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Nia Vardalos, Jason Dolley, Mark Boone Junior In ‘Helicopter Mom’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Shooting has started in Los Angeles

Jason Dolley, Skyler Samuels (“Nine Lives of Chloe King”), Mark Boone Junior (Sons of Anarchy”) and Nia Vardalos are starring in coming-of-age comedy “Helicopter Mom.”

Dolley (“Good Luck Charlie”) stars as a high school students whose mother outs him to the entire school, sets him up on dates and signs him up for a college scholarship for gay kids. The only problem is that he isn’t entirely sure that it’s true.

Salome Breziner (“The Secret Lives of Dorks”) is directing from Duke Tran’s script. George Voskericyan at American Film Productions and Derek Tran are financing.

Project is produced by Stephen Israel, Juan M.R. Luna and Josh Cole of American Film Productions. Lensing started in Los Angeles last week with shooting planned for Santa Monica and the Venice Beach boardwalk.

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