Corey Feldman, Ed Asner follow 'Broken Road'
TV drama created by 17-year-old, stars teensCorey Feldman and Ed Asner have joined "Broken Road," a Midwest teen TV drama created by 17-year-old Courtney Haigh and starring local teens.
Feldman will executive produce and direct four episodes of the series, about two teen sisters who move to the fictional town of Huntington, Kan., with their mother when their father is called to duty in Iraq.
Asner will play the principal at Huntington High School.
The six-part pilot, from OCOLight Prods., airs on ABC affiliate KTKA in Topeka, Kan., and on Cox Cable. The series will launch online Sunday on BrokenRoadTV.com as well as on YouTube and MySpace.
"I am truly inspired by what these kids have done so far on 'Broken Road,' " Feldman said. "It is a new and exciting challenge for me to both direct and executive produce a scripted series, and I am honored to be part of and help create the first-ever scripted series created for and written by teens."