Rupert Friend and Aimee Mullins on set.

John shot the short film STRYKA written and directed by Emily Carmichael, who was recently named One of the 25 New Faces of Independent Film by Filmmaker Magazine.   

John played one of the three leads opposite fellow actors Rupert Friend (Homeland, Pride and Prejudice) and Aimee Mullins.   The movie was shoot on location in various areas of Brooklyn.  

Stryka concept art.

Kid Can Drive sums up the film as follows:

Stryka is an awesome reptile woman from another planet who does heists and odd jobs with her (literal) partner in crime, Callen. But she has a secret–she’s been stealing with somebody else. (She just wants a partner who cleans up well enough to pull off a fancy jewel heist once and a while–is that so wrong?) Anxious about her career in thievery and torn by her loyalty to competing thieves, Stryka has to figure out where she belongs. Luckily, she has a highly advanced robot therapist to talk it over with.

You can read more about the film by clicking here.  

 

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