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Josh Wiggins, Darren Mann, Taylor Hickson Star in High-School Drama ‘GLO’

Josh Wiggins, Darren Mann, Taylor Hickson and Maria Bello are starring in the independent high-school drama “GLO,” Variety has learned exclusively.

The film is currently shooting in Sault Ste. Marie in Ontario with Keith Behrman directing from his own script.

Allison Black of euclid431 pictures will produce the film. Executive producers are Patrice Theroux, Storyboard Entertainment’s Richard Blumenstein, Jason Potash and Paul Finkel, euclid431’s Nathan Morlando, Mongrel Media’s Hussain Amarshi, Daniel Bekerman, and Mark Gingras and John Laing of Urban Post. Susan Wrubel and Tom Spriggs will co-executive produce.

Wiggins and Mann are the leads, portraying two high school students who have been best friends since childhood. When something unexpected happens between the two of them and the whole school reacts, each friend must decide how to handle the scenario. Mann’s character is a star athlete on the high school swim team whose seemingly perfect life is challenged along with his beliefs in friendship, family and love.

Wiggins broke out in 2014’s “Hellion” and 2015’s dog drama “Max.” Hickson starred as Meghan Orlovsky in “Deadpool” in her first speaking role.

Mann starred last year in “Hello Destroyer,” which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival and is set to appear in Mar Vista Entertainment’s “The Wiccan” as a day laborer who joins with friends while investigating a spooky old house on Halloween night. Mann will also joins an ensemble cast opposite Brittany Benjamin, Brent Bailey and Josh Crotty for the romantic action-comedy “Twisted Blues,” which centers on an expat artist living in Dubai whose forced to take up mixed martial arts to defend herself.

Hickson was a series regular on SyFy’s “Aftermath” opposite Anne Heche, and recently starred in Pascal Laugier’s thriller “Incident in Ghost Land.” She is represented by Trademark Talent, and KC Talent in Canada.

Wiggins is repped by UTA. Mann is repped by APA and Webster Talent in Canada.

 

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