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Dennis Haskins Is the Principal Once More in Acting School Academy

29 September 2009 10:59 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

America's most beloved high school principal is back in the classroom-but this time, his classroom is on the internet. Dennis Haskins, who played Mr. Belding on the long running television show Saved by the Bell, stars in the new web comedy Acting School Academy ( Haskins plays Marty DeWitt, an out of touch guru, in this dark and hilarious satire on life at a Los Angeles acting school.

Haskins signed onto the project in 2008, after reading the script and meeting with the show's producers Mo Darwiche and M. Ian Smith. "He nailed the character immediately," says series writer Kris Sharma. "And he really enjoyed getting to play a fun, flamboyant role. And, of course, has excellent comic timing."

The eight episode web series is off to a strong start, receiving over 300,000 views on YouTube and hundreds of Facebook fans in its first week. Fans have responded to the show's »

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