Gersh Signs ‘Avatar’ Actor & ‘Youth In Oregon’ Director Joel David Moore

Actor-director Joel David Moore has signed with The Gersh Agency. Best known for his role in James Cameron’s Avatar, Moore’s other film credits include the films DodgeBall: A True Underdog Story, Art School Confidential, Oliver Stone’s Savages, the biopic CBGB, and Hatchet. His television credits include a 5-year arc on Fox’s Bones, and a series regular role on ABC’s Forever. He also recently wrapped filming opposite Sean Bean and Mary McCormack in director Jason Bourque’s thriller Drone.

As a director, Moore’s third feature is the drama Youth In Oregon, which stars Frank Langella, Billy Crudup, Christina Applegate, Josh Lucas, Mary Kay Place and Nicola Peltz, and had its world premiere at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival. Moore will soon be re-teaming with Youth In Oregon studio Sundial Pictures on Timon Of Athens, an adaptation of the play by William Shakespeare inspired by the 5th century Athenian philosopher. His feature directorial debut was the 2005 film Spiral, which won at the Santa Barbara Film Festival and was released by Anchor Bay theatrically in 2008. He followed that in 2013 with Killing Winston Jones, starring Richard Dreyfus, Danny Glover, Danny Masterson and Jon Heder.

Moore will continue to be repped by Management 360 and the law firm of Sloane Offer.

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