Emiliano Ruschel

Emiliano Ruschel

Sky Pictures
Actor, Producer, Director and Screenwriter

Santa Monica, California

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About Emiliano

Emiliano Ruschel is an international actor and director, from Brazil. He speaks Portuguese, English and Spanish. Emiliano won the Best Lead Actor Award at the LABRFF, Los Angeles Brazilian Film Festival for the movie “Forever Nevermore” in which this festival Wagner Moura (Narcos) won the previous year.

Emiliano began his work in the visual arts with only 5 years old and never stops and has been divided between Los Angeles and Brazil since 2014, where he studied acting with excellent professionals such as Margie Haber (coach of Brad Pitt, Hale Berry) Fatima Toledo (coach from “City of God”), Bernard Hiller, Robert Castle, and Jon Korkes among others.

Emiliano Ruschel is the lead actor and director of the film “Maverick - Manhunt Brazil", distributed internationally by Amazon Prime in more than 120 countries. In Brazil, currently, the film can be seen on Telecine Action, Apple TV, distributed by O2 Play, a company founded and directed by Fernando Meirelles, (City of God - 4 Oscar's Nominee) director of the film “Two Popes”, with Anthony Hopkins and Jonathan Pryce.

Emiliano, has acted in several Films, TV Series, Novels and Theater. In the film VIPS (distributed by Universal Pictures), Emiliano was opposite Wagner Moura (Narcos), directed by Toniko Melo and produced by Fernando Meirelles. Another national film worth to mentioning is the film “Desafinados” directed by Walter Lima Junior where Emiliano plays opposite Selton Mello (The Mechanism) and Rodrigo Santoro (Ben-Hur, 300, The 33).

In the American film “The Game of their Lives”, directed by David Anspaugh, Emiliano worked with Gerard Butler (300), Wes Bentley (American Beauty), Patrick Stewart (Star Trek and X-Men) and John Rhys-Davies (The Lord of the Rings).

In the series “Out of Control” directed by Daniel Rezende who was nominated for an Oscar for Best Editing for his work in “City of God” (2002) and won the BAFTA Award for Best Editing for the same film, he also edited the films RoboCop (2014), The Tree of Life (2011) - Emiliano was directed by Daniel Rezende in the series where he played the villain Carranca, a bad boy leader of a gang of playboys from Rio de Janeiro involved in the trafficking of synthetic drugs.

Recently, Emiliano played a Nazi SS Officer in the miniseries “The Angel of Hamburg”, the series was recorded entirely in English, a partnership between TV Globo and Sony Pictures Television, from the USA, which will make the international distribution of the plot.

Another film that is under development and will be shot in the interior of Rio Grande do Sul in the first half of 2021 is the film “Cabo Weber”, where Emiliano will interpret the title role, in addition to directing the film.

It has also been confirmed that Emiliano Ruschel will again play the title character of the “Jack Maverick” franchise, following the film “Maverick Manhunt Brazil”, with Executive Production by Affonso Beato, great director of cinematography as “All about my Mother” by Pedro Almodóvar, “The Queen”, with Helen Mirren, and directed by Stephen Frears. The new film in the “Jack Maverick” franchise will be shot in Rio de Janeiro and Uruguay.

Unique traits: "Economic and intense, from the first to the last take."


  • Maverick: Manhunt Brazil

    Maverick: Manhunt Brazil (2016)
    Film (Action, Crime, Romance and Thriller) Actor A stranger arrives to the small town of Passo Fundo, south of Brazil. And he's on a manhunt of a killer. As the plot develops, Maverick sees himself in the middle of a drug conspiracy, running by an international conglomerate. Playing cat and mouse, where not only he is playing the mouse but also the bait in a fight where everything is a set up of smoke and mirrors. Written by Emiliano Ruschel and Trinidad Giachino

  • The Brazilian Connection

    The Brazilian Connection (2016)
    Film (Crime and Thriller) Actor In the year 1991, the heir to a real estate empire is taken hostage by a group of kidnappers while on business in Brazil. The kidnappers turn out to be harboring a mysterious device that could change the direction of humanity forever.

  • Alesia: Ground Zero

    Alesia: Ground Zero (2015)
    Television (Crime, Drama and Thriller) Actor "SOPHIE, lives a regular and repetitive life until a strange phone call sends her to different realities. The line between present and future gets blurrier than ever and she finds herself involved in a 4.000-year conspiracy."

  • Para Sempre Nunca Mais

    Para Sempre Nunca Mais (2014)
    Film (Drama, History, Romance and War) Actor A dramatic novel that presents the submission in a relationship between an Italian settler and a Brazilian woman in 1932. Luiza is a generation of women who were sent to convents to be educated, many of the high cost of permanency option ran out and became nuns ... Luiza was about to be forced to make this decision when it was delivered to marry with Domingos, who she would learn to live and love. For two years she suffer mistreatment and abuse from her husband. Living in a place away virtually inaccessible, she could not call for help. Her solitude was her most frequent company until they receive a visit from an official warning about the Constitutional Revolution, saying the Paulists approached that region to combat invading Minas Gerais, causing a reversal of their. Written by Emerson Muzeli

  • Cheias de Charme

    Cheias de Charme (2012)
    Television (Comedy, Drama and Music) Actor Follows the story of three maids that have been through some hard times and, despite the odds, band together to form a successful music group.

  • Fora de Controle

    Fora de Controle (2012)
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  • As Brasileiras

    As Brasileiras (2012)
    Television (Comedy) Actor As Brasileiras (The Brazilian Women) is a Brazilian dramatic, romantic comedy television series. It is a spin-off of As Cariocas. The series has 22 episodes, each episode has a separate storyline, all located in different Brazilian states which celebrates Brazil culture and its women. The Women embraces all of Brazil and its diverse leading ladies. These admirable heroines are powerful, fragile, funny, protective, beautiful, talented, insightful, and especially unique; and all have a charm of their own. In a fascinating blend of distinctive characteristics As Brasileiras is a combination of many different cultures. Fourteen female actresses of all ages and types represent the diversity of a country, on a real journey from the North to the South of Brazil. Each episode has a separate storyline and features one particular woman and her individual quest in an incredible city filled with rich sceneries. Written by Pedro Linguitte

  • Mais X Favela

    Mais X Favela (2011)
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  • Adorável Psicose

    Adorável Psicose (2011)
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  • Abducted

    Abducted (2011)
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  • Film Festival Ribeirão Pires

    Film Festival Ribeirão Pires (2010)
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  • Na Forma da Lei

    Na Forma da Lei (2010)
    Television (Crime) Actor Five friends are brought together by a murder. They promise revenge and will pursue it for a decade, chasing an influent criminal they have known for a long time.

  • Contramão

    Contramão (2010)
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  • Tempos Modernos

    Tempos Modernos (2010)
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  • A Flor da Pele

    A Flor da Pele (2010)
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  • Noite de Cristais

    Noite de Cristais (2010)
    Film (Short and Drama) Producer A thriller about the eternal repression in Latin America, where Laura, a young girl, resolves in the night of Christmas bring a chicken to his brother, who is detained in a illegal house of repression. There, she faces a terrifying interrogation that leads her to be stuck without any justification. Written by Anonymous

  • Caras & Bocas

    Caras & Bocas (2009)
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  • Retalhão

    Retalhão (2009)
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  • Promessas de Amor

    Promessas de Amor (2009)
    Television (Drama) Actor After the fight between is then over, both good and evil mutants are threatened by a governmental act that chases them.

  • Red Nose Tow In Championship 2009

    Red Nose Tow In Championship 2009 (2009)
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  • Vips

    Vips (2009)
    Film by Universal Movies Fausto

  • Vingança

    Vingança (2008)
    Film (Thriller) Actor In a small country town in the south of Brazil, the daughter of a wealthy farmer is brutally raped and left for dead near a river. Miguel arrives in Rio and starts following Carol, an upper-class young girl, while himself is being followed by Luciano. When Miguel starts going out with Carol, his purpose becomes more clear, putting in motion events which relate to the rape. Written by bernadojv

  • Os Desafinados

    Os Desafinados (2008)
    Film (Drama and Musical) Actor 'Slightly Out Of Tune' is about a group of friends who come of age during the political turmoil that plagued Brazil in the 1960's and 70's. Together, these musicians form a band called "Os Desafinados" and become a part of the groundbreaking Brazilian musical movement called Bossa Nova. Written by Anonymous

  • Sete Pecados

    Sete Pecados (2007 - 2008)
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  • Caminhos do Coração

    Caminhos do Coração (2008)
    Television (Drama, Romance and Sci-Fi) Actor The mystery surrounding murders ordered by an unknown person, and a sweet-hearted woman with super strength and skills, struggling to prove she is innocent after she is accused for the crimes.

  • Pegando no Tranco

    Pegando no Tranco (2008)
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  • Night of Ashes

    Night of Ashes (2008)
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  • Show de Bola

    Show de Bola (2007)
    Film (Crime, Drama, Sport and Thriller) Actor The football talent Thiago lives in Rio De Janeiros slum quarters, where drug lords also live, and freak accidental death is just around the corner. The trouble starts when Thiago falls in love with the sister of a criminal.

  • A hora

    A hora (2007)
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  • Amanda

    Amanda (2007)
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  • Cobras & Lagartos

    Cobras & Lagartos (2006)
    Television (Comedy, Drama and Romance) Actor A rascal, leery man assumes the place of a namesake honest young worker as the heir of a important businessman's wealth.

  • América

    América (2005)
    Television (Adventure, Drama and Romance) Actor Sol, a dreamy young woman from the carioca suburbs, attempts to emigrate to the United States, believing in a better life with better opportunities.

  • Quem Vai Ficar com Mário?

    Quem Vai Ficar com Mário? (2004)
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  • Um Sonho Pra Dois

    Um Sonho Pra Dois (2004)
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  • Tira Onda

    Tira Onda (2004)
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  • Kubanacan

    Kubanacan (2003)
    Television (Adventure, Comedy and Romance) Actor In a Caribbean republic taken by corruption, a man with amnesia is found on the shore and, after he is hosted by the local community, tries to uncover his mysterious past.

  • Luz, Câmeras e Ação

    Luz, Câmeras e Ação (2003)
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  • Best International Film at the LOS ANGELES BRAZILIAN FILM FESTIVAL


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