I've gotten involved in producing now, so the kinds of things that are more my own choice are more possible in that field because I don't have to be castable. I can actually get involved in getting stories off the ground that no one would ask me to be in because I'm the wrong age, the wrong sex, the wrong nationality, or whatever.Colin Firth
Mike Birbiglia is an American comedian, actor, and filmmaker. He is a frequent contributor to This American Life and The Moth, and has released several comedy albums and television specials. His feature-length directorial debut Sleepwalk with Me , based on his one-man show of the same name and in which he also starred, won awards at the Sundance and Nantucket film festivals. He also wrote, directed, and starred in the comedy-drama Don't Think Twice . His 2010 book Sleepwalk with Me and Other Painfully True Stories was a New York Times bestseller and a finalist for the 2011 Thurber Prize for American Humor. Birbiglia has appeared in films such as Your Sister's Sister , Cedar Rapids , and Trainwreck , played a recurring role in Orange Is the New Black, and has guest starred in episodes of Girls, Inside Amy Schumer, and Broad City.
Christopher Walken is an American stage and film lead and character actor who has appeared in more than 100 films and television shows, including Annie Hall , The Deer Hunter , The Dogs of War , The Dead Zone , A View to a Kill , Batman Returns , True Romance , Pulp Fiction , Sleepy Hollow , Catch Me If You Can , Hairspray , Seven Psychopaths , the first three Prophecy films, Antz , The Jungle Book , as well as music videos by many popular recording artists. Walken has received a number of awards and nominations during his career, including winning the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his portrayal of Nikanor "Nick" Chebotarevich in The Deer Hunter. He was nominated for the same award and won BAFTA and Screen Actors Guild Awards for his performance as Frank Abagnale Sr. in Catch Me If You Can.
Kieran Kyle Culkin is an American actor. He began his career as a child actor, acting alongside his older brother Macaulay in the Home Alone franchise before going on to feature in films including the 1991 film Father of the Bride and its 1995 sequel, My Summer Story , the sequel to A Christmas Story, The Mighty , She's All That, The Cider House Rules , The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys , Scott Pilgrim vs. the World , and Movie 43. His breakout role in Igby Goes Down received critical acclaim and he was nominated for a Best Actor Golden Globe Award, as well as winning a Critics' Choice Movie Award and Satellite Award. He has also acted on-stage, most notably in several productions of the Kenneth Lonergan play This Is Our Youth. In 2015, he portrayed Rye Gerhardt in the second season of the critically acclaimed FX series Fargo.