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Erika as Rei:
Born in Okinawa, Erika (AKA Erika Oda) beat out 3,000 other young women and came to the attention of international audiences with the female lead role in After Life, an official selection of the 2000 Cannes Film Festival by renowned director Hirokazu Kore-eda (Nobody Knows). She appeared in Ryuhei Kitamura’s sci-fi epic Alive, Kazuo Kuroki’s A Boy’s Summer in 1945, and the NHK drama Melody of the Heart. Erika returned to Cannes in 2005 in Shinji Aoyoma’s apocalyptic parable Eli, Eli, Lema Sabachthani? She appears opposite Japanese superstar Tadanobu Asano (Zatoichi) in Taro Hyugaji’s romantic drama Portrait of the Wind. She reunites with Asano for Takeo Kimura’s Kobuhiroba, featuring Masatoshi Nagase (Mystery Train) and Rie Miyazawa (Tony Takitani). Erika is in production on the latest, untitled project by Masanori Tominaga (Pavilion Salamander). She has appeared in the Japanese TV series Hen, The Last Song, Out and One More Kiss, and has been seen widely in TV commercials, theatre and print advertising. Erika has been cast in two films shooting summer 2007: the latest, untitled project by Masanori Tominaga (Pavilion Salamander), and Takeo Kimura’s Kobuhiroba, featuring Tadanobu Asano (Zatoichi), Masatoshi Nagase (Mystery Train), and Rie Miyazawa (Tony Takitani). Erika is playing the villain in the Japanese TV series Cutey Honey, now in production.
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1979年、沖縄那覇出身。 1995年「ひめゆりの塔」監督神山征二監督でスクリーンデビュー。1998年是枝裕和監督の「ワンダフルライフ」で注目を浴びる。その後、北村龍平監督の「Alive」、黒木和雄監督の「美しい夏キリシマ」、2005年、映画「誰がために」で浅野忠信の恋人そして妻役で出演、2005年に青山真治監督、浅野忠信主演映画「エリ・エリ・レマサバクタニ?」(カンヌ映画祭招待作品)に出演。2007年沖縄ホラー映画「アコークロー」出演、東京を中心に公開中。2007年制作映画、監督富永昌敬(オタギリ ジョー主演「パビリオン山椒魚」)による題未定長編映画主演、またベテラン美術監督木村威夫監督作品「こぶ広場(仮題)」に、長瀬正敏、宮沢りえ、浅野忠信と共に共演する。
テレビ東京で10月から放映される「キューティーハニー」、NHK連続テレビドラマ「もう一度キス」、WOWOWオリジナルドラマ「Duet」に主演などテレビドラマでも活躍する。 CMではサントリー「旬果絞り」、2006年秋から「DHC」プラチナシルバーのイメージキャラクターとして全国コマーシャル放映中。 また沖縄ミュージシャン JI MAMAのミュージックビデオ「裸足からびさー」(ソニーミュージック)にも出演中。
Katori Eason as Paris:
18-year-old Katori Eason of Wilmington, North Carolina, made his screen debut at age 8 in the Family Channel film The Ditchdigger’s Daughters, appearing alongside Kimberly Elise (Diary of a Mad Black Woman). He performed with Louis Gossett, Jr. in the CBS film To Dance With Olivia. Katori also acted in Michael Apted’s CBS film Nathan Dixon, and in the independent films Blood Moon and Dead Heist. An accomplished violinist, choral singer, and stage actor, Katori is a sophomore at Hampton University in Virginia.

18歳。ノースキャロライナ出身。8歳の時家族映画“Ditchdigger’s Daughter”でスクリーンデビュー。その後、CBS映画”To Dance with Olivia”,マイケルアプテット監督”Nathan Dixon”などのメジャー映画出演。またインデぺデント映画多数に出演。バイオリン、コーラス、舞台役者としても活躍する。ハンプトン大学の1年生。
Sean Nix as Nelson:
A Chicago theatre veteran, Sean Nix began his acting career at Northwestern University. He has appeared in TimeLine Theatre’s Guantanamo: Honor Bound to Defend Freedom and their world premiere of Martin Furey’s Shot. He performed in Profiles Theatre’s critically acclaimed Glory of Living and Reparations, Congo Square Theatre’s premiere of The House That Jack Built, and Blues for an Alabama Sky at Victory Gardens Theatre. He understudied for Harry J. Lennix (The Matrix) in Northlight Theatre’s Permanent Collection. Sean has also appeared at Victory Gardens Theatre, Collaboration, MPAACT, A Red Orchid Theatre, Bailiwick, eta Creative Arts, Act One Studios and Excaliber Shakespeare Company.

Ric Arthur as Carter:
After completing a tour of duty in the U.S. Marine Corps, during which he was stationed for six months in Okinawa, Ric Arthur studied theater at Northeastern Illinois University. He has had lead roles in the independent films The Promise Keeper and Cerebral Inferno, and a supporting role in the forthcoming Eden Court (alongside Thomas Lennon of Reno 911!). Ric is an ensemble member at Urban Theater Company, where he is appearing in the complete works of Miguel Piñero. He has performed at Bailiwick, Apple Tree Theatre, CityLit Theatre, TireSwing Theatre and Revolution Theatre.