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Chase W. Dillon On “The Underground Railroad”; Michael Jai White Bringing Jaigantic Studios To CT


Chase W. Dillon was 9-years-old when he was cast as the role of Homer in The Underground Railroadon Amazon Prime.

This hour on Disrupted, Chase talks about his life in Connecticut, his career, and how he’s giving back to his community.

And you may know actor Michael Jai White from his roles in “The Dark Knight,” “Spawn,” or “Black Dynamite.” He grew up in Bridgeport and is now returning to the state to open a movie studio in New Haven.



  • Chase W. Dillon - 11-year-old actor from Greater Hartford
  • Michael Jai White - Actor, Director, Writer, and Founder of Jaigantic Studios, Connecticut’s first mini-major movie studio

Disrupted is produced by James Szkobel-Wolff, Zshekinah Collier, and Catie Talarski. Our interns are Kelly Langevin and Maisy Carvalho.

James Szkobel-Wolff is a producer for the Connecticut Public Radio’s weekly show 'Disrupted,' hosted by Dr. Khalilah Brown-Dean.
Zshekinah Collier is a producer for Connecticut Public Radio’s weekly show 'Disrupted.' Previously she was a Radio Production & Storytelling Intern and contributed to 'Audacious,' 'The Colin McEnroe Show,' 'Seasoned,' and 'Where We Live.'
Catie Talarski is Senior Director of Storytelling and Radio Programming at Connecticut Public.
Dr. Khalilah L. Brown Dean is an award-winning scholar at Quinnipiac University, author, and host of 'Disrupted' on Connecticut Public.