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‘Bates Motel’s Michael Vartan Checks Into New Line’s ‘Crawlspace

By | Thursday March 20, 2014 @ 2:16pm PDT
Mike Fleming

MVartanEXCLUSIVE: Bates Motel star Michael Vartan has landed the male lead in Crawlspace, the New Line genre film that’s directed by Phil Claydon (Vampire Killers) and produced by Peter Safran and Rick Alvarez. Vartan will play a widower with a daughter who gets remarried and, after going through a rough patch of unemployment, gets the opportunity for a new start in a new house in the suburbs. Trouble is the house has a very disturbing secret from the past that rears up. Principal photography is set to begin March 24, 2014 in Los Angeles.

Vartan is currently playing the new romantic love interest to Vera Farmiga’s Norma in the A&E’s Psycho prequel series Bates Motel, which is currently airing in its second season. This guy is apparently not good at picking houses or women. He’s repped by UTA, Thruline Entertainment and attorney Frank Stewart.

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Rebecca Creskoff, Kenny Johnson & Michael Vartan Join A&E’s ‘Bates Motel’

By | Tuesday July 23, 2013 @ 7:23pm PDT
Nellie Andreeva

A&E has cast the three major new roles on the upcoming second season of Bates Motel. Rebecca Creskoff (Hung), Kenny Johnson (Sons Of Anarchy) and Michael Vartan (Hawthorne) have been tapped for recurring parts on the series, a prequel to Psycho. Creskoff will play Christine who befriends Norma, pulling her into the upper circle of White Pine Bay Society. Charming, witty and intelligent, Christine is the first female friend Norma has ever had. Alias alum Vartan plays George, Christine’s recently divorced older brother who develops a crush on Norma. Johnson, who also recurs on the final season of Dexter, plays Caleb, Norma’s estranged brother.

Related: ‘Bates Motel’ Season 2 To Amp Up Romance As EPs Mull End Game

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UTA Signs Actor Michael Vartan

By | Wednesday May 8, 2013 @ 9:49am PDT

EXCLUSIVE: Alias alum Michael Vartan has signed with UTA. He most recently co-starred for three seasons on TNT’s Hawthorne opposite Jada Pinkett Smith. On the big screen Vartan starred in the indie comedy Demoted with David Cross, Sony’s Colombiana opposite Zoe Saldana, and New Line’s Monster-In-Law with Jennifer Lopez and Jane Fonda. Vartan continues to be repped by Thruline and attorney Frank Stewart. He was previously repped at ICM.

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