System of a Down
is still on a break. John Dolmayan makes new music
with These Grey Men
, Daron Malakian
records with Linkin Park
on their newest effort "The Hunting Party
" and Serj Tankian
keeps being busy with his countless solo projects.
As for bassist Shavo Odadjian
, he is finding other projects to occupy his time. One of those pursuits is acting, and he's just landed a role in the upcoming film, "37: A Final Promise
The film stars Randall Batinkoff
as a rock star planning to atone for a crime he committed as a child by killing himself on his 37th birthday. But with weeks to go before the fateful day, he meets a young woman (Scottie Thompson
), who makes him reconsider his longtime vow.
Odadjian appears in the film in a small role as a pot-smoking preacher / rock star. This isn't Odadjian's first film gig, as he previously appeared in the Ben Stiller
." He's also served as a video director over the years, helming System of a Down's clips for "Aerials
" and "Toxicity
A still from the movie featuring the bassist was recently posted on Shavo's Facebook page.
"37: A Final Promise" is expected to premiere in August, beginning with screenings in Los Angeles the week of Aug. 8 and in New York the week of Aug. 15. The film also stars Scott Wolf
, Tricia Helfer
and Bruce Davison