AARON ECKHART (Chad) -- IN THE COMPANY OF MEN marks Aaron Eckhart's
first leading film role. Originally from Northern California, Aaron was
a college friend of LaBute's at Brigham Young University where he appeared
in several of LaBute's plays. Eckhart has been working and studying acting
in New York for the past four years. He recently finished work on the feature
film, "In and Out," directed by Frank Oz and starring Kevin Kline,
Matt Dillon and Debbie Reynolds; was a guest on the television series "Aliens
in the Family" and appeared in Michael Christofer's theatre production,
"Amazing Grace," starring Marsha Mason.
STACY EDWARDS (Christine) -- Stacy Edwards began her acting career
in Chicago studying and working in the theatre. She was cast in the NBC
soap opera "Santa Barbara," which brought her to Los Angeles where
she appeared in a remake of "Dinner At Eight" for TNT, "The
Promise" for HBO and the television series, "Sons and Daughters"
for CBS, as well as numerous guest starring roles on episodic television
and MOWs. Edwards originally met LaBute during a production of "Rounders,"
one of his plays that was workshopped at the 1991 Sundance Institute's Playwrights
Lab. To prepare for her role, Edwards worked with several hearing-impaired
students at a local university in Southern California and with a nurse who
taught American Sign Language in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Most recently, Edwards
was cast in the upcoming feature "Primary Colors."
MATT MALLOY (Howard) -- A graduate of SUNY Purchase, Matt Malloy
was introduced to LaBute by Ted Hope of Good Machine, Inc. Malloy has appeared
in several Robert Altman productions including "The Caine Mutiny Court
Martial" and "Tanner '88." He was also featured in "Mrs.
Parker and the Vicious Circle" directed by Alan Rudolph and in many
Hal Hartly films such as "The Unbelievable Truth," "Simple
Men," "Surviving Desire" and "Trust." His other
film credits include "Boys," "Wind," and several award-winning
short films. Malloy is currently shooting the television pilot for "Fargo."