NETFLIX 2020 (season 2)
+ Umbrella Academy as Diego
+ SICARIO 2 + El Chicano
+ We Die Young + Standing Up, Falling Down
+ The Tax Collector directed by David Ayer
EL CHICANO: "David Castañeda is going to be a bona fide movie star. He has a real gravity to him, and is able to move levels in a conversation without doing much beyond changing his posture or his eyes." The Ringer
+ Host: CBS Series "LOVE ISLAND" 2019/2020
+ Series Regular - "Meet the Browns", + ABC Family's "Greek",
+ Film: "The Ugly Truth" + Multiple National Commercials
+ Influencer + SnapChat + Instagram
"...I am so thankful for everything that James has done for me in my acting career. And extremely happy that I have a teacher-coach I can trust and be myself around... "YES, I can honestly say I have the best teacher ever..." I have learned the most and had the most fun in James’ class!"
+ The Tax Collector (2019)
starring alongside Shia LaBeouf
written by David Ayer
+ Narcos: Mexico (Season 2)
+ 2020 Finished Filming NETFLIX "A Week Away" A New Musical Movie
& in the Adam Sandler Film "Hubie Halloween"
SERIES REGULAR on Disney's "Bunk'd"
+ Recurring - NBC's "Champions" + Film + "Canal Street"
"...As an actor, I have found that finding the right coach is not an easy task. It requires compatibility, relatability, and a true sense of direction from the coach to the artist. James is easily all those things put into one..."
+ Recurring - SERIES REGULAR on FOX's "Minority Report,"
+ AMC's "Mad Men, + Without a Trace,
+Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, + Law & Order: Criminal Intent
"...Vague, generalized acting finds its ‘antidote’ in James Reese. He never fails to detect falsity, and doesn't let any of his actors get away with a single non-specific moment in their work. His coaching is a litmus test for authenticity..."
David K. Kessler (screenwriter) for Film Starring Johnny Depp "Minamata"
Johnny Depp plays celebrated U.S. photographer W Eugene Smith in the true-story thriller that pits Smith against a powerful corporation responsible for poisoning the people in Minamata, Japan in 1971. It’s based on the book by the photographer and his wife Aileen Mioko Smith, written for the screen by David K. Kessler
+ Series Regular - + NBCs - Law & Order: SVU, CBS' & David Mamet's "The Unit"
+ Recurring - + CW's The Flash, + NBC's Hannibal, + 12 Monkeys Series, + Hemlock Grove,
+ Supernatural, + Caprica, + XIII
"...So many of us actors have received a gift we're not certain how to use. James continues to teach me to wield my own gifts with great skill, confidence, and a commanding force..."
+ Series Regular - ABC's "...Life as we know it", + "Veronica Mars" ,
Regular - ABC's "Private Practice" "Glow"
+ Film: "The Help", "Up In the Air"....
"...I wholeheartedly admire James’ dedication to this art form. And believe me, he is a master of it’s domain. I express my full appreciation for it all."
+ Singer, Writer, PopStar - Savage Garden
+ NEW ORIGINAL BROADWAY MUSICAL COMING SOON
"...The Best Acting Lesson(s) I have had with James- are always about learning & trusting to let my guard down"
+ WORLD WAR Z (2013)
+ Queen Mimi Documentary
Best Documentary Award Winner - Manhattan Film Festival 2015 Best Director Award Winner -
St. Tropez Film Festival 2015 Best Producer Award nominee - Elliot Kotek -
St. Tropez Film Festival 2015 Best Editor Award nominee - Ally Garrett -
St. Tropez Film Festival 2015 Closing Night Selection - Manhattan Film Festival 2015 Closing Night Selection - SF Docfest 2015
INCLUDING Naomi Watts, Christopher Wiehl, Marley Shelton, Kerr Smith, Reed Diamond, Piper Perabo, Daniel Lettrle, Meredith Monroe, Noah Bean, Jon Fleming, Michaela Conlin, George Stults, Laura Regan, Johann Urb, Maitee Schwartz, Sean O’Bryan, Julie Dreyfus, Jesse Metcalfe, Anson Mount, Colin Egglesfield, Santiago Douglas, Oleg Vidov, Jana Kolesarova,