With just two days before the cameras start rolling, another soap veteran has signed on to the upcoming zombie-comedy ACTING DEAD, an independent television series from award-winning New Media producers Brian Beacock and Susan Bernhardt. Sean Kanan, who currently stars as A.J. Quartermaine on ABC's GENERAL HOSPITAL, will be making his New Media debut in the zomcom which is set to premiere early 2014.
"Not only have I watched Sean for years on GENERAL HOSPITAL, but I was lucky enough to see him opposite Eric Martsolf at ACME Comedy performing in SCANDAL CREST last year," producer Susan Bernhardt shared. "He was hilarious in the show – I know he's going to bring so much fun and excitement to ACTING DEAD – we're beyond thrilled!”
Kanan previously played the role of Deacon Sharpe on both THE BOLD AND THE BEAUTIFUL AND THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS.
He joins previous announced stars from the soap world including ACTING DEAD leads Jillian Clare and Patrika Darbo (both DAYS OF OUR LIVES alums) plus current DAYS star Eric Martsolf and former ALL MY CHILDREN actor Michael Nouri. Rounding out the guest stars from daytime are Kanan's GH co-stars Carolyn Hennesy and John J. York.
ACTING DEAD is a semi-dark comedy about Zombies, set in the world of Hollywood. The series begins production this Saturday, October 12th, and will be shooting an eight episode first season with plans to initially air online. have the time of your afterlife.
The Zombie series has less than a week remaining on their crowd funding campaign, but still needs help, with perks beginning at just $4.00. To join the Acting Dead crowd funding campaign team, or learn more about the show, visit http://igg.me/at/ad.
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