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Alexander may be having a bad day, but Metaphor Entertainment actress Cassandra Braden is having a good day: She plays a teacher in “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day" and she’s featured in the just-released trailer for the film adaptation of the beloved children’s book.

The comedy, to be released this fall, also stars Steve Carrell, Jennifer Garner, and Donald Glover. Check out the trailer below.

Braden’s past credits include ABC’s “The Middle,” Fox’s “The Mindy Project,” and “The Fosters.”

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Metaphor Entertainment client Brien Perry will appear in tonight’s special Mother’s Day episode of Nick at Nite’s comedy series “Instant Mom.” In the episode, Perry plays a massage therapist at the spa where series star Tia Mowry-Hardrict gets sage advice from several classic TV moms: Marion Ross (“Happy Days”), Jackee (“Sister, Sister”), Meredith Baxter (“Family Ties”) and Florence Henderson (“Brady Bunch”).

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"I got to interact with Tia Mowry-Hardrict and Sheryl Lee Ralph and they were very nice," Perry said of the experience. "In the episode, me and the other therapist massage the ladies and then hilarity ensues."

Perry, a native of Wilmington, Delaware, has also appeared in TNT’s “Rizzoli & Isles,” Nickelodeon hit “iCarly,” “Desperate Housewives,” “General Hospital,” and “Front Seat Chronicles.”

Metaphor Entertainment’s rugged client Stefan Rollins was recently a guest lead on the Telly Award winning web-series Front Seat Chronicles that will be airing on CBS later this spring.

He will be seen playing Officer Andrews opposite with Roger Guenveur Smith (American Gangster) in the thriller Dirty, which centers on two very dirty cops find themselves relieved of over two million dollars in stolen drugs and money, forcing them into a bizarre and mysterious investigation to recover it. The film is directed by Daniel Ringey and will be released later in 2014.

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Get used to seeing Cameron Britton on your screens. This stand-up comedian, improv player, and Metaphor Entertainment client just booked a supporting role on “Days Out of Days,” opposite Alexia Landeau and directed by Zoe Cassavetes, daughter of legendary actor John Cassavetes and Gena Rowlands. The film is about a once well-known actress who struggles to maintain her sanity and dignity in the obstacle course known as Hollywood and was successfully crowdfunded by FundAnything.
But that’s not all. Britton plays supporting lead and love interest Chet in “Camp Takota,” opposite YouTube superstars Grace Helbig (It’s Grace), Hannah Hart (My Drunk Kitchen), and Mamrie Hart (You Deserve a Drink). The comedy, released exclusively online, is about a woman revisiting and working at her old summer camp after her big life in the city falls apart. But will she find greener pastures at her old stomping grounds? Check out the movie and see!
Also look for Britton in the feature “The New Man,” by the same people who just released “God’s Not Dead,” Disney’s Lab Rats, and the TV series Unusual Suspects.

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Former Brown football player Brett Wyman has just booked a supporting role in the new teen drama feature “THE CASE AGAINST SAM,” directed by Jason Winn and to be released in 2015. Winn made big waves in the family market in 2010 with The Fat Boy Chronicles, which reached #6 on the Redbox Family charts.

Wyman will play a football player in the feature, filmed near Boston and based on the Steubenville rape case in Ohio.

He also just shot the Amazon pilot “HAND OF GOD,” and plays the role of Hickson and played Doug Kessler in the short film Shadow, about a professional surfer who suffers a career-ending injury and finds hope through the companionship of a three-legged dog. The film has already taken home a Merit Award at the 2013 Short Film Competition.

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Howard Dell has returned from Bulgaria, where he shot the role of Van Hoen opposite Steven Seagal and Vinnie Jones in the action film Absolution, written and directed by Keoni Waxman.

Dell will also be seen in the feature Dark Rising set to be released in 2014 and plays the role of Jackson.

As a medal-winning athlete and pro football player in both Canada and the U.S, Dell has a deep understanding of what it takes, emotionally and physically, to excel in the elite sports world. He imparts that knowledge through a thriving consulting business, which he juggles with his demanding acting career.

Moving easily from on-camera work to projects as a film and television sports advisor, he also trains top North American and European athletes in tennis, track, football and basketball. He is currently translating his hard-won hands-on knowledge about nutrition for health and vitality into a book, Eating Left Because Right Didn’t Work, written for anyone who wants to feel and look better.

Dell consistently makes time to speak out on behalf of various charities. A former national spokesperson for Multiple Sclerosis, he has also donated his talents to the Canadian Cancer Society and the Alberta Lung Association. A passionate advocate for non-violence and anti-drug programs, he dreams of one day establishing a basketball camp for kids. He is also currently developing several children’s book ideas.

Dell’s favorite quote is from the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. “Now is the time to make real the promises of your potential.” It is a maxim he lives by.

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All eyes will be on CBS’ Battle Creek this fall, since it’s Breaking Bad creator Vince Gilligan's star-studded follow-up to his wildly successful series run on AMC. The pilot was also directed by executive producer Bryan Singer (yes, that Bryan Singer). While you're watching, look out for Metaphor's Carl Bressler, a strong feature actor you may also recognize from the films The Usual Suspects (also directed by Singer), Timber Falls, and the upcoming Something About Her.
Battle Creek, written by Gilligan and House creator David Shore, stars Breaking Bad's Dean Winters and Josh Duhamel as a detective and FBI agent who have different worldviews but are teamed up to clean up the semi-mean streets of Battle Creek, Michigan.
Ever wonder which new young star could be the next Dakota Fanning? Look no further than the nine-year-old Angelina Capozzoli. This Metaphor Entertainment client just booked the role of Molly on the NBC single-camera comedy TV pilot Feed Me, starring Mary-Louise Parker, fresh from her run onWeeds. The series is centers on a dysfunctional family bound by love and the restaurant they run together - and hilarity is sure to ensue.
Not only is Capozzoli a talented young actress, but she’s also a champion gymnast and dancer. ”I haven’t met a child so grounded since auditioning Dakota Fanning at the beginning of her career,” said Metaphor president Elle Travis-Feinman.

We at Metaphor Entertainment have some very cool news! This past week a very exciting new film “Camp Takota,” was released online. The film stars YouTube vloggers Grace Helbig (It’s Grace), Hannah Hart (My Drunk Kitchen), and Mamrie Hart (You Deserve a Drink). Metaphor Entertainment’s very own Cameron Britton is a supporting lead in the film. Not only are we excited he was a part of such a fun film, but this is also Cameron’s first debut film!! The cast loved working with Cameron and thought he was hilarious! Not only that but both the Director and Producer also liked working with Cameron and thought he brought a great level of comedy into the film. Cameron has also appeared in Disney’s “Lab Rats,” and in the TV series “Unusual Suspects.” You can check out more about Cameron by visiting his IMDB page.

"Camp Takota" is about a woman revisiting and working at her old summer camp after her big life in the city falls apart. This may sound depressing but if you’ve watched any of these ladies in action on YouTube, you’ll know that you’re in for a more comedic surprise. And rumor has it that Cameron’s character (Chet) has a, wink wink, love affair with Mamrie’s character. Who would have thought that the camp goofy groundsman and freshman camp counselor would be in the throws of love, but we’re not one to ruin any surprises. Be sure to check out the the movie online and see for yourself! http://camptakota.com/

Here are some pictures from the red carpet premiere for your viewing pleasure.

(Cameron with “Camp Takota” stars, Mamrie Hart, Grace Helbig, and Hannah Hart)

(Cameron at the Red Carpet)

(Cameron with “Camp Takota” star, Mamrie Hart)

And you can check out Cameron’s red carpet interviews with Mingle Media TV and Tubefilter.

Until next time!

-Ashley Barber

Angelina Capozzoli as the lead in the new Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) spot.  Simply stunning (and only 8 years old).

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM METAPHOR. We are super excited for this year!

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Click Here to watch Metaphor’s Howard Dell in an episode of the Telly Award winning web series Front Seat Chronicles.

In this episode titled “Kissing” Howard Dell plays a protective father who questions his daughter on the public display of affection by two gay teen classmates.

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A behind the scenes look with Ellee Jane Hounsell at a fashion photo editorial shoot for Giuseppina Magazine based on the one of the 7 deadly sins—sloth—photographed by Amy Texter. Published in issue 14. 

When a crime-ridden city’s mayor and his re-election opponent are both assassinated in quick succession, two investigating FBI agents discover that City Hall holds more secrets than just the identity of the killer.

 Sean Patrick Flanery and Kristanna Loken star in the thriller Dark Power that aired this past July. Metaphor’s Brien Perry also guest stars as Lt. Andrew Holzman in the film. Make sure to watch the full movie on amazon!

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Jane Spencer is the director of the beloved low-budget indie feature Little Noises that premiered at Sundance some years ago to ecstatic reviews— and enamored audiences, and of Faces On Mars, which premiered in Europe at Solothurn.

Her new film, The Ninth Cloud, which is being repped for distribution by Shoreline Entertainment is a dreamy, surreal marvel in which follows  a young woman, Zena, as she tries to find answers to the meaning of existence, which could do very well on the 2014 international festival circuit.

Make sure to keep an eye out for this gem of a movie that will co star Metaphor’s Josh Feinman and will be be opening in select theaters internationally starting 2014.

Click here to read the IndieWire article on The Ninth Cloud!