acting"SCARE ME" is on SHUDDER (& Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes)! I star opposite Aya Cash & Chris Redd in my directorial debut: I recently starred opposite the incredible Mamoudou Athie in the last 2 episodes of FXX's "OH JEROME, NO" directed by Teddy Blanks & Alex Karpovsky: And here's me as a stop motion gangster in "THE SHIVERING TRUTH" from the brilliant bonkers brain of Vernon Chatman Here's my reel and some other random vids:
bioJosh Ruben is an award-winning actor, writer, and director whose feature film SCARE ME - which he wrote, produced, directed & starred alongside Aya Cash and Chris Redd - debuted at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival. Josh has directed sketches for THE LATE LATE SHOW w/ JAMES CORDEN, episodes of Tru TV's ADAM RUINS EVERYTHING, and a myriad of commercials for clients from Geico to Comedy Central, and a recent DiGiorno campaign starring Jay Pharoah. As one of the founding members of CollegeHumor's "Originals" team, Ruben directed and/or starred in thousands of shorts, amassing views well into the billions. He recently directed (and cameoed) in all 10 episodes of Funny or Die & Spotify's narrative podcast series, THE LAST DEGREE OF KEVIN BACON starring Bacon as himself. Josh's second feature film WEREWOLVES WITHIN, a horror/comedy from Ubisoft starring Sam Richardson, completed production in March. You can watch SCARE ME now on AMC's horror platform, SHUDDER. Portrait by Carissa Dorson
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My directorial debut "SCARE ME" starring Aya Cash, Chris Redd, & myself premiered at Sundance 2020 and drops on SHUDDER October 1, 2020! I just wrapped production on my 2nd movie - "WEREWOLVES WITHIN" - a horror/comedy from Ubisoft Film & Television, starring Sam Richardson and the most incredible ensemble ever assembled. I also directed (and cameo) in all 10 episodes of Spotify & Funny or Die's "THE LAST DEGREE OF KEVIN BACON" (out now!). Here's me on set looking extremely serious:
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COMMERCIALSI direct commercials, too! I'm on the roster at Honor Society.
Great guests and funny voices with Josh Ruben. The Mindhouse Podcast is kind of like “WTF” but less articulate. I've put it on hold to focus on other projects for now, but can't wait to pick it back up again... Intro track by my sister, Rachael Yamagata!