About Richard Reid
I am not the shoe bomber
After co-writing a sell-out show at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Richard has gone on to write various films, television shows and digital online content. His scripted comedy sketches and short films have been produced and distributed though various different medias and he has sold two feature film screenplays and one television pilot. His comedy road trip feature film; FRAT PACK (Danny Trejo, Beverly D’Angelo, Robert Knepper) has just wrapped production in Canada, and the film ART, LOVE & MONEY, that he co-wrote, is entering pre-production. His supernatural feature film DIVINITY was originally optioned by Mark Canton (300, IMMORTALS), then re-penned for television and developed alongside Jack Rapke and ImageMovers (THE BORGIAS, FLIGHT, CAST AWAY). He is currently developing a sit-com series entitled THE MOVERS with his comedy partner Joe Bor, executive produced by Terry Jervis.
ACTOR / COMEDIAN
Richard is a working actor that thrives in both comedic roles, and dramatic. He recently finished working alongside Kevin Costner in the soon-to-be released action flick CRIMINAL starring Gary Oldman, Ryan Reynolds, Tommy Lee Jones and Kevin Costner. He also wrapped THE BRITS ARE COMING starring Uma Thurman, Tim Roth, Sophia Vergara and Stephen Fry, as well as starring in his own comedy FRAT PACK alongside Danny Trejo, Beverly D’Angelo, Robert Knepper and Kevin Farley. In 2015 Richard featured in the dramatic hit WOMAN IN GOLD with Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, and Katie Holmes, as well as starring in the comedic role of “Ron Kleynerman” in ALWAYS WOODSTOCK with Brittany Snow and Katey Segal. His other film and TV credits include; WILLIAM & KATE, as Prince William’s trouble-making best friend, LOVE WEDDING MARRIAGE, alongside Mandy Moore, Kellan Lutz and James Brolin, AUSTENLAND with Keri Russell, Jennifer Coolidge and Jane Seymour, the epic LEGEND OF HERCULES directed by Renny Harlin, MURDER ELEVEN in which Reid plays a troubled Atlantic City narcotic cop and TV’s mega series NCIS. He recently wrapped photography on the Weinstein Company’s TULIP FEVER starring Judi Dench, Christoph Waltz, Zach Galifinakis, Alicia Vikander and Cara Delevingne.
DIRECTOR / PRODUCER
Richard is an award winning filmmaker with over 10 years experience in producing and directing. He served as EVP of Sunrise Films (FATHER OF INVENTION, THE WHISTLEBLOWER) and currently serves as Vice President of KJam Media, a film and television production and finance company based in Los Angeles. Their credits include LUCKY NUMBER SLEVIN, LORD OF WAR & SIN CITY 2: A DAME TO KILL FOR. Company reel: https://vimeo.com/130928724. Richard is the founder and president of Attention Seeker Entertainment. They recently wrapped production on FRAT PACK, and are entering pre-production on FORTUNE’S FOOL, a period adaptation of the multi-award winning Broadway play, as well as; DIVINITY a supernatural dramatic television series. In 2012 Attention Seeker and Reid executive produced the unscripted television series AMERICA’S ELITE.