IMTA alum Wayne Lopez appears in The Soloist. The feature film has an Academy and Golden Globe Award-winning cast with Jamie Foxx and Robert Downey, Jr as the leads. Wayne plays Officer Hank in the drama that is being hailed as one of the best films of the year.
Wayne won Talent of the Year when he competed at IMTA. He is a very busy Hollywood actor who has had guest-starring and recurring roles on Rules of Engagement, Desperate Housewives, Grey's Anatomy, Six Feet Under, ER, The Shield, Boston Public, CSI: NY, How I Met Your Mother, and many other feature films and television shows. Wayne is a very personable, likable actor who books distinctive character roles.
When asked about what coming to IMTA did for his career, Wayne said, "The IMTA experience opened a lot of doors, I can't even say doors, doors are too small...avenues!"