Cast & Crew
Harold - Fred ThompsonFred Thompson has had one of the most unusual and interesting careers on the American scene today. It has encompassed the law, politics, radio, television and motion pictures. Thompson, a lawyer, first appeared on screen in the film Marie in 1985, portraying himself in the fact-based story of a high-profile public corruption case he handled in Tennessee. Since then, he has appeared in numerous movies including No Way Out, In the Line of Fire, Die Hard II, Days of Thunder and The Hunt for Red October. He became known for his portrayal of New York District Attorney Arthur Branch on the Emmy Award-winning NBC television drama, Law & Order. He also appeared in Disney's Secretariat released in 2010 and has done multiple guest spots on CBS' The Good Wife. Thompson served eight years as a Senator from Tennessee, and in 2008 sought the Republican nomination for President of the United States. Prior to his election, Thompson maintained law offices in Nashville and Washington. Earlier in his career, he served as an Assistant United States Attorney in Tennessee. In 1973, he was appointed by Senator Howard Baker to serve as Minority Counsel to the Senate Watergate Committee where Thompson first gained national attention for leading the line of inquiry that revealed the audio-taping system in the White House Oval Office. He detailed his Watergate experience in his Watergate memoir, At That Point in Time. In his recent book, Teaching the Pig to Dance, he humorously recounts his growing-up years in a small Tennessee town. In addition to his movie and TV appearances, he serves as a business consultant and spokesperson. He resides in McLean, Virginia with his wife, Jeri and daughter, Hayden and son, Sammy.
Simon - Daniel Ross OwensDaniel Owens was born in 1983 in Tennessee and moved to Texas when he was 6 months old. His mother's name is Marcy Kennemer Owens. His father, Richard (Dick) Owens, worked in management at a Glass Manufacturing & Distribution facility near Dallas. He has an older half brother and half sister. While in high school Daniel won a model search contest which landed him a contract with a Dallas talent agency where he segued into acting. Owens graduated from The University of North Texas where he majored in Sociology but his real interest was acting. Two years later he moved to California, and has appeared in the TV shows Prison Break, Lie to Me and Detroit 1-8-7. Daniel splits his time between Texas and California.
Pedro - Robert AmayaRobert Amaya is a bilingual actor/singer with a background in theater. He has been privileged to perform regionally for classic productions such as You Can't Take It With You and A Midsummer's Night Dream; and for award winning musicals the likes of Les Miserables and Miss Saigon. Robert received his breakout role as Javier in the newest Sherwood Film, Courageous. Robert volunteers as a worship leader and children's ministry actor at his church.
Sofia - Crystal MartinezCrystal Martinez is a native Houstonian whose credits include a lead role on the soon to be released Suicide Notes and Falling off Horses. She recently appeared on the USA networks In Plain Sight as DA Nogales. She shot a National commercial for Lipton Tea before coming to El Paso for Unlimited and has several national commercial's currently airing including Ford and Olive Garden.
Enrique - Emilio RosoFluent in SPANISH, HEBREW and ARABIC, Emilio is born to a Moroccan dad and Italian mom. "He moved to NYC from Israel at the age of 21 to pursue acting. Having studied at THE ACTORS STUDIO in NYC, it didn’t take long for film makers to notice him. Within just a short time Emilio was a working class actor. Emilio has written, produced and acted in over 20 full length films. His television work includes guest starring roles on Mad Men and The Unit. His exotic good looks, athletic ability, and fluency in different languages makes him a perfect cast for a wide variety of roles. This up and coming star is making very promising marks to be the next Hollywood leading man.
DIRECTOR/SCREENWRITER - Nathan FrankowskiNathan Frankowski is best known for directing the successful 2008 documentary Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed. Frankowski’s directing credits for scripted films include the independent feature No Saints for Sinners, currently in post-production, and the short films "Trunk" and "Though You Slay Me". He also served as second unit director on The Path to 9/11, a $40 million Disney/ABC mini-series, and the independent feature After… in 2006. He is currently directing the Untitled Renee Yohe Project based on the book To Write Love on Her Arms. It stars Kat Dennings, Rupert Friend, Chad Michael Murray and Malcom McDowell and features on screen performances from N.E.R.D. In addition to his work in features and television, Frankowski has written, directed and produced over a dozen other short films. His work has taken him to over 35 countries. Bringing an artistic sensibility and knack for making the most of limited resources, Frankowski recognizes that success with a low budget film often comes down to working with the actors.
PRODUCER - Chad GundersenChad Gundersen, President of Gundersen Entertainment, began his career as a producer more than 15 years ago. Gundersen has worked with studios and award-winning filmmakers to produce life-changing films and his resume includes award-winning commercials, music videos, television shows, feature films and shorts. Gundersen has produced multiple feature films including: Midnight Clear starring Stephen Baldwin, The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry starring Gavin MacLeod, Like Dandelion Dust starring Mira Sorvino, Barry Pepper and Cole Hauser, Unrequited starring Michael Welch and David Keith, The Trial starring Matthew Modine, A Christmas Snow starring Muse Watson and Catherine Mary Stewart, and Ace Wonder: Message from a Dead Man, currently in post-production. His television credits include segments on Business World News, Entertainment World News and Health World News for TVA Productions as well as the shows Morgans: A Proud Breed and A Western Ranch Story for Horse TV and RFDTV. Gundersen has produced a number of short films that have garnered worldwide recognition, including Midnight Clear (which won the Crystal Heart from the Heartland Film Festival), which was the basis of a feature film. In addition to Unlimited, Chad is producing the western Redemption, which is currently shooting in Santa Fe, NM.
EXECUTIVE PRODUCER - Harold FinchDr. Finch was born in the heart of the Great Depression. As a young boy he often thought of himself as poor, but his wise mother would say to him, “Harold, you are not poor, you are rich! You have God who loves you and you have a good mind. Your future is bright.” Her wisdom proved to be prophetic as well as inspirational. Now looking back over his multi-faceted professional career there is little doubt that God gifted Dr. Finch with rich experiences that would be invaluable in his research and quest for a better understanding of the fundamental elements and essence of success. As a scientist, Dr. Finch played a key role as a project director for the Apollo spacecraft program. He pioneered the thermodynamic computer systems needed to protect astronauts and lunar vehicles against heating and cooling hazards on outer space voyages. His team developed the Barbecue Roll made famous by Tom Hanks in Apollo 13. As an educator, Dr. Finch was instrumental in founding Johnson County Community College and in successfully rushing it into operation in record time—one year! As an entrepreneur, Dr. Finch founded two separate and distinct INC 500 businesses. One, Padgett-Thompson, provided corporate training, and in just over five years Dr. Finch and his teaching specialists trained almost one million business professionals.
WRITER - Davis BunnDavis Bunn has been a professional novelist for twenty years and has sales in excess of seven million copies in sixteen languages. He has appeared on numerous national bestseller lists, and his titles have been Main or Featured Selections with Doubleday Bookclub, Literary Guild, Mystery Guild, Word Bookclub, Guideposts, and Crossings Bookclub. He is known for the diversity of his writing talent, from gentle gift books to high-powered thrillers. Davis has received numerous accolades, including three Christy Awards for excellence in fiction. He currently serves as Writer-In-Residence at Regent’s Park College, Oxford University, and lectures around the world on the craft of writing. Davis has helped direct a major refugee project in Sri Lanka for many years, and currently serves as adviser to the board of directors for India's oldest publishing house on a new fiction line. He is currently writing a book version of Unlimited which is scheduled to be released by B & H Publishing Group in advance of the theatrical release of the movie.
WRITER - Joe ScottJoe Scott was born and raised in a small Texas town where he taught himself screenwriting as a way to deal with the boredom. He wrote his first feature screenplay at 15, then attended the Radio/TV/Film program at the University of North Texas, where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts. In 2004, he wrote and directed his debut feature film, Ocean Front Property, on a shoestring budget and went on to screen in over 20 film festivals around the U.S. and won over a dozen awards. Since then, he has worked steadily as a screenwriter and freelance copywriter, helping to produce 8 indie feature films. His next film, The Debut, is currently in development. Joe has also dabbled in stand-up and improv comedy and often works as an actor.