“The Bet” is produced by Christine Fry, James Kahn and Jack Presnal. Production company is Community Film Studio Santa Barbara, which bills itself as a non-profit, community-based motion picture company; “The Bet” is currently shooting in Santa Barbara, Calif.
Annie Dahlgren wrote the script,. which pits a lonely teenager against his grandfather in a wager over who “scores” first with a woman. If the teen wins, he acquires his father’s vintage muscle car; and if the grandfather wins, the teen has to rebuild the family front porch and re-do the landscaping.
Hughes is best known for her role in “General Hospital.”