Jeff Renfroe, Kevin Zegers & Laurence Fishburne – ‘The Colony’ Red Carpet Interviews


 

The Arts Scene attended the World Premiere of Jeff Renfroe’s new film, The Colony, which took place at Toronto’s Scotiabank Theatre. We chatted with many members of the cast, including Director Jeff Renfroe and actors Kevin Zegers & Laurence Fishburne. Check out our red carpet photos HERE.

Jeff Renfroe is a television director and writer from Seattle, Washington. His 2004 film, One Point O, was his directorial debut, working with Udo Kier & Jeremy Sisto. His follow up film was 2006’s Civic Duty, working with artists Kari Matchett and Peter Krause. The Colony is his latest feature film adventure, a film he directed in North Bay, Ontario. This is the first film to be shot at the decommissioned N.O.R.A.D. (North American Aerospace Defense Commandbase) in North Bay. His other upcoming productions include a feature documentary titled Steve McQueen: King of Cool, putting a spotlight on actor and legend Steve McQueen.

Kevin Zegers is a fellow Canadian, born in Woodstock, Ontario. He is well recognized as Josh Framm in the Air Bud films, as well as Damie Dalgaard in CW’s Gossip Girl. He has been a part of many film and television productions over the years, playing a major part in 2005’s Transamerica, playing opposite Felicity Huffman and Andrea James. His performance was praised by many critics, winning him the 2006 Cannes Film Festival Chopard Award. He will be seen in the upcoming production of The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones – an adaptation of books by Cassandra Clare – playing the role of Alec Lightwood.

Laurence Fishburne is a man who needs no introduction. To most people, he is recognized as Morpheus from the Matrix trilogy. Fishburne has had a pretty diverse career, dabbling in film, TV and theatre, being involved in productions such as CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Mission: Impossible III & Contagion. Theatre is a major part of his career, receiving a Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Play for his performance in 1992’s Two Trains Running. He returned to the stage in 2008 to play Associate Justice Thurgood Marshall in Thurgood, written by George Stevens, Jr., a performance that won him the Drama Desk Award for Outstanding One-Person Show. He will be seen in Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel as Perry White as well as Dr. Jack Crawford in NBC’s Hannibal.

Enjoy the interview!

The Colony