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Cartoon Network and Warner Horizon Television Announce Cast for Unnatural History
Kevin G. Schmidt, Jordan Gavaris and Italia Ricci will topline the drama, with Mikael Salomon directing from a script by Mike Werb.

[via press release from Cartoon Network]

Cartoon Network and Warner Horizon Television Announce Cast for Unnatural History

Live-Action Scripted Pilot Created and Written by Mike Werb

Cartoon Network and Warner Horizon Television have announced casting on the live-action scripted pilot Unnatural History. Production on the hour-long drama pilot is slated to begin this month in Toronto, Canada.

Unnatural History (working title) is an action-packed blend of mystery and martial arts. The urban adventure series centers around Henry Griffin (Kevin G. Schmidt), a teenager with exceptional skills acquired through years of globe-trotting with his anthropologist parents. But Henry faces his biggest challenge of all when he moves back to America to attend a high school stranger than any place he's ever lived before. Created and written by Mike Werb (Face/Off, The Mask) and directed by Emmy� Award winner Mikael Salomon (Band of Brothers, The Andromeda Strain, The Company), the pilot will be produced in association with Warner Horizon Television.


� Kevin G. Schmidt (Princess Protection Program; The Young and the Restless) as Henry Griffin

� Jordan Gavaris (Degrassi: The Next Generation) as Jasper

� Italia Ricci (Greek, Aaron Stone) as Maggie

Warner Horizon Television (WHTV) is one of the entertainment industry�s fastest-growing television companies, specializing in the creation of scripted series for the cable marketplace, and primetime reality series for both network and cable. Founded in 2006, this second production entity allows the Warner Bros. Television Group to expand its programming offerings and explore creative options made possible under a new business model. WHTV is producing more than a dozen series for broadcast and cable networks in 2009�2010.

Cartoon Network (CartoonNetwork.com), currently seen in more than 97 million U.S. homes and 166 countries around the world, is Turner Broadcasting System, Inc.�s ad-supported cable service now available in HD offering the best in original, acquired and classic entertainment for youth and families. Nightly from 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. (ET, PT), Cartoon Network shares its channel space with Adult Swim, a late-night destination showcasing original and acquired animation for young adults 18-34.

Turner Broadcasting System, Inc., a Time Warner company, creates and programs branded news, entertainment, animation and young adult media environments on television and other platforms for consumers around the world.

  [august 2009]  


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