Reverie Cast

Sarah Shahi

Sarah Shahi

as Mara Kint

Sarah Shahi stars as Mara Kint, a behavioral expert and former hostage negotiator recruited by Onira-Tech, on NBC's new drama series "Reverie."

Shahi most recently appeared as a series regular on "Person of Interest" and is well known for her role on Showtime's "The L Word." She received the 2012 Gracie Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Breakthrough Role for her work in USA's "Fairly Legal." Other television credits include "Pitch," "Chicago Fire," "Life," "Reba," "The Sopranos," "Ray Donovan," "Alias" and "Teachers."

She can also be seen theatrically in the thriller "Bullet to the Head," opposite Sylvester Stallone, and in the indie comedy "For Your Consideration." Additional feature credits include "Divine Access," "The Trouble with Bliss," "Shades of Ray," "Crossing Over," "I Don't Know How She Does It," "Old School" and "Hangman," opposite Al Pacino and Karl Urban.

Shahi hails from Euless, Texas, near Fort Worth, but resides in Los Angeles with her family when she is not filming.

Dennis Haysbert

Dennis Haysbert

as Charlie Ventana

Dennis Haysbert stars as Charlie Ventana, Onira-Tech's head of security, on the Global series "Reverie."

Haysbert captured the attention of audiences and critics alike with his groundbreaking role as President David Palmer on Fox's hit series "24," for which he received his first Golden Globe nomination and two Screen Actors Guild nominations. He also starred on the CBS series "The Unit."

His most recent film projects include "The Dark Tower," "Naked," "Fist Fight," "Experimenter," "Ted", "Ted 2" and "Dead Rising: Watchtower." Other credits on his resume include "Men, Women & Children," "Dear White People," "Think Like a Man Too," "Wreck-It Ralph," "Kung Fu Panda 2," "Jarhead," "Love & Basketball," "Major League," "Heat" and "Waiting to Exhale."

Haysbert has appeared on the small screen in the critically acclaimed CBS series "Now and Again" and Syfy's "Incorporated." In 2015, Haysbert was given the honor of becoming the newest voice of NBC News' iconic Sunday morning series "Meet the Press."

Haysbert is a third-party advocate for Allstate Insurance Co. and has appeared in commercials for the company since 2003.

Born and raised in Northern California, Haysbert began acting with a role on an episode of the Emmy Award-winning drama "Lou Grant."

He is active in the fight against AIDS and in 2000 was spokesperson for the Harlem Health Expo Break the Silence as well as the Western Center on Law & Poverty. He has done many USO tours, most recently in Italy, Germany, Southwest Asia and Afghanistan, and also aboard a naval ship.


Kathryn Morris

Kathryn Morris

as Monica Shaw

Kathryn Morris stars as Monica Shaw, a mysterious venture capitalist with a strong interest in Onira-Tech and its breakthrough technologies, on the NBC drama series "Reverie."

Morris' work as an actress and producer has spanned more than two decades. She is best known to audiences for her work as Detective Lilly Rush on Jerry Bruckheimer's hit CBS drama "Cold Case."

Morris segued into the role of producer at her production company, Revival House, with a first-look deal at Warner Bros. She has since gone on to set up shows at CBS, NBC and ABC, along with several cable networks, and has select films in development. 

Morris' expansive list of movie credits includes her breakthrough performance in Rod Lurie's Academy Award-nominated film "The Contender" with Joan Allen, Jeff Bridges and Gary Oldman. Steven Spielberg cast Morris in his science fiction tale "A.I. Artificial Intelligence," which she followed up with a co-starring role opposite Tom Cruise in "Minority Report" and, later, a role opposite Brad Pitt in "Moneyball." She also appeared in the Oscar-nominated "As Good as It Gets," "Jerry Maguire" and "The Last Castle," with James Gandolfini and Robert Redford.

Morris has worked with acclaimed directors multiple times, including four films with Lurie as well as John Woo in "Hostage," part of the BMW film series "The Hire" starring Clive Owen, and opposite Ben Affleck in "Paycheck." 

Other television credits include the Showtime remake of "Inherit the Wind" with Jack Lemmon and George C. Scott (in his last film), the CBS miniseries "And Never Let Her Go" and "Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All," the NBC telepic "Long Road Home," HBO's "The Mind of the Married Man" and, most recently, USA's "Colony," from "Lost" executive producer Carlton Cuse.

Sendhil Ramamurthy

Sendhil Ramamurthy

as Paul Hammond

Sendhil Ramamurthy stars as Paul Hammond, the Chief Oneirologist of Onira-Tech, on the NBC drama series "Reverie."

For five seasons of NBC's "Heroes" and six episodes of "Heroes Reborn," Ramamurthy portrayed Dr. Mohinder Suresh, the genetics professor whose research into people with extraordinary abilities altered his life forever.

Most recently, Ramamurthy played Governor Julian, the head of London's most notorious prison on Sky 1's "Stan Lee's Lucky Man." Ramamurthy also starred opposite Piper Perabo as second-generation CIA man, former Yale lacrosse star and playboy Jai Wilcox on USA Network's "Covert Affairs" and as scheming Assistant District Attorney Gabe Lowen on CW's "Beauty and the Beast." He guest-starred on three episodes of "The Office" and provided a voice for the "Family Guy" episode "Road to India." Ramamurthy also portrayed former President Hosni Mubarak in "Egypt's Facebook Revolution," a Funny or Die short by Christopher Farah.

On the big screen, Ramamurthy starred in and executive produced Mahesh Pailoor's "Brahmin Bulls," a heartfelt and humorous exploration of the ever-evolving relationship between a father and son, the women in their lives and the powerful secrets they keep. The critically acclaimed drama co-starred Roshan Seth, Mary Steenburgen, Justin Bartha and Michael Lerner. In the forthcoming independent romantic drama/offbeat comedy "Shotgun," from writers-directors Hannah Marks and Joey Power, Ramamurthy plays boss to Mia, a woman who falls fast into a relationship involving a life-changing illness.

Additional film credits include the high-energy crime thriller "Shor in the City," in which Ramamurthy plays an American businessman who is forced down a dark path with irreversible consequences. Written, directed and produced by U.S.-based Raj Nidimoru and Krishna D.K., the Mumbai-set drama made nearly every "Best of 2011" list in India and earned Ramamurthy a Screen Awards nomination for Most Promising Newcomer - Male. Ramamurthy played a love interest to Kristen Bell in writer/director Liz Garcia's "The Lifeguard" (2013 Sundance Film Festival) and starred in Gurinder Chadha's "It's a Wonderful Afterlife" (2010 Sundance Film Festival). His credits also include a cameo in Broken Lizard's "The Slammin' Salmon" and "Blind Dating" with Chris Pine.

On London's West End stages, Ramamurthy starred in the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of "A Servant to Two Masters," directed by Tim Supple. He also starred in the New York premiere of Tom Stoppard's "Indian Ink" at the Soho Repertory Theatre and "East Is East," directed by Scott Elliott, at the Manhattan Theatre Club.

Born in Chicago and raised in San Antonio, Ramamurthy was a competitive junior tennis player in Texas who wanted to turn pro, wasn't good enough and fell back on his safety profession, acting. To please his parents, Ramamurthy enrolled as a pre-med major at Tufts University in Boston before taking drama as an elective. Eventually, his interest in acting led Ramamurthy to London, where he attended the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art.

Jessica Lu

Jessica Lu

as Alexis Barrett

Jessica Lu stars as Alexis Barrett, the tech genius behind Onira-Tech and its groundbreaking technology, on the NBC series "Reverie."

Lu grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, where she spent her childhood and high school years developing a love of theater and the performing arts. She attended Columbia College Chicago, where she studied musical theater performance and graduated with honors.

On television, Lu is well known for her work on "Awkward," where she was able to showcase her comedic chops. Over the years, she has worked consistently in TV and has appeared on series such as "Disjointed" (Netflix), "iZombie" (CW), "American Horror Story" (FX), "Red Band Society" (Fox) and "Weird Loners" (Fox). She has also guest-starred on Alan Ball's HBO series "Here and Now." On the feature side, she most recently starred in "Namour," which premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival.

Lu is an advocate for Love Is Louder Than the Pressure to Be Perfect, which addresses issues of bullying, depression and discrimination, and The Trevor Project, an organization that provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services for the LGBTQ community.

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