Cast

Bern Deegan

Very pleased to announce that Bern Deegan will be playing the role of Laurence in the film The Wasteland. Bern is an Irish actor whose experience spans from feature film, award winning short films and touring theatre. Bern was recently cast in the lead role of 'Peter Nash' in Big Ideas Films Feature Film 'POINT OF NO RETURN' which also stars Paul Ronan, Don Wycherley and Steven Berkoff. The film was Directed by Kevin Glynn and is currently in post production. Bern appeared in the films In Limbo and The Telephone (Nine Ladies Film) Bern can currently be seen in Moliere's The Misanthrope at The Viking theatre in Dublin.

Johanna Stanton

We are very pleased to announce that Johanna Stanton will be playing the lead role of Holly in the film The Wasteland. Johanna has just played the lead in the feature film, Injustice, a hard hitting thriller, where she holds a restaurant full of people hostage. She has also just played Ruth Ellis in the docu/drama, Inside, for Channel 5. Next she will be filming the comedy series 'King Of The Gym'. Johanna won three Best Actress awards for the psychological thriller 'Nightmare Box', Pollygrind, Macabre New York and Long Island. The movie is now set for world wide release in 2017

Paul Downey

We are very pleased to announce that Paul Dewdney will be playing the role of Frank in the film The Wasteland. Paul is a British actor born and based in London. His parents hailed from Ireland, Co. Donegal (father) and his mother from Dorset in the West Country.A recent film 'No Place' in fact won first place taking a brace of gongs for 'Best Film' and 'Best Screenplay' at the Forum International Film Festival, New York in late 2013. More recently in July 2015 he won the 'Best Supporting Actor' at the Long Island Film Forum for his role in 'Crossroads' and more recently in 2016 a 'Best Actor' award for the lead role of 'The Inquiry' (2016) at the Burning Reel film festival. He is also up for nomination for Best Actor at the upcoming Nice International Film Festival