December 27, 2012 | 1:00 PM
From veterans with roles in era-defining movies and TV shows to those just getting their feet wet, the actors who appear in the Four Stories short films are a diverse group of established and up-and-coming Hollywood players. And Intel and W Hotels are delighted to give this cast of characters—not to mention the winning screenwriters and directors involved—a global platform on which to share their talents.
Learn more about each actor involved below!
Die Again, Undead One (W Hollywood)
Since his breakout performance in Wes Anderson's Rushmore, Jason Schwartzman has appeared in films by some of Hollywood's most relevant contemporary directors, including Sofia Coppola (Marie Antoinette), Judd Apatow (Funny People), and David O. Russell (I Heart Huckabees). Schwartzman also starred in HBO's comedy series Bored to Death.
Margarita Kallas is a model turned actress, who will be making her big-screen debut in Roman Coppola's upcoming feature, A Glimpse Inside the Mind of Charles Swan III, alongside Bill Murray, Charlie Sheen, and Jason Schwartzman.
Modern/Love (W Doha)
Robert Schwartzman is the lead singer of the Los Angeles rock band Rooney. He has written and produced hit songs and albums for Rooney that have topped the charts worldwide. Schwartzman has spent years of his life touring globally, building a loyal fan base both in the U.S. and overseas. He recently released his first solo album, Double Capricorn, on his record label California Dreamin' Records. Growing up in a film family, Schwartzman always had a passion for films and has acted in several films, including Sofia Coppola's The Virgin Suicides and Garry Marshall's The Princess Diaries. Recently, he acted in and scored Gia Coppola's short film Casino Moon and Lee Toland Krieger's Modern/Love.
Naomi Scott is a young English actress who starred as Maddy Shannon on Steven Spielberg's TV series Terra Nova. She also starred as Mohini "Mo" Banjaree on the Disney Channel original movie Lemonade Mouth.
The Mirror Between Us (W Maldives)
Nicole Beharie was the co-lead of last year's critically lauded, Golden Globe-nominated film Shame, opposite Michael Fassbender. She will next be seen alongside Harrison Ford in 42, the Warner Bros. feature about Jackie Robinson, slated for release in April 2013. Additionally, in early 2013 she will begin production on The Keeping Room, a Civil War-era drama in which she will star with Olivia Wilde and Hailee Steinfeld.
Dan'ee Doty is a Los Angeles- and New York-based model who has been featured in campaigns for companies such as Maybelline and The Gap. The Mirror Between Us marks her debut acting performance in film.
Eugene (W Washington, D.C.)
Michael Govier is an actor, director, and playwright. He is also a company member with Barrel of Monkeys, a theatre group that teaches creative writing to kids in public schools. Govier was discovered during an open casting call with director Spencer Susser. His good-natured look and soft, sympathetic eyes won him the part of Eugene.
Karolina Wydra has played several roles on the small and big screens. She was a recurring guest star opposite Hugh Laurie on the popular TV show House M.D. from 2011 to 2012, and she was featured in the 2008 cult hit film Be Kind Rewind with Jack Black and in last year's summer blockbuster Crazy, Stupid, Love. Wydra will next be seen in the independent film Europa opposite Michael Nyqvist.
¡El Tonto! (W Mexico City)
As a member of the comedy troupe Good Neighbor, Kyle Mooney has appeared in sidesplitting YouTube videos that have garnered more than 30 million views. It was his halting, unnerved interview style and rapid-fire wit that caught the attention of director Lake Bell. Mooney and his comedy troupe are currently developing a pilot with Gary Sanchez Productions for Comedy Central.
El Solar is one of Mexico's most beloved luchadores. The masked wrester is a living legend of the ring and has performed for more than 30 years in Mexico and abroad.