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Alex Neustaedter, "Colony": A Young Actor To Watch

Updated on December 28, 2015
Alex Neustaedter
Alex Neustaedter | Source

Alex Neustaedter might seem to have come out of nowhere, but he has actually been getting ready for his big break for quite some time. Born Alexander Francis Neustaedter on March 29, 1998, Alex started acting at a very young age and has been featured on a number of films, commercials and other projects, mostly in his hometown Kansas City. In 2011, he moved permanently to L.A. in order to chase bigger opportunities and now, his time to shine more brightly seems to have arrived. After landing a leading role in the film Ithaca, directed by Meg Ryan, as Homer Macauley, working alongside the likes of Tom Hanks and Hamish Linklater, Alex is now getting ready to dominate the small screen in Colony, a dystopian TV series premiering January 14, 2016.

Josh Holloway, Sarah Wayne Callies, Isabella Cramp and Alex Neustaedter in "Colony".
Josh Holloway, Sarah Wayne Callies, Isabella Cramp and Alex Neustaedter in "Colony".

Colony - A Dystopian L.A. In the Near Future

Colony tells the story of an invasion carried by unknown alien forces, represented by a military organization called the Colony Transitional Authority. which forces a likeable family in L.A. to make difficult decisions as they try to survive without falling apart. Alex Neustaedter is Bram Bowman, son of Bill Bowman (Josh Holloway) and Katie Bowman (Sarah Wayne Callies). The couple also has a daughter, Grace Bowman (Isabella Crovetti-Cramp), and a third son, which the audience finds out that is missing right in the pilot episode.

The series was created by Carlton Cuse and Ryan J. Condal, produced by Cory Bird and Dennis Hammer and directed by Juan José Campanella. An online preview of the first episode was made available on December 21, 2015, but the official broadcast premiere will be on January 14, 2016, on USA Network, with 10 episodes planned for the first season.

If the pilot episode is anything to go by, and even though there wasn't yet much to see from him, Alex Neustaedter seems to be a perfect fit for his role in this TV series and meatier scenes in the upcoming episodes will let the audience enjoy more of his talent. Stay tuned for the premiere on January 14, on USA Network!

"Colony" - Official Trailer


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