DAVID DASTMALCHIAN (UNABLE TO ATTEND)
A recognizable face in the world of Sci-Fi and Superheroes, David Dastmalchian made his feature film debut as the Joker’s deranged henchman, “Thomas Schiff”, in Christopher Nolan’s THE DARK KNIGHT. He has gone on to work with a number of acclaimed directors.
Denis Villeneuve has cast David in 2 films, including BLADE RUNNER: 2049 as “Coco” and alongside Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal in PRISONERS as the troubled “Bob Taylor”.
In 2015, David switched from DC to the MCU where he portrayed Paul Rudd’s sidekick “Kurt” in Peyton Reed’s ANT-MAN. He returns to the role in 2018’s ANT-MAN AND THE WASP.
Other notable film appearances include THE BELKO EXPERIMENT (alongside Michael Rooker in the film written by James Gunn and directed by Gregg McLean), with Mark Hamill in SUSHI GIRL and CHRONIC with Tim Roth.
TV credits include appearances in some of the most popular and exciting comic book and adventure shows, portraying roles such as “Abra Kadabra” on THE FLASH (CW), mad scientist and Joker loyalist “Dwight Pollard” on GOTHAM and as the supervillain, “Murdoc” on the hit CBS series MACGYVER. David also recurred on the critically acclaimed return to David Lynch’s TWIN PEAKS.
Numerous upcoming film appearances include the Netflix horror film BIRD BOX alongside Sandra Bullock, the drama A MILLION LITTLE PIECES with Billy Bob Thorton and MADNESS IN THE METHOD with Jay Mewes and Kevin Smith.
As a writer, David won the Special Jury Prize at SXSW for his film ANIMALS (2015) and is currently in post-production on ALL CREATURES HERE BELOW which he wrote and stars alongside Karen Gillan (Guardians of the Galaxy, Dr. Who, Jumanji).