James Butterfield has been a part of the English theatre scene of Rome for several years. His roles have included Eilert Lövborg in Hedda Gabler, McCann in Pinter's The Birthday Party, Bottom in A Midsummer Night's Dream and Brutus in Julius Caesar. More recently he has had major roles in two films set to be released later this year, namely Dark Rome, directed by Andres Zabala and The Imago, directed by Emiliano Galigani. Both will be competeing at the Berlinale Festival 2014.