actor who has long been recognized for his great talent and versatility in film, television and theatre. He made his motion picture debut in Richard Donner's acclaimed drama INSIDE MOVES and went on to star in countless standout roles in films such as Sean Penn’s THE INDIAN RUNNER and THE CROSSING GUARD, Alex and Andrew Smith's independent film THE SLAUGHTER RULE, Scott Hicks' HEARTS IN ATLANTIS, Frank Darabont's highly acclaimed prison drama THE GREEN MILE, Lars Von Trier's Palm d’Or winning musical drama DANCER IN THE DARK, and Taylor Hackford's thriller PROOF OF LIFE. David was recently seen in 2010 Academy Award® Winning Best Picture THE HURT LOCKER, directed by Kathryn Bigelow, Mikael Hafstrom's SHANGHAI, Rodrigo Garcia’s MOTHER AND CHILD, and DRIVE ANGRY alongside Nicolas Cage. He is currently on HBO's TREME and will be seen next on the big screen in Nick Cassavetes' YELLOW.
Todd Rotondi (“Michael”)
Charismatic actor Todd Rotondi was first introduced to wider audiences as the character of Bryant Montgomery in the popular daytime soap opera AS THE WORLD TURNS. He recently portrayed legendary author Jack Kerouac in the feature film HOWL starring James Franco, Mary-Louise Parker, Jeff Daniels and David Strathairn. Executive produced by Gus Van Sant, HOWL premiered to rave reviews at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. His latest work includes the lead in upcoming independent feature film THE HEARTBREAKER alongside Brazilian star Giovanna Antonelli. Offscreen, Todd also continues to gain international attention as a musician, working with Dutch DJ Don Diablo and performing with his New York City based band “Soap Stars.”
Bill Conner (“Pastor”)
Stage veteran Bill Conner makes his first on-screen appearance in THE POND. He discovered his passion for acting playing the role of Smee in a high school production of PETER PAN in 1961 and has been performing to audiences ever since. Bill has vividly brought to life such memorable characters as Ebenezer Scrooge in Dickens’ A CHRISTMAS CAROL and Oscar Madison in Neil Simon’s THE ODD COUPLE. He has also performed roles in such legendary hits as MY FAIR LADY, GUYS AND DOLLS, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES, WEST SIDE STORY, AMADEUS and most recently, EVITA.