SHAWN DOYLE Pre-Premiere Chat

Updated: January 10, 2013

Congratulations to Shawn Doyle - ACTRA announced their nominees for the 11th Annual ACTRA Awards in Toronto and he received the Outstanding Performance nod for his performance as Pete in THE DISAPPEARED.

The Gala Event will take place in Toronto at The Carlu on Saturday, February 23, 2013.  We'll keep you posted on the outcome - but let's be clear...it's an honour just to be nominated.

For more info click here.

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Posted: October 10, 2012

I first met Shawn Doyle in Lunenburg, NS, in the early fall of 2011.

Shawn Doyle as "Pete" in THE DISAPPEAREDHe was nearing the end of filming for THE DISAPPEARED just off the Nova Scotia coast. An all hours, action packed, 15 day schedule that no doubt had him completely focused, so I was grateful he made time to chat then. (video)

Grateful too that he stole away to talk again during the pre-premiere party for the film at this year's Atlantic Film Festival.

The perfectly suited Atlantic Gala film screening – would mark the world premier of THE DISAPPEARED and interestingly enough it would mark the first time Doyle and his co-stars, Billy Campbell, Neil Matheson, Gary Levert, Ryan Doucette and Brian Downey would see the movie themselves.

THE DISAPPEARED Cast (L - R) Billly Campbell, Neil Matheson, Gary Levert, Ryan Doucette, Brian Downey and Shawn Doyle

As was evident in my first interview with the NL born actor and again in the second one you see above – I'm a huge Shawn Doyle fan. His role as Pete in this movie was just as I'd imagined – AMAZING!

These days (and until mid October 2012) you can find Shawn in Northern Ontario. He, along with co-stars Emily Hampshire (Cosmopolis), Kris Holden-Ried (Lost Girl/The Listener) and Spanish actress Claudia Bassols are filming THE RETURNED - a movie about zombies and/or love or maybe... ah, best let Mr. Doyle explain it, as he does towards the end of our chat.

Regardless of its plot line – you can be certain there's another stellar performance on the way from that fella and we'll look forward to chatting with him about that one too. SABS

For more features on Shawn Doyle check out our first feature interview Shawn Doyle on 'The Disappeared Et. Al (video) his INsights IN 10 (video) and his Cool People Profile, plus "John A. & Beyond Busy" and "On the 'Set' of The Disappeared"

And be sure to follow him on Twitter @ShawnDoyle

Shawn Doyle INsights IN 10

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SABS Note of Noteworthiness

The above interview is an extended version of the one that aired as part of Sea and be Scene TV's Episode 101 at the 2012 Atlantic Film Festival. To catch the show in its entirety you can click here to view on demand on Bell Aliant's Community One website.

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