RISEN: About the Cast & Crew

Now Featured in the Patheos Movie Club
RISEN
From Columbia Pictures
A Liddell Entertainment and Patrick Aiello production
Directed by Kevin Reynolds

ABOUT THE CAST

JOSEPH FIENNES (Clavius) is a renowned actor of stage and screen, in both television and film.

Fiennes followed his critically praised performances in the Oscar®-nominated films Elizabeth and John Madden's Shakespeare in Love with lead roles in Jean-Jacques Annaud's Enemy at the Gates, Eric Till's Luther, Rupert Wyatt's The Escapist, The Merchant of Venice with Al Pacino and Jeremy Irons and Ryan Murphy's Running with Scissors.

Fiennes also starred in Ryan Murphy's FX pilot, "Pretty/Handsome," as a married man who realizes he is a transsexual and opts for gender reassignment surgery. The show never went to series but was highly regarded and considered ahead of its time. Other television credits include a leading turn in the ABC series Flash Forward and the lead role of "Merlin" in the Starz series Camelot with Eva Green.

Most recently, Fiennes starred with Dwayne Johnson in Hercules. He can be seen next in Juan Pablo Buscarini's The Games Maker for Disney Latin America and Strangerland with Nicole Kidman. The latter premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival in World Cinema Dramatic Competition. He is about to start shooting the independent film, The Last Race, in which he will play Scottish athlete Eric Liddell.

TOM FELTON (Lucius) began his acting career at the age of 10 when he starred as Peagreen Clock in Peter Hewitt's fantastical tale The Borrowers. His talent was spotted by director Andy Tenant who cast him in the Academy Award nominated epic feature Anna And The King, playing Jodie Foster's screen son Louis Leonowens, with Foster playing the title role of Anna.

Tom is quickly emerging as one of the industry's most promising talents. Since taking on the role of 'Draco Malfoy', Harry Potter's nemesis in Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone at age 11, he has become a household name and has starred in all eight Harry Potter films. In May 2010, Tom received the MTV Movie Award for "Best Villain" for the sixth Harry Potter installment, Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince, and followed that up in 2011 with a second straight win for Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 1 .Tom also received a Teen Choice Award for "Best Villain".

In 2013 Tom was seen in numerous films, including Charlie Stratton's Therese .Tom played the husband of 'Therese', played by Elizabeth Olsen, and son of 'Madame Raquin,' played by Jessica Lange. Later that year, Tom also starred alongside Matthew Goode, Penelope Wilton and Tom Wilkinson in the anticipated period drama Belle in which he played the role of James Ashford. Both films debuted at the 2013 Toronto Film Festival.

Tom can next be seen in Ghosts of the Pacific a story about a WWII pilot, bombardier, and radioman who find themselves adrift on a lifeboat without food or water after being forced to ditch their plane during a scouting mission. Other cast members include Jake Abel and Garret Dillahunt. Ghosts of the Pacific is slated for release in 2014.

Tom will also be seen later in the year in the role of 'Carnaby' in Grace and Danger and the role of 'Dr. John Seward' in Fangs of War, a 20th Century re-imagining of Bram Stoker's classic Dracula. Tom will star alongside Christopher Walken.

In addition to his big screen projects, Tom also stars in DirecTV's Full Circle alongside Minka Kelly, David Boreanaz and Kate Walsh. Full Circle premiered on DirecTV on October 9th. Tom will also appear in TNT's new series Murder in the First, a suspenseful crime drama that will intimately dissect a single murder case over an entire season, from the commitment of the crime through the investigation, arrest and trial. Tom will star alongside Taye Diggs and Kathleen Robertson.

Following Harry Potter ,Tom's additional credits include, co-starring with James Franco and Andy Serkis in Rupert Wyatt's Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes. He has also appeared in Johnny Kevorkian's thriller The Disappeared starring Greg Wise and Harry Treadaway, and had a cameo role in the hit-comedy Get Him To The Greek starring Russell Brand. In August 2012, Tom starred alongside Ashley Greene and Sebastian Stan in Todd Lincoln's horror The Apparition which tells the story of a couple haunted by a supernatural presence that is unleashed during a college experiment.