by: Sammy Mink
Jeremy Sisto, Ana Ortiz, Katherine La Nasa, Jenica Bergere, and Leonard Roberts have all joined the cast of LOVE IS ALL YOU NEED? In a world where everyone is homosexual and heterosexuality is deemed wrong, a young girl, played by Briana Evigan, faces resentment and bulling at school when she reveals that she has a crush on a boy, played by Tyler Blackburn. Emily Osment and Kyla Kennedy round out the cast of the drama. Kim Rocco Shields is directing from a script penned by David Tillman.
Sisto got his start in a teen drama, playing Elton in Clueless before going on to roles in the drama Thirteen, indie dramedy Waitress, and rom-com A Lot Like Love. On the small screen, Sisto is known for his role as Detective Lupo on the latter seasons of Law & Order and for playing George Altman on Suburgatory. Next up, Sisto will star in the upcoming A&E series The Returned alongside Mark Pellegrino.
You’ll probably also recognize Ortiz from her roles on TV shows like Ugly Betty, where she played the unlucky in love single mom Hilda, and the Lifetime comedy/mystery series Devious Maids. On the big screen, Ortiz has had roles in comedies like Labor Pains, Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son, and Sleeping with the Fishes.
Fellow TV alum La Nasa had roles on Big Love, Two and a Half Men, and the USA drama series Satisfaction. She also starred in the remake of Alfie alongside Jude Law, Garry Marshall’s ensemble rom-com Valentine’s Day, and Jay Roach’s comedy The Campaign.
Bergere is known for her roles in the comedy Rat Race, family comedy Yours, Mine & Ours, and for her small voice role in Frozen. Next up, Bergere is writing, directing, and producing the dramedy Come Simi, which stars Parks and Recreation‘s Retta.
Roberts is most recognizable for his time as D.L. Hawkins on Heroes, as well as for his role as Forrest Gates on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. He also played Sean Taylor in both Drumline and the TV sequel Drumline: A New Beat. Roberts has also recently been cast in Clint Eastwood’s action/biopic American Sniper.
Sisto is repped by Gersh, Roxwell Management and The Schiff Company. Ortiz is repped by Gersh and GEF Entertainment. La Nasa is repped by Paradigm. Bergere is with Innovative Artists. Roberts is repped by Greene & Associates Talent Agency and Evolution Entertainment.