Bermudian Actor in Witherspoon Comedy

November 15, 2010

daren a herbert bermuda actorComing fresh off a role in the summer comedy hit “Hot Tub Time Machine”, Bermudian actor Daren A. Herbert is now set to appear alongside Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon and TV comedienne Chelsea Handler in an upcoming romantic comedy.

Currently in production in Vancouver, British Columbia the film “This Means War” is about two lifelong friends (Tom Hardy and “Star Trek‘s” Chris Pine) who wage an epic battle against one another after they both fall in love with the same woman (Witherspoon).

Mr. Herbert plays the character Agent Bothwick in the multi-million dollar film, expected to be a major release next summer. He has appeared in movies such as the Academy Award-winning “Dreamgirls” and TV shows like “Smallville” and “Sanctuary” and is due to appear in an upcoming episode of “SGU Stargate Universe”.

Based in Canada, 34-year-old Mr. Herbert most recently appeared on stage in a production of David Mamet’s “Glengarry Glen Ross” which ran in Vancouver in July and August.

A 1993 Warwick Academy graduate, Mr. Herbert was born and raised in Bermuda. He embarked on his performing career studying dance in Philadelphia. He soon switched to theatre/musical theatre and never looked back. Mr. Herbert has also worked as a nursing assistant, dietary technician, high school teacher at various times and served as a reservist in the Bermuda Regiment.

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  1. US Observer says:

    Wow…this is great news to read about. Daren, we are very proud of you and with your accomplishments. Stay focused!!!

  2. True Dat says:

    Big up to you Daren!!! Keep doing ya thing!!!:)

  3. White Jesus says:

    This is great news man. I remember seeing him in the movie ’2012′ and i was like “hey, I know that guy, he’s Bermudian” Way to go Daren!! Big Up!!

  4. Truth says:

    Congrats to you man !. I hope your career grows from strength to strength.

  5. Darius Richardson says:

    This is what I’m talking about!!! Following your dreams and doing other things in the meantime and still moving forward! If you know what you want to do but don’t know how to go about it do something cause God will lead you right to right where you need to be……………..

  6. bda guy says:

    hey congrats to you brother,

  7. R. Williams says:

    Daren you actualise the saying by author William Ward, ” If you can imagine it you can achieve it. If you can dream it, you can become it”.
    Well done and all the best for the future.
    Thanks to Bernews for keeping us in the loop.

  8. rob says:

    i am trying to hold back the tears, the last time i got this emotional was when i went to Manchester to see shaun Goater play. Good Luck!