The 2012 short film Charles starred in – What About Chrissy – recently won Best Picture at the local Frozen Film Festival. Take that, Argo!
Charles’ latest play – John Guare’s “Six Degrees of Separation” – opened at the Athenaeum in Chicago on February 22nd and the critics are raving. 3.5/4 stars (Chicago Theatre Beat), 3.5/4 stars (Chicago Stage Review), Recommended (Chicago Reader). The play runs until March 17th. Don’t miss it!
Charles recently wrapped shooting on the short thriller Captive. In the film, Charles plays the lead villain – a supernatural being called the Gatekeeper. For the role, he had to undergo intense make-up and special effects. The results… incredible. Pictures can’t be shared due to a NDA, but you won’t want to miss this one when it hits the big screen.
Charles was recently cast in an industrial for Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He effortlessly spit out a bunch of medical jargon while playing the role of a resident.
Recently, Charles was cast as a Banker in the Bollywood film Dhoom 3. As it’s currently drawn up, the role has some dialogue and Charles will be in multiple scenes. The previous film in this franchise is one of Bollywood’s top grossing films of all time. Charles is called for five days in late September. The film is slated to be released in 2013.
“You Bet” has been chosen to be part of both the Chicago REEL Shorts International Film Festival and the NYC Independent Film Festival. The cast and crew are still awaiting word from Sundance among other festivals. If you are in Chicago you can come see Charles as lead character Detective Johnson on the big screen Sunday, September 9.
“What About Crissy” was recently selected to be part of the Sycamore Film Festival. Finally, DeKalb County will be able to see Charles on the big screen. Next stop, the world.
The full length short of “What About Chrissy” has been added to the Video | Audio section. Go watch Charles in action.
To learn the about the latest and greatest from the life of Charles, check out his blog for a Winter and Spring update – www.BeingJonHamm.com.
Charles has been on a roll. He was recently cast as Larkin in the Eclectic Theatre Company production of “Six Degrees of Separation.” It opens at the Athenaeum in 2013. Additionally, he landed roles in three new Indy film projects to go along with the three already on his plate. On top of all of it, he’s producing and starring in a web series due out in the next month.