The Cast

 
 
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Gaston Pauls as Luis Palau

Gastón Pauls is an Argentinian actor, TV host, writer, director and producer. He started his career on the well-known television series Montaña Rusa. Pauls then starred in Verdad Consecuencia, one of Adrián Suar's first TV hits on Canal 13. In addition to television, Pauls has had numerous roles in major films, including Comanche Territory, Iluminados por el fuego, Felicidades and Nine Queens, which brought him international acclaim. As a stage actor he worked on Desde la lona, Porteños and La gata sobre el tejado de zinc caliente. He has directed and produced numerous TV shows and documentaries including Tres padres solteros, Ser urbano, Dos solos, Human on the Road and All Against Juan. He is currently directing two documentary films, one based on the life of Father Carlos Mugica and another about the media entitled “Fears of Communication.”

 
 
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Santiago Achaga as young Luis Palau

Santiago Achaga is 18 years old and was born in mar del Plata, Argentina. At age 16, he moved to Buenos Aires to film a show for Nickelodeon. At that moment he left school and started living in the city for six months, and soon after traveled to Mexico and lived there for four months.  While in Mexico, he began to work with a production company making feature films, short films, and commercials.  He experienced all facets of production; assistant directing, editing, colorist and even directing.

Santiago moved back to Argentina to work in the theater version of the TV show he had been doing the year before, and also to finish his studies. Exactly 2 months later he started the second season of the show “Heidi bienvenida a casa”. 

In July of 2017 he went to a special casting, a casting in English, for a movie from USA. He did his best and a few months later received the call while on the bus, that he was selected for a role in feature film PALAU, and he would play the lead character at the age of 22 years old. The movie was filmed in Argentina. Working with great actors, and with a great team, it became one of the best experiences of his life!

Today, Santiago is back in Mexico and is starting a new project this year that is going be a great experience. That’s what life is about, experiences.  Enjoy the ride!

 
 
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Agustin Amoedo as young boy Luis Palau

Agustin Ezequiel Amoedo is 10 years old and was born in Buenos Aires Argentina. He is passionate about art, music, and percussion, which he has studied since the age of 4.  Agustin is in 5th grade and loves playing soccer with a local Buenos Aires youth league. With a strong interest in acting, Agustin has been featured in several publicity campaigns and received the role of Luis Jr. in PALAU.  This is his first major acting role in a feature film.

 
 
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Alexis Moyano as Matilda Palau

Born in Patagonia, Argentina, Alexia Moyano has trained in Buenos Aires with Helena Tritek at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (LAMDA) in London and at the Conservatoire National Supérieur d´Art Dramatique (CNSAD) in Paris. Fluent in Spanish, English and French, she has had numerous roles in theatre, cinema, television, and commercials in all three languages.

In theatre, Alexia was nominated for the Ace Award for her portrayal of Pilar in “Filosofía de vida,” directed by Javier Daulte. In 2017 she starred in a one-woman adaptation of Charlotte Perkins Gilman's “The Yellow Wallpaper,” directed by Sebastian Kalt, in an audiovisual proposal for Centro Cultural San Martin. Also, she was called to narrate “A Midsummer’s Night Dream” alongside concert performers for Chilean orchestra director Pedro Pablo Prudencio, for Buenos Aires Lírica (BAL).

Alexia has had various series regular roles in television, with her dearest role as Pucca in “Babylon,” directed by Gaston Portal. Other favorite credits include: “Milagros en Campaña,” directed by Martin Mariani; the Emmy-nominated Studio+ series “Out There,” directed by Nicolás Perez Véiga; and “Supermax,” directed by Daniel Burman.

Alexia’s first leading role in cinema came in 2010 with La Cacería, directed by Carlos Orgambide. In 2013, she starred as Luisa in El prisionero irlandés, by Carlos Juareguialzo and Marcela Silva y Nasute, which made its United States debut at the International Film Festival of Syracuse in New York. She also appeared opposite Emma Watson in Colonia, and played in Extraños en la noche, and Verdades Verdaderas, among others.

Most recently, Alexia filmed the role of Mathilde in Palau (October 2018 international release), an American feature film written and directed by Kevin Knoblock, based on faith leader Luis Palau's life story. Currently, she is rehearsing the role of Miranda in “The Tempest,” directed by Penny Cherns for Teatro San Martin.

 
 
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Alexandra Bard as Patricia Palau

Alexandra Bard was born in Sydney, Australia. She studied at NIDA, AADA (NYC), the William Esper Studio and is a Master Class member of the Ivana Chubbuck Studio. During her teenage years Alexandra worked on major TV productions such as ‘The Mystery of Natalie Wood” directed by Peter Bogdanovich for HBO and the Aussie soap opera, “Home and Away”. She also worked as a model for international companies such as United Colors of Beneton, Johnson&Johnson, Vera Wang and Via Spiga. Alexandra's memorable acting performances have landed her notable accolades including: “Actress of the Year” from The International Model and Talent Association, “Best Actress” from The California Film Festival and most recently an award for “Best Actress” at the IndieFest Film Festival for the feature film “The Meanest Man in Texas”. She has also been nominated for Best Actress at the New York City International Film Festival and the International Christian Film Festival for this same performance. Alexandra is best known for the film “Strange Blood” and, the soon to be released feature film, “The Meanest Man in Texas”.

 
 
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Michel Noher as Jorge

Michel Noher is an actor and producer. He trained in Argentina with the prestigious Agustin Alezzo, Ricardo bartiz and Julio Chavez among others. He developed an international career with the film "And Soon The Darkness" (USA), the Terra Ribbelle series (Italy), the Ecuadorian film "Ochentaysiete" stand out, and in Brazil he is featured in the series, "O Rebu", "Sete Vidas" for Tv Globo and  "O Business"  on HBO.

In Argentina he has worked in numerous series and films such as  "Don Juan and his beautiful lady" "ADDA" (TeLeFe / Viacom) "Sos Mi Vida" (channel 13) and produced the program "Hola y Adios" (WB).  As a theater actor he has worked in "Cafe Irlandes" by eva halak, "Prohibido" by Betty Gambartes,  and "Alemania" by Nacho Ciatti among others.

He is currently working on the series "100 Days To Fall In Love" (TeLeFe) while rehearsing for  "The Eternal Son" based on the homonymous novel by Cristovao Tezza. This year Michel will be featured in the premiere of the films "Vigilia in August" (ARG) and "El Desentierro" (Spain).

 
 
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Daniel Roebuck as Fred Renich

Daniel Roebuck is one of Hollywood's most familiar faces. His acting resume spans 35 years and includes popular television hits (Matlock, Lost), blockbuster films (The Fugitive), faith-based films (Let There Be Light) and one of the Internet's most watched original series (The Man in the High Castle). Behind the camera, Roebuck has produced, written and directed/co-directed a number of films, including his award-winning directorial debut, “Getting Grace,” which premiered nationwide in March 2018. Roebuck continues to move easily between all mediums and is working on upcoming projects in television, film and on stage. When not performing, Roebuck writes about horror movies, raises his two children and mentors young actors.

 
 
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Fabián Carrasco as Luis Palau Sr.

Fabián Carrasco has a degree in acting from the National University Institute of Art (UNA), continuing his training in the Sportivo Theater where he performed in the play "The Idiot Machine", which ran between 2013 and 2015, and was part of the II Ibero-American Theater Festival of Montevideo (Uruguay, 2014), the Asian Arts Festival (Gwanju, South Korea, 2015) and the Buenos Aires International Festival 2015. He was also part of the Cervantes National Theater, directed by Ricardo Bartis performing "La Liebre Y la Tortuga". He has performed in various roles on the official Argentinian circuit as "The girl the devil and the mill" in the San Martin theater directed by Olivier Py. At the same time he acted in works of the commercial circuit as "Soup of pirates", "The lesson of anatomy" and "The ghost of Canterville". In Cinema he stared in "Iraqui Tango" a co-production USA-ARG and "Noche de Perros", BAFICI 2015. He also participated in "UPA2", "Verdades Verdaderas" Feature film by Nicolás Gil Lavedra. On television he has starred in the series "Area 23" and "My life as an actor" along with "We are Family", "Sres Papis", "My friends Forever", "Cain and Abel", "The Only ones", " Against the Strings "and" Nini ".

 
 
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Scott Reeves as Ray Stedman

In 2011, Scott Reeves became a member of an elite group of songwriters when Toby Keith’s “Made In America” hit No. 1 on the Billboard country music chart. Working in collaboration with Keith and fellow songwriter Bobby Pinson, Reeves crafted a lyric line that resonated with the nation. The song garnered number one status on the county charts as well as a Top 40 position on the Billboard Hot 100, along with BMI award honors. For Reeves, songwriting has become a passion, and performing country music has been a joy.    

In 2003, Scott and his best friend, Aaron Benward, formed the country duo, Blue County. Their collaboration quickly led to a record deal with Curb Records, followed by a self-titled album that produced several Billboard country chart hits” In 2004 Blue County was nominated for a coveted CMA award. Later that same year they were also nominated for an American County Music Award. Over the next three years Blue County toured the nation, opening shows for Tim McGraw, Kenny Chesney, Keith Urban, Brooks & Dunn, and many others. They recording two tracks for the Evan Almighty motion picture soundtrack and making several appearances on the legendary Grand Ole Opry stage. In 2008 Reeves and Benward retired Blue County to focus on independent careers. 

A Scott Reeves is also a very successful Hollywood actor. In 2009 he began a four-year shift on General Hospital for ABC, where he played Dr. Steven Webber. Scott’s filmography also includes eleven years as Ryan McNeil, a feature character on the daytime drama The Young and the Restless, as well as roles on television series such as Finding Carter, Chicago Hope, The King of Queens, Touched By An Angel, and Days of Our Lives. He has also starred in the made for TV movies Invisible Sister, I Know My First Name Is Steven, Hearts Adrift, When The Cradle Falls, and Half a Dozen Babies. Most recently, Reeves has a recurring residency on the ABC hit television series, Nashville.