Russ Cast in “Killing Games”

Russ has been cast in the role of Daniel for the film KILLING GAMES with  principle  photography on the movie slated to begin in the second half of 2013. Russ will be appearing opposite some of the brightest young stars in Hollywood.

Russ as Tim Remmit in Ryan Phillippe’s “Shreveport”

Ryan Phillippe, who starred in Paul Haggis’ “Crash” and Clint Eastwood’s “Flags of Our Fathers,” is set to make his own directorial debut with “Shreveport,” an indie thriller in which he’ll also star.

We are delighted to announce that Russ Russo has been cast to play the role of “Tim Remmit” in the film and will be on screen opposite Ryan.

Russ is currently on location for the film in Louisiana.

View Shreveport on IMDB
View Variety Article on Ryan Phillippes “Shreveport”

Blue Collar Boys Screening In LA

Movie Details

  • Genre: Drama
  • Running Time: 93 min.
  • Director: Mark Nistico
  • Cast: Gabe Fazio, Kevin Interdonato, Bruce Kirkpatrick, Russ Russo, Ed Setrakian
  • Writers: Mark Nistico, Kevin Interdonato

This past weekend saw the premiere of Blue Collar Boys at the Laemmle Theaters in Los Angeles.
There have been reviews of the movie coming out all week and the film has been received well.
Russ and Kevin would like to Thank everyone who came out.
For additional dates and times of the Laemmle screenings click Here.
For information on the movie and additional screenings visit Blue Collar Boy
Read the LA Weekly Review
Blue Collar Boys Review @ LA Weekly

Heat Wave

A Dark Comedy about two friends taking a Cross Country trip to get away from their narcissistic behavior only to find morals chase you wherever you go…

Heat Wave is a Dark Indie Road Comedy written & directed by Russ Russo (The Projectionist, Donner Pass) and to be co-directed the film features an All-Star cast that includes Twilight’s Kiowa Gordon, True Blood’s Natasha Alam, John Carter’s Amanda Clayton, Machete’s Mayra Leal, Broadway’s Olja Hrustic, Twilight’s Bronson Pelletier, Liberator’s Jessica Andres & more.

On August 31st 2012, Heat Wave meet it’s target raising $20,880 of a $20,000 crowd-funding goal !
We are all very grateful to everyone that pledged to make this movie happen. THANK YOU!

Production is slated to begin in January 2013.

Heat Wave is about life in Modern day society, Gen Y friendship, Moral decay, Narcissism and the winding roads, discoveries of self and all the people you meet along the way with a twist.

Visit Official Heatwave Website

The Projectionist

In 2011, Russ completed work on a buzzed about thriller “The Projectionist” opposite True Blood’s Natasha Alam, Cool Running’s Doug E. Doug, Donnie Brasco’s Robert Miano, Twilight Saga’s Kiowa Gordon and The Soprano’s Joseph Gianascoli. Russ plays Jacob Nicks the lead in the film. It is an incredible project into which he poured his heart and soul.

In 2011 Russ gave his most detailed Interview to date for HDSLR film workshops where he discusses the good, the bad and the amusing elements of shooting this film and why it means so much to him.
Read Interview Here

Synopsis: A solider suffering from PTSD attempts to cope with loneliness and paranoia fueled by an eight-month ordeal as a prisoner of war in this psychological thriller.

Visit The Projectionist Website