6 freshmen join Comedy 'School' pilot
EmptyRachel Specter, Brendan Miller, Anna Osceola, John Keefe, Jeffrey Christopher Todd and Jocelin Donahue have enrolled in the Comedy Central pilot "Not Another High School Show."
The six relative newcomers comprise the ensemble cast of the project, a spoof of teen TV dramas that's from Sony Pictures Television and executive producers Mike Bender, Neal Moritz and Joel Gallen ("Not Another Teen Movie"). The project will spoof shows ranging from "Dawson's Creek" to "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" to "The O.C."
It's understood that the producers wanted to cast fresh faces in the roles of the archetypal teen characters.
The "High School" pilot begins shooting Saturday in Los Angeles.
Specter's credits include the indie "My Sexiest Year" opposite Frankie Muniz as well as HBO's "Entourage," CBS' "How I Met Your Mother," WB Network's "What I Like About You" and Nickelodeon's "Drake & Josh." She is repped by Ryan Daly and Mara Santino at KSA and managed by Adam Griffin.
Miller's credits include the feature "Accepted" as well as CBS' "CSI: Miami" and Fox's "Quintuplets." He is repped by the Agency for the Performing Arts and manager Lena Roklin.
Osceola's credits include the indie film "The Wedding Project." She is repped by Metropolitan Talent Agency and manager Arlene Forster.
Keefe's credits include the feature film "Proof" as well as ABC's "The Practice" and Fox's "The Inside." He is repped by Metropolitan Talent Agency and Untitled Entertainment.
Todd's credits include the indie "Amateur" and the feature "A Beautiful Mind" as well as HBO's "The Sopranos."
Donahue's credits include the short film "The Masquerade" opposite Christopher Masterson.