Helping to spotlight Hollywood’s reckoning in the wake of the #MeToo movement, actor, producer and gifted entrepreneur Adam Ambruso (TRAFFICKED opposite Ashley Judd) stars and holds a producer credit in the Sony Pictures award-winning film, Butterfly Caught, which made its debut and won ‘Best Ensemble Film’ at the 2017 San Diego International Film Festival and currently available on iTunes.
Written and directed by Manny Rodriguez Jr., the film follows three bright-eyed women with dreams of making it big as actresses. Each is pushed past breaking points when they’re tempted with promises of fame and will be forced to decide how far they’re willing to go to become actresses. Deafening power, how the cut-throught industry makes victims of naive newcomers. Touching on drugs, sexual advances, and make-or-break career decisions, the film’s artful take paints an all too real portrait of Hollywood’s deepest secrets.
Drawn to projects that passionately move audiences, Ambruso also recently starred in and executive produced Will Wallace’s thrilling drama, Trafficked. Starring alongside Ashley Judd and written by a Harvard professor who wrote a book about human trafficking, Trafficked explicitly details the story of three young women who are abducted and thrust into the vicious underworld of sex horrifying truth of sex slavery while also not pushing the audience beyond its limits. Trafficked was invited to and ultimately did screen before The United Nations. Adam also appeared in the drama Running Wild opposite Sharon Stone, Tommy Flanagan, and Jason Lewis and Syfy original horror-sci-fi Atomic Shark.
Originally from Austin, Texas, Adam graduated from the University of Texas at Austin and has since made eep roots in Los Angeles, and while not on-set has also balanced a career as a successful entrepreneur; building properties and dabbling in investment real estate. Adam is also a strong health advocate and maintains a rigid fitness routine complete with Bruce Lee ab workout.