EXCLUSIVE: Paradigm has hired Filipino American actor Kian Talan.
Talan currently appears on the CBS series NCIS: Hawai’i which follows the life of the special agent in charge of NCIS Pearl Harbor, Jane Tennant (Vanessa Lachey). He plays Jane’s eldest son Alex, a grumpy and infuriating teenager who is struggling to cope with his parents’ separation and his father’s new family.
He previously appeared in the educational series produced by Pharell Williams titled Brainchildand HBO’s critically acclaimed short film Max, Darkness.
Talan is an advocate for Asian-American representation in Hollywood and supports several initiatives including Search to Involve Filipino Americans’ (SIPA) Los Angeles Chapter and New Hampshire’s Filipino American Charity Trust (FACT), the latter of which played a role. in your understanding. of the misrepresentation around him as a child.
As her career continues to grow, she hopes to represent stories she never saw growing up and advance the story for Asian Americans.
He will continue to be represented by Corner Booth Entertainment alongside Paradigm.