Earlier this month, I posted details on further plans by 82893 Productions about their upcoming plans for a full season of Just Us Guys for which prequel episodes were filmed last year and screened at the San Diego International Comic-Con Independent Film Festival this past July, at the first Salt Lake City (Utah) Comic-Con Film Festival in September and at last week’s Bent-Con in Los Angeles.
Just Us Guys is a comedy-drama web series about Scott, a gay dad, who has a best friend relationship with his straight son, Max. When Joyce, Scott’s conservative mother, moves into town she wants to make amends with Scott for kicking him out and this is also when she meets her 15-year-old grandson. The feel for this web series is Gilmore Girls with guys. The plan is for the first season to consist of 13 episodes, each 10 minutes long, will a hoped-for March 2014 release.
With a full first season on the horizon, the folks at 82893 Productions have been hard at work casting all of the characters with about a handful of new cast members being announced over the last few days. Let’s take a look at the cast as it stands now (it has been changed since the prequel episodes were filmed):
Craig Watkinson will play the lead role of Scott Young, who is Max’s dad;
Skyler Seymour will play Max Sherman, Scott’s son;
Tammy Taylor will play Joyce Young, Scott’s mother;
Amanda McDonough will play Beth, who is Max’s love interest and is deaf;
Nathaniel Weiss will play Max Frienemy Eric Jackson;
Todd Lanker will play Dylan Haynes (he can be seen as Luke from Gilmore Girls);
Jason Stuart as Principal O’Dell at Max’s high school;
Robin Thorsen, best known for her role on the web series The Guild, as Patricia, Scott’s landlady;
Chris Salvatore will play a character named Chris Salvatore (ironic, no!), a newbie to the city and new neighbor to Scott and Max; and,
Ryan O’Connor will play Clive, one of Scott and Max’s neighbors.
There are still three days left on the Indiegogo fundraising campaign for Just Us Guys, which you can learn about here.
Please help out where you can to make the first season of Just Us Guys a reality.