EXCLUSIVE: Reverse gay-bullying drama Love Is All You Need? has bolstered its cast as filming continues in LA. Suburgatory‘s Jeremy Sisto, Ugly Betty‘s Ana Ortiz, Deception‘s Katherine La Nasa, Trophy Wife‘s Jenica Bergere, and Drumline‘s Leonard Roberts have joined Briana Evigan, Emily Osment, and Kyla Kennedy in the film set in a world where being gay is the norm and heterosexual persons are bullied. Director Kim Rocco Shields has also tapped Pretty Little Liars‘ Tyler Blackburn for a lead role playing Ryan, the journalist who strikes up a forbidden romance with Evigan’s star quarterback. The feature is based on the provocative short film of the same name that scored over 45 million hits on YouTube. Blackburn, Ortiz, and Sisto are repped by The Gersh Agency. La Nasa is repped by Paradigm. Bergere is repped by Innovative. Roberts is repped by Michael Greene.
Hawaiian model and actress Kea Ho has joined the cast of Aaron Kaufman’s debut film Urge. Pierce Brosnan, Danny Masterson, Ashley Greene, Bar Paly, Alexis Knapp, Chris Geere and Nick Thune are also set for the thriller about friends on holiday who get caught up in a new designer drug that makes them unable to control their urges. Ho, daughter of the late Don Ho, will play Xiomara, the star performer and femme fatale of Brosnan’s lair. Financing the picture are Bridgeworks Media Capital, TCI and 360 Elite Media & Entertainment. Skip Williamson (Underworld) and Mark Neveldine (Crank) are producing for their Blackmrkt Incorporated banner. Tim Smith, Alastair Burlingham, Lee Vandermolen, Yoram Barzilai, Frank Martinez, Anthony Gudas, Clay Pecorin, Russell Geyser, Gerald Fruchtman and Peter Fruchtman are exec producers. Ho is repped by Raskin Anderson.