Missing some of the shows that have been cancelled or that ended years ago? Well, many of the actors are still around. Here’s what a few of them are up to…
Josh Henderson (One on One, recently Desperate Housewives) has been signed star in an indie film. The Jerk Theory is currently shooting in Utah and follows the story of an aspiring recording artist. Henderson will also record the soundtrack for the pic. Others in the cast include Tom Arnold (Roseanne), Todd Bridges (Diff’rent Strokes), and Danny Bonaduce (The Partridge Family).
Ryan Pinkston (Punk’d) has landed a lead role in Foreign Exchange, an independent film directed by Danny Roth. In the movie, four high school friends decide to take easy classes in their senior year including a program for housing foreign exchange students. The picture also stars Randy Wayne (Sons & Daughters) and Tania Raymonde (Malcolm in the Middle, currently Lost).
Young Madison Pettis (Cory in the House) has been cast in the film Free Style. She’ll star in the project with Penelope Ann Miller (Vanished) and Ving Rhames (2004’s Kojak). The movie tells the story of a young motorcross racer who wins amateur championships to support his family.
Tru Calling’s Eliza Dushku and Carnivale’s John Savage have signed on to star in indie film The Thacker Case. The movie revolves around the mysterious death of multiple drunk driving offender Kevin Thacker whose body was discovered behind an Iowa police station. Savage will play Thacker’s father and Dushku will play a young attorney that assists in the case.
Michelle Williams (Dawson’s Creek) has been added to the cast of Martin Scorsese’s next film, Shutter Island. The film stars Leonardo DiCaprio (Growing Pains) and Mark Ruffalo (The Beat) and is based on a novel by Dennis Lehane. Williams will play the deceased wife of DiCaprio’s character.
Marisol Nichols (In Justice) has been signed as the female lead in the upcoming Screen Gems feature Felon opposite Val Kilmer. In the movie, a family guy is convicted of killing an intruder and must cope with the violent life inside prison.
Keir Gilchrest (The Winner) recently wrapped filming the lead role in William Fruet’s The Egg Factory. Gilchrest plays a 12-year-old genius who works with his estranged uncle to save a girl from danger. The movie also stars Colin Ferguson (Coupling, currently Eureka) and Emily Hirst (Blade: The Series). Stay tuned!