Hitting Sundance for the 3td time! in 2016: Jason just got cast as “Joseph Randall” in BIRTH OF A NATION by filmmaker Nate Parker (Beyond The Lights) who is also starring in the film as “Nat 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 (Dope), Aja Naomi King (Getting Away With Murder), Aaujanue Ellis (The Help), Dwight Henry (12 Years Of Slaves), Colman Dimingo (Fear The Walking Dead). For dates and more at Sundance http://www2.sundance.org/availability/id/16612
Online and DVD now: Jason plays “Joe the Doorman” in TANGERINE. Winning 3 Gotham Awards including best picture and nominated for 5 Spirit Awards. Directed by filmmaker Sean Baker and written by Baker and Chris Be. The film is a major hit at Sundance and was shot on the iphone5S. Produced by Darren Dean and Shih-Ching Tsou and executive produced by Mark & Jay Duplass. Starring Mya Taylor, Kiki Rodriguez, Clu Gluager, Mickey O’Hagan, James Ransone, Josh Sussman. TRAILER.
Coming Soon: Jason was just cast in the virtual reality film series GONE as Security Agent Francis”. The suspense thriller is from Skybound Entertainment and Samsung. The director JT Petty best know the video game for The Walking Dead.
Just Completed: The romantic comedy OPEN from producer and star Bruce L. Hart and directed by his brother Paul Hart. Jason plays a “Bad Date” and works along with his actor actor friends Drew Droege, David Pevsner, Dante, Leon Acord, Brian Nolan and Rebekah Kochan.
Now on Netflix: Jason will be seen in guest- shot on ROB SCHNEIDER (Grown Ups) new series REAL ROB as “Billy the Sauna Guy”.
Last year: As the current SAG-AFTRA’s LGBT Actors Committee National co-chair, Jason was just honored with the Jose Julio Sarria International Civil Rights Award, which was presented by the International Imperial Court System this year 2015.
Sold out last year at the Historic Castro Theatre in San Francisco: 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. Soon to be avialable online!
Online now: Jason has completed his directorial debut in MENTOR. He 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/
Recently at OUTFEST: 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 season: Jason recently played a “Art Curator” in an episode of the hit show on Fox TV in SLEEPY HOLLOW.
Available on DVD & Online: 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.
Soon Online: 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 Paul. Trailer
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.