Fusion Enjoyment Symptoms ‘Ghostlight’ Star Keith Kupferer In advance of Sundance Premiere (Exclusive)

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Fusion Leisure has signed Keith Kupferer, the veteran stage and display actor whose new movie “Ghostlight” premieres this week at the Sundance Film Competition. Kupferer has also lately been solid in a recurring role in the new MGM+ sequence “Emperor of Ocean Park” from John Wells, which is currently in production in Chicago. The thriller collection is based mostly on the ideal offering novel by Stephen L. Carter.

“Ghostlight” facilities on Dan (Kupferer), a melancholic center-aged design worker, who is grieving a spouse and children tragedy. Lower off from his devoted spouse, Sharon (Tara Mallen), and gifted but troubled daughter, Daisy (Katherine Mallen Kupferer), Dan finds comfort a regional theater manufacturing of “Romeo & Juliet” featuring a company of newbie actors. “Ghostlight” is directed by Kelly O’Sullivan and Alex Thompson, who are also customers of Fusion Amusement.)

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Kupferer will also carry on to be repped by the Grey Talent Group.

A seasoned phase performer, Kupferer originated the position of Erik Blake in the Chicago American Theater primary generation of “The Humans” before it transferred to Broadway. He has done at these kinds of prestigious theaters as Steppenwolf, The Goodman, and Chicago Shakespeare Theater, and collectively with his spouse Tara Mallen Kupferer established the Rivendell Theatre Ensemble, a theater enterprise in Chicago focused to elevating the lives of gals by way of the electrical power of theater.

Other noteworthy theater credits involve “God Of Carnage,” “Sweat,” “Passion Play” (Goodman Theatre) “The Seagull,” “The Terrific Leap,” “Good People” (Steppenwolf Theatre) “Appropriate” ( globe premiere/ Victory Gardens Theatre).

On Television, Kupferer visitor starred on AMC’s “Better Contact Saul,” Showtime’s “The Chi” and “Shameless,” Comedy Central’s “South Side,” and NBC’s “Chicago PD.”

In movies, he has performed in “Widows,” “The Dim Knight,” “The Dilemma,” “Stranger Than Fiction,” “Road to Perdition” and “Fred Klaus.”

“Keith’s remarkable performance in ‘Ghostlight’ is almost nothing quick of a revelation,” claimed Adam Kersh and Chris Evans, co-founders of Fusion. “We are delighted to deliver this veteran actor into the Fusion relatives and we glance ahead to introducing one particular of Chicago’s best actors to the environment.”

Fusion Leisure is also at Sundance with its first film creation, “Between the Temples.” The comedy is a co-production with Ley Line Entertainment and stars Carol Kane and Jason Schwartzman.

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