Known most for his work in the series ‘American Horror Story’ and the horror-thriller film ‘Pledge,’ Cameron Cowperthwaite has joined the cast of writer-director Tom Schulman’s indie drama ‘Southern Gothic.’ The cast includes Lili Simmons, Kim Coates, Igby Rigney, Tom Bower, and Justin Marcel McManus. Cowperthwaite plays the supporting role of Douche, a hot shot who ran tables during high-stakes Keno matches.
About ‘Southern Gothic’: In a world of illegal, high-stakes keno gambling, Nick (Kim Coates) owns a run-down plantation house. He is enamored with the smart, tough, and charming Keno ace Diana’s (Lili Simmons) intent to win big and is determined to stake her.
Cowperthwaite has also joined the FX show ‘American Horror Stories,’ a Ryan Murphy spinoff anthology series, with the second installment premiering through Hulu on July 21, 2022.
In addition to his role of Speed Wagon in American Horror Story, Cowperthwaite also worked on television shows Station 19, Shameless, NCIS, Animal Kingdom, and Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders. In film, he is most known for his role of Ricky in ‘Pledge,’ a popular frat house college horror-thriller produced by Stag Pictures and distributed by IFC Midnight; starring Cowperthwaite with Zachery Byrd, Aaron Dalla Villa, Zachary Weiner, Phillip Andre Botello, Jesse Pimentel, Joe Gallagher, Jean-Louis Droulers, and Erica Boozer.
Cowperthwaite is represented by theatrical talent agent Ro Diamond of SDB Partners, manager Joshua Pasch of Authentic Talent and Literary Management, and commercial agent Rick Ferrari of Ferrari Talent, with publicity by Wendy Shepherd of Studio Matrix.