Georgie Henley

(Mary Warren)

Georgie discovered her passion for the stage in the Ilkley Upstagers' Theatre Group. At the age of 9, Georgie starred in the Oscar winning THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE as ‘Lucy Pevensie’. Her role as ‘Lucy’ landed her a reoccurring lead in both THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: PRINCE CASPIAN, and THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE VOYAGE OF THE DAWN TREADER.

In 2005, Georgie's breakthrough performance as ‘Lucy’ won her the award for Best Performance by a Youth in a Lead or Supporting Role for THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE at the Phoenix Film Critics Awards. She later received a nomination for Best Young Actress in the 2006 Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards and Chicago Film Critics Awards. She was also nominated as Best Newcomer in the Empire Awards, and won the award for Young Actress Age Ten or Younger in the Young Artist Awards. In 2008, she received a Kids Choice Award at the Nickelodeon UK Kids Choice Awards for THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: PRINCE CASPIAN as ‘Lucy.’ Three years later she was given the award for Outstanding Lead Actress at the National Youth Arts Awards for THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE VOYAGE OF THE DAWN TREADER.

After receiving worldwide recognition for the role of ‘Lucy’, Georgie was cast to be ‘Young Jane Eyre’ in the TV mini-series JANE EYRE. Director Susanna White admired Georgie’s work and expanded her role for two episodes.

In 2012 Georgie starred in Stanley M. Brooks’ feature PERFECT SISTERS, playing the lead role of ‘Beth’ opposite Abigail Breslin.

Kara Hayward

(Emily Parris)

Kara was born in Massachusetts on November 17, 1998. She discovered her desire to act at age 12 during production of her first film, Moonrise Kingdom, directed by Wes Anderson. It was her first-ever audition. She received critical acclaim for her performance and numerous nominations, including Best Young Performer at the Critics' Choice Awards. She has been a member of Mensa since age 9. The Sisterhood of Night is her second film.

Kal Penn

(Gordy Gambhir)

Kal Penn (Kumar Patel) played Harold in Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle, Harold and Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay, and A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas. Other notable feature credits include Mira Nair’s film The Namesake, based on the novel by Pulitzer-winner Jhumpa Lahiri, Van Wilder and its sequel The Rise of Taj, A Lot Like Love, and Superman Returns. Known for his role as young Dr. Lawrence Kutner on the critically-acclaimed television series House, Penn also had a recurring role on season six of 24 and guest starred on the hit series Law & Order: SVU. Born and raised in New Jersey, Penn graduated from the Freehold Regional High School District’s Performing Arts High School, attended the Governor's School for the Arts, and received a degree from the prestigious School of Theater, Film and Television at UCLA. Penn recently returned to acting from a 2-year sabbatical during which he served as an Associate Director of the White House Office of Public Engagement. During his time there he served a variety of roles, including that of President Obama’s Liaison to the Arts communities, Young Americans, and Asian Americans & Pacific Islanders. He also served as an Adjunct Professor of Cinema, Sociology and Asian American Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and is currently pursuing a Graduate Certificate in International Security at Stanford University.

Laura Fraser

(Rose Hall)

Laura Fraser was raised in Glasgow and attended the prestigious Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama where she was cast in a supporting role in Gillies MacKinnon’s film Small Faces. Fraser’s first starring role was in the BBC adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere series, and in the TV dramas The Investor and The Tribe. Laura appeared in the features Cousin Bette with Jessica Lange, The Man in the Iron Mask with Leonardo DiCaprio, Left Luggage opposite Isabella Rosellini, and the leading role in Virtual Sexuality. She played starring roles in the films The Match and Divorcing Jack, and the UK television series Conviction and Cassanova. Her performance as Lavinia opposite Anthony Hopkins in Julie Taymor’s Titus brought her to the attention of American audiences. Fraser next appeared in A Knight’s Tale starring Heath Ledger. Other films include The Flying Scotsman, and Scott Hicks' The Boys Are Back, opposite Clive Owen. Laura has starred in the indie features Den of Lions, Coney Island Baby, and 16 Years of Alcohol, which premiered at the Edinburgh Film Festival and the Toronto International Film Festival, and opposite Hilary Swank in the HBO original feature, Iron Jawed Angels. Laura currently stars as Lydia on the award-winning series Breaking Bad.

Willa Cuthrell

(Catherine Huang)

Willa’s feature film credits include Woody Allen's Whatever Works, opposite Larry David, as well as a featured role in Peter Hedges' Dan in Real Life, alongside Steve Carell and Juliette Binoche. Willa made her early debut at three years old in an award winning public service announcement called Stop the Hate, which raised awareness about racial profiling after 9/11. The star studded cast included Mary-Louise Parker, Denis Quaid, Mia Farrow, Steve Buscemi, John Turturo, and Lili Taylor. Willa is also a visual artist, and her work has been presented yearly in New York City young artists shows since the age of four. Her drawings are featured in The Sisterhood of Night, and she recently won a Scholastic Young Artist Prize for her painting "Eggplants." Willa will appear at the 2013 New York Fringe Festival in the new play Slut, by Katie Capiello and Meg McInerny.

Olivia DeJonge

(Lavinia Hall)

Olivia played the lead role of Ally in Maziar Lahooti’s and Dan Parry’s short film The Good Pretender. For this performance, Olivia won Best Actress at the 2011 24th Western Australian Screen Awards, and the Best Breakthrough Performance by an Actor or Actress award presented by Francis Fisher. Olivia also earned an AFI/AACTA nomination for this role. Olivia also appeared in Lahooti’s and Parry’s feature film The Short Film Maker, played Beth in Steve Fleming’s and Emma Vickery’s short film Polarised, and the role of Sally in the short film Eleven Thirty, directed by Rebecca Ciallella.

Jessica Hecht

(Sue Parris)

Jessica most recent film work includes The English Teacher with Julianne Moore and Greg Kinnear, which premiered at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival. Other recent films: The Magic of Belle Isle with Morgan Freeman, J. Edgar, and Northern Borders. Other films include the short film Space Cadet, the features Fair Game, Woody Allen’s Whatever Works, Dan in Real Life, Sideways, The Forgotten, and The Grey Zone. Jessica is currently starring on Broadway in Richard Greenberg’s The Assembled Parties, on Broadway earlier this season opposite Jim Parsons in Harvey, and received a Tony Award nomination for her performance in Arthur Miller’s A View from the Bridge opposite Liev Schreiber and Scarlett Johansson. Other stage work includes Blanche in A Streetcar Named Desire opposite Sam Rockwell, on Broadway as Portia in Julius Caesar with Denzel Washington, and Off-Broadway as Olga in Three Sisters opposite Maggie Gyllenhall, and Callie in STOP/KISS. Ms. Hecht’s television work includes recurring roles on Breaking Bad, Bored to Death, Friends, ER, and memorable guest appearances on The Good Wife, Law & Order: SVU, Nurse Jackie, Elementary, and Seinfeld.