Born and raised in the UK, and now living in Los Angeles, actor Richard Reid is becoming quite the hot commodity in Hollywood. He is best known for his roles in the 2011 movie WILLIAM AND KATE, as Prince William's troublemaking best-friend Derek, the 2011 Rom-Com hit LOVE, WEDDING, MARRIAGE, as Mandy Moore's brother Ian, and his portrayal of troubled Narcotics Detective Jesse in MURDER ELEVEN. In addition, Reid also featured in Sony Pictures' hit comedy AUSTENLAND - Produced by Stephanie Meyer (Author of The Twilight Saga) and Directed by Jerusha Hess (NAPOLEON DYNAMITE, NACHO LIBRE.) AUSTENLAND stars JJ Fields, Jennifer Coolidge, Keri Russell and Bret McKenzie, it also sees Richard re-united with his co-star Jane Seymour from LOVE, WEDDING, MARRIAGE: In 2012 Richard featured as Robert Epplund in the TV mega series NCIS as well as working under the direction of DIE HARD 2's Renny Harlin, in the recently released IFC horror flick THE DEVIL'S PASS (aka The Dyatlov Pass Incident). Last year Richard was cast in the comedy THERE'S ALWAYS WOODSTOCK, alongside Allison Miller, Rumer Willis, James Wolk, Jason Ritter, Katey Sagal and SNL's Finesse Mitchell. Also in 2013 Richard starred in the Rom-Com GIRLFRIENDS from Prevelant Studios. Most recently he was reunited with Kellan Lutz on Lionsgate's THE LEGEND OF HERCULES 3D where he was also re-united with Action mega-director Renny Harlin. This year he will be seen playing the role of Kyle Blackwood in Mitch Gould's action flick HUNTED and he is expected to soon start work on the independent film HELLO DARKNESS, in negotiations to star Dominic Cooper, Imogen Poots and Julie Christie.
Richard Reid, Renny Harlin (Director), Kia Jam (Producer), Luke Albright and Matt Stokoe, on the set on The Devil’s Pass (2013)
Richard has landed the role of Kyle Blackwood in the full throttle action flick ‘Hunted.’ Under the direction of Mitch Gould,
Richard has already started filming in Romania alongside fellow cast members, Louis Mandylor, Jason Earles, Natassia Malthe and
Oleg Taktarov. Dubbed ‘The Expendables meets the A-Team’ this is sure to be an exciting role for the young British actor.
The much anticipated romantic comedy ‘Austenland’ will be released in August. Blink and you’ll miss Richard, but check it out! Brilliant performances from an amazing cast under the direction of the incredible Jerusha Hess. Enjoy!
Richard has begun filming for “There’s Always Woodstock.” He stars alongside Allison Miller (Go On, Kings, Terra Nova), James Wolk (Political Animals, Shameless), Rumer Willis (Sorority Row, The House Bunny, 90210), Katey Sagal (Sons of Anarchy, Futurama) and Jason Ritter (Freddy vs. Jason, Parenthood, W.)
Richard plays the comedic role of ‘Ron’, a young, ambitious Record Label Exec. He features alongside SNL’s Finesse Mitchell, who plays the ‘Alex’ – the owner of the label.
Richard and Finesse were photographed on set….
Renny Harlin’s ‘The Dyatlov Pass’ will be released through 20th Century Fox in Russia, 2013. The film stars Richard Reid, Luke Albright, Matt Stokoe, Holly Goss and Hollyoak’s Gemma Atkinson. The new artwork has been released:
After its success at Sundance 2013, ‘Austenland’ has been picked up by Sony for distribution. The picture stars Bret McKenzie, JJ Field, Jane Seymour, Jennifer Coolidge and Richard Reid. Its was Directed by Jerusha Hess and produced by Stephanie Meyer, the creator of The Twilight Saga.