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OPENS in December: Jason just got cast as “Joseph Randall” in BIRTH OF A NATION by filmmaker Nate Parker who is also starring in the film as “Sam Turner”. A former slave in America, leads a liberation movement in 1831 to free African-Americans in Virgina that results in a violent retaliation from whites. Also starring Armie Hammer (Lone Ranger), Gabrielle Union (Think Like A Man), Jackie Earle Haley (Little Children), Penelope Ann Miller (American Crime),  Roger Guenver Smith (American Gangster),  Aja Naomi King (Getting Away With Murder), Aaujanue Ellis (The Help), Dwight Henry (12 Years Of Slaves), Colman Dimingo (Fear The Walking Dead).

Opening in LA & NY July 10th: Jason plays “Joey the Doorman” in TANGERINE by Sean Baker who was nominated for a Spirit Award for PRINCE OF BROADWAY, TAKE OUT and won for STARLET. Produced by Darren Dean and Shih-Ching Tsou and executive produced by Mark & Jay Duplass. Starring Mya Taylor, Clu Gluager, Mickey O’Hagan, James Ransone, Josh Sussman and Kiki Rodriguez. TRAILER

NOW: Jason has completed his directorial debut in MENTOR. He is also acts, co wrote & produced this web-series with newcomer PAUL ELIA. Its LOUIE meets CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM. The show also stars ALEXANDRA PAUL with guest star appearance by LEE GARLINGTON, TERRY RAY, MITCH HARA, MIKE FOY, DANNY CHO and BOBBY SLAYTON. http://www.jasonstuart.com/mentor/

Opens at OUTFEST July 12th: Jason plays fertility doctor, Dr. Schwartz in BABY STEPS. Produced by Stephen Israel (Swimming With Sharks) and Li-Kong Hsu (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon). From filmmaker and star Barney Cheng.

Last March: Jason recently played a “Art Curator” in an episode of the hit show on Fox  TV in SLEEPY HOLLOW. 

JAN 13th available on DVD & Downloadable: Jason appears in the drama LOVE IS STRANGE from the filmmaker Ira Sachs (Keep The the Lights On). Jason plays one of the most important supporting roles in Love Is Strange. As the officiant who marries John Lithgow’s Ben and Alfred Molina’s George, he sets the whole story in motion, and inadvertently affects the lives of all the other characters in the film. The film also stars awarding winning cast, including Marisa Tomei, Cheyenne Jackson, Cheyene Jackson, Manny Perez and Harriet Samson Harris. Just nominated for Best Picture for the Gotham Award and 4 Spirit Awards including Best Picture! We hear Oscar buzz for the 2 leads… :) Check out the trailer.

NOW: Jason just completed a guest-starring role as “Principal O’Dell” on the web series JUST US BOYS from newcomer Chris Lilly. www.youtube.com/justusguyswebseries

This FALL: Jason will be playing a bar manager of a dive as  “Manny” in the crime drama DIRTY from filmmaker Dan Ringey. Also starring Roger Guenvuer Smith, Paul Elia, Tony Denison, Chaz Bono and Alexandra PaulTrailer

This Fall: Jason plays the role of British Journalist “Mr Wills” in the comedy parody remake HUSH UP SWEET CHARLOTTE? Starring Varla Jean Merman, Matthew Martin, Mink Stole and David Milbern (Also Producer) . Written & Directed by filmmaker Billy Clift.

Jason joins a cast of top notch comedians Jerry Seinfeld, Chuck Martin, Sarah Silverman, Chris Rock, Billy Connolly, Cedric, Keenen Ivory Wayans, Russell Peters, George Wallace, in the documentary DYING LAUGHING produced by his pal  Suli McCullough and director Paul Toogood.

Jason just did a guest shot on the new Rob Scheinder show new show REAL ROB. Jason plays Billy, one half of a gay couple who Rob sits with in a sauna. Lets the laughs begin!

Jason plays Mr. H, a  hoarder,  in the drama/comedy HOLY LAND. The director is newcomer Mead McCormick and the film is produced by James Franco. Also starring Jim Parrack from True Blood and Mageina Tovah from SPIDER-MAN 3.

Jason Stuart is national co-chairman for the SAG/AFTRA LGBT Committee. The purpose of the committee is to provide support to LGBT actors and to educate the membership, the industry, and the public on LGBT actor’s issues, with a focus on ending discrimination against LGBT actors in the workplace. They are currently rolling out the first ever study on out actors in the entertainment industry by the Williams Institute at UCLA.