CAST & CREW
Cast & Crew
Charles Pelletier (Writer/Director)
Stephen Foster (Producer)
Lisa Stoll (Cinematographer)
Weilun Feng (1st A.C.)
Javier Salamanca (Sound Recordist)
Cat Elrod (Make-up) TinNgai Chan (Cinematographer, 2nd unit)
Bin Zhao (Sound, 2nd unit)
Mitchell Davis (1st A.C. 2nd unit)
Christopher Alexander (Editor)
Frank Maldonado (PA/Driver #1)
Stephen Foster (GLEN/WOODROW/RANDY)
Navnoor Kahlon (RAJ)
Renee Laramore (JOANNE)
Will Roberts (MILES)
Donald Burns (JOHN)
Daniel Luna (GORDON)
Steven Morana (DARREN)
Cat Elrod (AUDRA)
Ashley Tsai (FLIGHT ATTENDANT)
Ernest Peiffer (RANDY PHOTO DOUBLE)
C. Stephen Foster
C. Stephen Foster is an award-winning actor/writer originally from Ft. Worth, Texas. He won 5 best supporting actor awards for the comedy short “That’s Opportunity Knocking.”
His screenplay “My Missing Year” won the Jury Award at Nova Film Festival, won Best unproduced script at Fusion International Film Festivals. Was semi-finalist in Table Read My Screenplay contest. Nominated for best Drama at Big Bear Film Summit. The screenplay was optioned by Yarn Spinner Entertainment.
His co-written (with Chuck Pelletier) screenplay “Clubbed!” was a quarter-finalist in the Page Screenplay contest and nominated for Best Unproduced script in FIFF.
He co-wrote “The Little Johnny Dumpling Show.”
He’s featured in the indie movies “Off Hollywood,” “David Whiting Story,” “Hidden Hills,” and “Expect Delays.” He is featured in the webseries “Studio Lot,” “Eternity Hills,” “C.P.R.,” “Finding Olivia,” “What’s My Intention,” and “Ground Floor.” He directed the music video “Dream Vacation.” His comedy “Legends and Bridge” (Joan Crawford, Bette Davis & Judy Garland) won critical praise and award nominations. Stephen co-wrote the book to the hit Off-Broadway musical “The Green Room.” He starred as Icarus in the Hollywood Fringe hit show “Seven Dreams of Falling.”
He is author of the best-selling book “Awakening the Actor Within”
CHARLES PELLETIER (DIRECTOR)
Charles Pelletier is the writer and director of the comedy short “That’s Opportunity Knocking,” which won 24 awards at film festivals. A composer as well as a writer, he wrote the music and lyrics to the award-winning Off-Broadway musical “The Green Room.” His song “It’s All About Me” from “The Green Room” won the Songwriter’s Guild of America Award for Best Musical Theatre Song.
Chuck has written three produced musicals, hundreds of songs, and has sold screenplays and licensed theatre pieces around the world. As a solo artist, he wrote and released the album “Flight Times.” He wrote the music and lyrics to a children’s musical “The Boy Who Stood Still,” which premiered at the University of New Hampshire, and the music to the musical “Sour Grapes,” which premiered at the Copake Theatre. His screenplays have won numerous screenplay competitions. His original songs have been heard on radio stations and placed in several independent movies including Valentine Man, Eyes of Innocence, Piling Up Vera, Chasing Indigo and Zyzzyx Road.
Charles has acted professionally in plays and musicals and has done film and commercial work in Chicago and Los Angeles. He is currently the vocal music director for Princess Cruise Lines. Charles has a bachelor of arts in music from the University of Illinois, has studied with William Warfield (singing) and Roque Cordero (music composition), and has done additional study in literature and music at Oxford University in England.
Navnoor Kahlon (RAJ)
Nav Kahlon is a recent graduate from UC Santa Barbara. He has his BFA in Acting. His upcoming projects include a short film “Stars Between Us” that shoots in Chicago. Nav has lived thirteen years in Punjab, India and eleven years in California. As a Punjabi – Californian, Nav’s goal is to tell stories inspired by history and his experiences in these two cultures.
Renee Laramore (JOANNE)
Renee is delighted for the opportunity to be working with this incredible production team headed by Producer Stephen Foster and Director Chuck Pelletier. She was there when they opened their Off-Broadway musical “The Green Room” in New York. These gentlemen are the real deal.
Renee is a graduate of the University of Arizona, with a BFA in Musical Theatre. She continued her training with Master Classes by Sara Louise Lazarus and Carol Weiss, studied with the great Tenor, David Romano, and attended the prestigious Cabaret Conference at Yale University. Renee appears regularly with the Santa Clarita Valley Concert Band directed by Timothy Durand, as their featured Soloist. She performs music from The Great American Songbook, from Jazz to Cinema to Pop to Showtunes, and everything in between. She currently dances with Santa Clarita’s Dapper Tappers of the Gervais School of Performing Arts.
Renee has previously appeared in short films Bar Noise, and Dreamer, and feature films Volcano, Starship Troopers, Tank Girl, Geronimo, and Tombstone. Her Television credits include Lizzie McGuire, The Nick Cannon Show, FOX’s 30 Second’s to Fame, E.R, Chicago Hope, Mad TV, L.A. Heat, Ellen, and High Incident. She was also a big winner on Wheel of Fortune.
For over a decade, Renee and her husband, Gary Laramore, had the pleasure of delighting audiences worldwide performing their Magic show called “Illusions of Grandeur”. They traveled from Las Vegas to Soeul, Korea, to Houston, Texas, to Tokyo, Japan.
A regular on the Los Angeles Regional Theatre scene, Renee has performed in various venues around Los Angeles and Orange Counties. Favorite shows include Mamma Mia! (Tanya), Jekyll & Hyde (Lady Beaconsfield), Pride & Prejudice (Lady Catherine De Bourgh), Singin’ In the Rain (Lina Lamont), She Loves Me (Amalia), Hello Dolly! (Irene – Goldie Award), Chicago (Mona), Into the Woods (Baker’s Wife), Emma, The New Musical (Emma-ELATE Award), Marat/Sade (Charlotte Corday), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Helena), Disney’s The Little Mermaid (Aquata) @SCVRT, South Pacific (Nellie), Chicago (Mona). She is currently tap dancing and rehearsing the role of The Minstrel in Something Rotten! at the Canyon Theatre Guild.
Renee performs in Los Angeles cabaret clubs whenever her schedule permits. She is repped by Firestarter Entertainment. Renee enjoys traveling and would love to visit every beautiful beach with warm, blue, ocean water and every country in the world. Besides singing, dancing and acting, Renee enjoys yoga and boating with her husband and kids.
Will Roberts (MILES)
Will Roberts is an award-winning actor, film and television weapons expert, cowboy, author, reporter, dancer, and holder of two Guinness World Records.
A member of SAG-AFTRA (Fi-core) for almost four decades, This spring, he will star in the second season of the Emmy award-winning drama series Studio City, streaming on Amazon Prime, Roberts’s other notable film credits include The Redeemer, A Soldier’s Revenge, iBot, The West and the Ruthless, North of Neon, The Killer, Signal, and Turner and Hooch. Roberts’s television credits include principal roles on the pop-phenomenon Netflix hit Lucifer, True Terror-Robert Englund, Wave Rider, Mann & Wife, and Last Man Standing. and is infamous for his appearance on The Ellen Show as “The Dancing Dad.”
Roberts has appeared in various national commercials for companies such as Total Wines, Applebee’s, Geico, Verizon, Audi, Nike, Nissan, Levi’s, Chrysler, One Plus with Robert Downey, Jr., and a Super Bowl ad for Jack In The Box. Roberts appeared for three years at the Aria Hotel on the Las Vegas strip in Cirque du Soleil’s Viva Elvis. His other theater credits include Will Rogers’ Follies: The Life and Times of Will Rogers, Show Boat, Bye Bye Birdie, A Chorus Line, Beyond Therapy, Chicago, Oklahoma, Cabaret, Godspell, Annie Get Your Gun, West Side Story, Show Boat and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers.
Roberts received the Best Dramatic Actor Award at the X World Short Film Festival at the Action on Film Festival in Las Vegas and the Best Actor Award – Short at the Golden Gate Film Festival, both for the film Signal in 2018.
Ashley Tsai is an American actress and model known for combining her business skills obtained from her Master’s degree at Carnegie Mellon University with her innate creative identity to bring longevity to her brand and the characters she plays.
Daniel Luna is a Denver native writer and actor. He is known for writing and creating the web series Functional. He is very excited to be a part of Driverless!
Steven Morana is a Gemini Award winning actor and Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television (ACCT) Member. He recently starred in the horror thriller, “Beast Within” Co-Starring, Colm Feore (The Umbrella Academy, Thor) streaming on Peacock and Amazon. Steven, Guest Starred, in the new anthology TV series, “History’s Greatest Heists” Starring Pierce Brosnan on History Channel, airing in 2023. Next up, Steven is attached to star in the crime drama, “Der Erlöser” co-starring Sheryl Lee (Twin Peaks).