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Leo Award nominations

2 May 2012 3:52 PM, PDT | CapricaTV | See recent CapricaTV news »

Big congrats to all the Leo nominees this year!

The nominations were announced earlier today. Sanctuary, Arctic Air, Endgame and Blackstone are up for Best Dramatic Series and all five films nominated for Best Feature Length Drama have familiar faces in them: Daydream Nation (Luke Camilleri, Calum Worthy, Genevieve Buechner), Doppelgänger Paul (Ben Cotton), Marilyn (Ryan Robbins), Sisters & Brothers (Kacey Rohl, Michael Eklund, Ben Cotton), and The Odds (Calum Worthy).

Sisters & Brothers nabbed 12 nominations, Hamlet (with Peter Wingfield) and Marilyn have eight each, Sunflower Hour (with Kacey Rohl and Ben Cotton) has seven, Donovan's Echo (with Hiro Kanagawa) has six, Daydream Nation and Doppelgänger Paul five each, The Odds has four, and Everything and Everyone (with Ryan Robbins) and Hannah's Law (with Ryan Kennedy and John Pyper-Ferguson, to be aired in June) scored two each.

On the TV side, Sanctuary is way ahead of the pack with 18 nominations, followed by »

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Disney Channel lines up its Girl and Monster with Olivia Holt

29 March 2012 8:08 AM, PDT | Boomtron | See recent Boomtron news »

You know Buffy was a vampire slayer, but do you know who will play Disney’s monster hunter? We do!

The upcoming project from the Mouse is a Disney Channel Original Movie called Girl Vs. Monster and Deadline just recently revealed the network’s casting decisions.

Watch your back Teen Wolf, this picture will follow a young lady who discovers “the eve of Halloween” that she belongs to a family of slayers, if you will (my word, not theirs). But with any true calling comes obstacles, and hers are out to kill her before she can realize her place.

Olivia Holt is the TV movie’s star. You may recognize her from Disney Xd’s Kickin’ It where she displayed grand prowess in the arenas of gymnastics and martial arts.

Ready to meet the rest of the cast? They are Jennifer Aspen as her mother and Brian Palermo of The Social Network as her father. »

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Disney Channel Sets Cast Of ‘Girl Vs. Monster’ Movie

28 March 2012 4:00 AM, PDT | Deadline TV | See recent Deadline TV news »

Disney Channel Original Movie Girl Vs. Monster has assembled its cast. The film stars Olivia Holt as a teen girl who on the eve of Halloween, discovers that she’s a fifth generation monster hunter but before she begin her family’s true calling, the monsters will try to stop her. Joining her in the cast are Jennifer Aspen (Gcb) and Brian Palermo (The Social Network) as the her parents, as well as Brendan Meyer (Disney Xd’s Mr. Young), Kerris Dorsey (Moneyball), Katherine McNamara (New Years Eve), Luke Benward (Disney Channel’s Minutemen), Tracy Dawson (Call Me Fitz) and Adam Chambers (Good Luck Charlie). Stuart Gillard will direct from a script by Annie DeYoung, Ron McGee and Geoff Rodkey. Sheri Singer is executive producing. The movie is slated to premiere in the fall, during the second annual month-long Monstober event. In addition to her co-starring role on the new ABC dramedy Gcb, »

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'Mr. Young's' Brendan Meyer to Co-star in Disney Channel Movie 'Girl vs. Monster' (Exclusive)

19 March 2012 2:01 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Brendan Meyer has nabbed another spooky new role. The Hollywood Reporter has learned that the star of Disney Xd’s Mr. Young has been cast in Disney Channel’s upcoming original movie, Girl vs. Monster. Photos: Disney Generation's New Rising Stars The Canadian actor will play Tom, the hilarious best friend to lead character Skylar (Olivia Holt, star of Disney Xd’s Kickin’ It). He’s a tech gamer kid with a bright future – that is, if he can survive teaming up with Skylar to fight off monsters. Announced during the cable network’s upfront presentation last week, the original movie follows teenage Skylar, who finds

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Brendan Meyer, Matt Angel Book Return to The Hub's 'The Haunting Hour' (Exclusive)

14 March 2012 4:54 PM, PDT | The Hollywood Reporter | See recent The Hollywood Reporter news »

Disney Xd’s Mr. Young star Brendan Meyer and MTV’s My Super Psycho Sweet 16 alum Matt Angel are returning to the spooky world of R.L. Stine’s The Haunting Hour on The Hub. Video: Betty White Lends Her Voice to The Hub's 'Pound Puppies' The actors will reprise their roles from Season 1’s “The Dead Body” in which Will (Meyer) makes a deal with Jake (Angel) to get rid of bullies who have been targeting him. The episode will air on the series’ upcoming third season. “Of course, we want strong acting abilities, but we also want to work with

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