We are very fortunate to have Thaao as part of this growing ensemble cast. I've been a huge fan of his for years and his notoriety will bring commercial viability to this film, especially with our international buyers.
Hollywood, CA (PRWEB) January 23, 2006
Big Screen Entertainment (OTC:BSEG) has announced the casting of acclaimed actor and soap opera legend, Thaao Penghlis, in its upcoming murder mystery, "The Mirror," set to begin principal photography in February.
Penghlis is best known to television viewers as the villainous "Tony DiMera" from NBC's "Days of Our Lives." In 2005 he was nominated as "Best Villain" by Soap Opera Digest and most recently, won the title of "Best Television Villain" in his home country of Australia.
He is also remembered for his portrayal of Victor Cassadine on the long running soap opera, "General Hospital". He also starred for two seasons as master of disguise "Nicholas Black," on ABC's "Mission Impossible."
BSEG's President of Business Affairs, David Zappone, stated, "We are very fortunate to have Thaao as part of this growing ensemble cast. I've been a huge fan of his for years and his notoriety will bring commercial viability to this film, especially with our international buyers."
"The Mirror" is a thriller, written and directed by BSEG's VP of Production, Stephen Eckelberry, whose career has an editor and post production supervisor has spanned twenty years. He's worked on films such as "Buffalo 66" and "Cool World." His directorial debut, "Going Home" won the Golden Plaque at the Chicago International Film Festival. His next film, "First Degree" premiered at the Austin Film Festival and was nominated for a number of awards on the festival circuit.
"First Degree" performed well in both domestic and foreign markets.
About Big Screen Entertainment:
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David Zappone, President of Business Affairs
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