Jackson Rathbone is officially returning for a second of the groundbreaking web series Aim High!
Check out the full press release below :-
JACKSON RATHBONE (“TWILIGHT”) TO STAR IN SECOND SEASON OF HIT ONLINE SERIES “AIM HIGH”
SHOOTING TO COMMENCE IN THE LOS ANGELES AREA
IN LATE MAY
SERIES WILL BE DIRECTED BY ACADEMY AWARD®-WINNING SHORT FILM DIRECTOR ARI SANDEL (“WEST BANK STORY”)
BURBANK, CALIF., May 7, 2012 – Warner Premiere, Warner Bros. Digital Distribution, Dolphin Digital Studios, Inc., and Wonderland Sound and Vision today announced a second season of the hit online series “Aim High” has been green lit and shooting will commence in the Los Angeles area later this month. Jackson Rathbone, best known for his role as “Jasper Hale” from the “Twilight” film series will return as government operative “Nick Green.” Additional casting information will be announced in the coming weeks.
Directing the second season of “Aim High” is Ari Sandel who won the Academy Award® for his live-action short film “West Bank Story.” Writer Daniel Mackey, having previously collaborated with Wonderland on other projects, penned the script.
“The first season of ‘Aim High’ was well received by online audiences and fans will be blown away by what we have planned for season two,” said McG, Producer of “Aim High.” “I am thrilled to be working with a filmmaker as talented as Ari Sandel. His proficiency in storytelling and ability to connect with a discriminate audience are second to none.”
“I’m very excited to be working with McG and Warner Bros. on ‘Aim High’,” said Ari Sandel. “When I saw the production quality of the first season I was truly impressed. Warner Bros. is really taking digital storytelling to new levels and I think fans will love what we have planned for season two.”
“Aim High” is the story of a young man leading a double life – juggling his studies by day and serving as a government operative by night. Season one of the series chronicled the life of Nick Green and his junior year of High School while working as one of the country’s 64 highly trained teenage operatives. Fans can view the entire first season on Aim High’s Facebook page www.facebook.com/aimhighseries.
Ari Sandel and McG are represented by WME. Jackson Rathbone is represented by Paradigm and Cutler Management, and Daniel Mackey by Brooklyn Weaver at Energy Entertainment.
About the Director
Ari Sandel is the director of the short film, “West Bank Story” which won the Academy Award in 2007 for Best Short Film (Live Action).
Sandel earned his Directing M.F.A. from the University of Southern California’s school of Cinema-Television. Sandel also directed the documentary, “Vince Vaughn’s Wild West Comedy Show: 30 Days & 30 Nights – Hollywood to the Heartland,” which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival and was later released nationwide in 2008. He is currently attached to several film projects in development.
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