casting

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‘Summer’ Shoot Postponed

ACTOR AUSTIN McKenzie has dropped out from Something Like Summer, requiring the production to recast the role of Ben Bentley and move its shooting dates forward to late August. McKenzie’s departure required producer Carlos Pedraza and director J.T. Tepnapa to reschedule …

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Ben’s Parents Cast

TWO SEASONED character actors — veterans of previous films by Blue Seraph Productions — have been cast as Mister and Mrs. Bentley in Something Like Summer. Portland, Ore.-based Shannon Day starred in our most recently released movie, The Dark Place as Celeste …

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Popular YouTubers Join Cast

NEARLY 200,000 subscribers follow Will Shepherd (left) and fiancé R.J. Aguiar at their YouTube channel, Shep689: A Gay in the Life. Fans of the novel, they’ll play a police officer and one of Ben and Tim’s teachers in Something Like Summer. Both YouTubers are appearing in several …

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Meet Our Tim Wyman

MEET THE newest member of the cast of Something Like Summer: the long-awaited actor who will portray the love of Ben’s (Austin McKenzie) life, Tim Wyman. And learn what author Jay Bell has to say about our choice. DAVI SANTOS is …

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VIDEO: Casting Ajiona Alexus

Meet ‘Allison Cross’ IN THIS behind-the-scenes video, director J.T. Tepnapa and writer-producer Carlos Pedraza introduce the multi-talented Ajiona Alexus to play Allison Cross in their adaptation of Jay Bell’s acclaimed novel, “Something Like Summer.” AJIONA ALEXUS stars in TVOne’s The Rickey Smiley …

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