'Power Rangers' Matt Sadowski Shooting Debut Feature 'Pretend We're Kissing'

Juan Montalvo
Matt Sadowski

SPD Green in the Disney series is lensing the romantic comedy that stars Dov Tiefenbach, Tommi-Amber Pirie and Zoë Kravitz.

TORONTO -- Matt Sadowski, best known as SPD Green in Power Rangers SPD, is making his feature film directorial debut in Canada.

The actor-turned-filmmaker, who performed the role of Bridge Carson in the Disney series, has ordered the cameras to roll in Toronto on Pretend We're Kissing, a romantic comedy that stars Dov Tiefenbach, Tommie-Amber Pirie and Zoë Kravitz.

Sadowski, whose short film credits include Jimmy, Plus or Minus and The Tape, is directing his first feature about two ordinary people who have a whirlwind weekend romance.

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Tiefenbach plays Benny, a nebbish character who struggles to make a real romantic connection, while Pirie performs the role of Jordan, a girl hell bent on proving magical love can exist.

Kravitz (Divergent) plays Autumn, an unemployed, bisexual hippy who is also a self-diagnosed agoraphobic.

The film will shoot for 15 days in Toronto through Nov. 6 after securing micro-budget coin from Telefilm Canada, the federal government's film financier.

Pretend We’re Kissing is produced by Sadowski and Peter Harvey and executive produced by Mark Montefiore (Cas & Dylan).

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