Thursday, May 3, 2018

Bad Samaritan - Carlito Olivero, Kerry Condon, and Jacqueline Byers Interview



Photo Credit: James Vallesteros

KERRY CONDON (Katie) First seen in the Oscar nominated film Angela’s Ashes, Irish actress Kerry Condon has garnered much praise for her numerous roles in some of Hollywood’s most talked about films, including The Last S tation, which was nominated for two Academy Awards. Praised for the casts’ “spellbinding performances,” Condon proved that she can hold her own amidst such great actors such as Christopher Plummer and Helen Mirren.

For two complete seasons, Condon brought the ancient city of Rome to life in Bruno Heller’s HBO series “Rome.” Playing ‘Octavia of the Julii,’ she helped the show win four Emmy Awards in 2006 and a Golden Globe Nomination in the category of Outstanding Television Series – Drama.

Condon has been recurring for 4 seasons on the hit AMC series "Better Call Saul" as ‘Stacey Ehrmantraut. ’ She also starred in 2012 HBO show “Luck” opposite Dustin Hoffman and Nick Nolte, directed by Michael Mann.

Condon voices the role of ‘Friday’ for Captain America: Civil War and Avengers: Age of Ultron, Spiderman: Homecoming and the upcoming Avengers: Infinity War.

She was seen on the big screen in Dom Hemingway opposite Jude Law and played ‘Pamela’ in Martin McDonagh’s Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri. She was also seen in The Weinstein Company ’s This Must Be The Place starring Sean Penn and Frances McDormand, the Oscar-winning short film The Shore starring opposite CiarĂ¡n Hinds, The Runaway, Unleashed, and Intermission. She portrayed ‘Kate Kelly’ in the 2003 film Ned Kelly.

Upcoming films include Dean Devlin's Bad Samaritan, Indifferent Women, and Dreamland opposite Margot Robbie.

On stage and at the ripe age of 19, Condon originated the role of ‘Mairead’ in the “The Lieutenant of Inishmore” by Martin McDonagh which she performed at The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Atlantic Theatre Company in New York. For this production she recorded the song, “The Patriot Game” with The Pogues. In the same year, she played the role of ‘Ophelia’ in “Hamlet,” making her the youngest actress to ever play that role for the Royal Shakespeare Company. In 2009, she appeared in another play by Martin McDonagh called “The Cripple of Inishmaan” for which she won a Lucille Lortel award and a Drama Desk award.

JACQUELINE BYERS (Riley Seabrook) 
Jacqueline Byers grew up in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. She graduated from Queens University with a BA-honors and has been acting professionally ever since. She is best known for recurring on Showtime’s “Roadies,” playing ‘Bonnie Parker’ on “Timeless,” and starring in the SyFy miniseries “Ascension.”

She currently stars on the CBS series “Salvation.” 


CARLITO OLIVERO (Derek Sandoval) 
Carlos Olivero, better known as Carlito Olivero, was born in Chicago, Illinois and is of Puerto Rican and Mexican decent. He can be seen next in Bad Samaritan, the next film from Dean Devlin's Electric Entertainment that Devlin is set to direct himself. Carlito will star opposite David Tennant and Robert Sheehan as the role of ‘Derek Hamilton’. Known for his series regular role on the successful Hulu series “East Los High,” Olivero recently wrapped another feature film called Blood Heist, starring and produced by James Franco. In 2012, Olivero appeared in a main role in We The Party, a film written and directed by Mario Van Peebles.

Also a talented musician, Carlito signed with the Sony/BMG recording group The New Menudo. The members were chosen after nationwide auditions and a 10-episode reality show that was also shown on MTV. The group continued for two years starting in 2007 with their debut singles "Lost" and "More Than Words". In 2013, Carlito went on to become a finalist on season 3 of the hit show “X-Factor.” He was mentored by singer Paulina Rubio. A platinum selling artist, he recently released his second album "Dreams Don’t Become Reality While Sleeping Volume 2".

Carlito is currently starring in the Lionsgate/YouTube Red series “Step Up: High Water,” based off the hit franchise movies. The show is created and written by Holly Sorensen and debuted on January 31st, 2018. He enjoys keeping in touch with his fans and has over 100K followers on social media.




Two young men who valet cars at a local restaurant develop a clever scam to burglarize the houses of the restaurant's customers. Things go smoothly until one robs the wrong customer and discovers a woman being held captive. Afraid of going to prison, he leaves the woman and returns the car to the restaurant. Filled with guilt, he makes a call to the police, who find nothing when they investigate. Now, the valet must endure the wrath of the kidnapper who seeks revenge on him, all while desperately trying to find and rescue the captive woman he left behind.


Carlito Olivero, Kerry Condon, and Jacqueline Byers with JBN Journalist Joseph Flores

Carlito Olivero                                          Kerry Condon

THE JBN TEAM INTERVIEW WITH CARLITO OLIVERO, JACQUELINE BYERS AND KERRY CONDON 
Journalist: JOSEPH FLORES
Location: WONDERCON, ANAHEIM

Video: Erik Werlin. Audio/Edit: James Vallesteros (@jamesvallesteros)
KERRY CONDON TRIVIA:
  • Won Best Supporting Actress at the 2009 Lucille Lortel Awards for her performance in the Atlantic Theater's off-Broadway production of "The Cripple of Inishmaan".
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