DETROIT, Michigan (December 17, 2009)-Jason Ahlquist, the director of Michigan-based independent film production, Winter Harvest, announced today that he’s cast Mark Boyd in the role of The Scientist. The film, which has been in pre-production since April ’09, began principal photography in January of 2010.
Mark Boyd, originally from Oklahoma, has spent most of his life performing. He has appeared in TV and radio commercials, toured as a comedian, performed in theatre and, as on-camera and voice talent, in TV, radio, internet and industrial videos.
Boyd was cast in a speaking role, as the neighbor “Ronny”, in Drew Barrymore’s recent feature, “Whip It!” He also more recently provided voice talent for an upcoming feature length movie for the pre-Kindergarten audience, “The Oogieloves and the Big Balloon Adventure.” He may also been seen in upcoming movies, shot in Michigan; “Up in the Air” with George Clooney, and “Betty Ann Waters” with Hillary Swank.
Also joining the cast of Winter Harvest are Scott Norman as Andrew Titus (“InZerO” and “The Art of Power”), Rochelle Clark as Tammy Titus (“Whip It!” “Saving Art House” and “Up in the Air” ), Caleb Gilbert (“InZerO”), Madison Ortiz as Lucy (“The Myth of the American Sleepover”) and Jib Namprachan (“Up in the Air”).