Love Meet Hope is an award-winning film that follows two characters: Morgan, a recent divorcé who is attending the memorial of his grandmother, and a young woman who works at the bakery Morgan frequents. While Morgan is mourning his failed marriage, and Morgan’s grandfather mourns the death of his adored wife, the young woman mourns the fact that love seems an ever-elusive fairytale.
Meet the Cast
Ed Asner was born in Kansas City, Missouri and is best known as the gruff newsman, Lou Grant, on both The Mary Tyler Moore Show and its spin-off series, Lou Grant, making him one of the few television actors to portray the same leading character in both a comedy and a drama. He won Emmy Awards for both shows. He is also known for portraying Santa Clause in the comedy, Elf, and his voice can be heard in many animated features, including Pixar's Up. He proudlyserved as President of the Screen Actors Guild from 1981-1985.
Amanda Markowitz was recurring on CBS' The Bold & The Beautiful and NBC's Heartbeat. She stars alongside Lin Shaye in the female-driven psychological thriller The Voices. Amanda has a leading role in the feature film Mr. Malevolent, with David Alan Grier, Gary Cole, Vivica A. Fox and Chris Kattan. She recently starred alongside Zack Ward in the psychological thriller Good Girl, produced in association with Darren Lynn Bousman (Director of Saw II-IV) and she just wrapped production on the feature film Healing Hands, directed by John Murlowski.
Bradley Fowler hails from Cedar Rapids, Iowa and received his degree from Northern Iowa. He was most recently seen in the festival hit Jonny's Sweet Revenge and Texas Heart with Insidious star Lin Shaye. He also recently made his directorial debut, as a co-director of the psychological thriller, The Voices.
Peter Mackenzie can currently be seen as Mr. Stevens on the popular ABC show Blackish. He also recently portrayed Robert Kenny in in the feature film, Trubmo, alongside Bryan Cranston. He is a veteran of the industry, with over 100 TV and Film credits to his name, including Curb Your Enthusiasm, How I Met Your Mother, Gilmore Girls, Project X, One House Photo, and Good Morning Vietnam.
Victoria Matlock is a native of Salt Lake City, Utah. She majored in Musical Theatre at the University of Northern Colorado and spent 15 years in New York City as a Broadway actress. Victoria was last seen on Broadway as Dyanne in Million Dollar Quartet and she is also known for her portrayal of the iconic Elphaba in the Broadway smash Wicked. She's been honored to work with such illustrious names as Hal Prince, Jack O'Brien, Jerry Mitchell and Frank Wildhorn. She’s continued her acting career on the screen, appearing on CBS’s soap opera As the World Turns and in the film The Stepford Wives.
Ken Garr can grew up on the south side of Chicago. A graduate of the world famous Second City Conservatory, Ken performs regularly at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas and has performed in both the "Laugh Your Asheville Off" Comedy Festival in Asheville, North Carolina and the Big Sky Comedy Festival in Billings, Montana. He can regularly be seen at the world famous Hollywood Improv and Ice House Comedy Club in Pasadena, California.
Josh Braaten was born in Austin, Minnesota and is best known for his role as Twiggy Munson in the film, Semi-Pro. Since then, he has been seen in various shows, including American Horror Story, This Is Us, NCIS, CSI: Miami, Criminal Minds, The Mentalist, New Girl, and Mike & Molly.
Tim Joyce has been featured nationally as a comedian on ABC and Comedy Central. He has worked many stages, including The Improv, Laugh Factory, and Luna Park. He attended the Second City Training Center, where he was a ghost writer for their Main Stage and ETC shows, working with talented performers such as Tina Fey and Steve Carrell.
Carl Petersen has a BFA in theatre from Pacific Lutheran University and the University of London. He is an alumnus of the Upright Citizens Brigade and has also trained at iO West and Groundlings. He is currently working with three separate writing partners on two feature films and a half hour sitcom.