Kenton Duty Currently Filming ‘The Contest’ In New York
If you follow Kenton on Facebook and Twitter, you may have seen that he has been in New York filming a new movie with Katherine McNamara and Dan Flaherty. We’ve got more details about his new movie, The Contest!
The Contest, by Percolate Productions, is a new indie feature that tackles the subject of bullying. Ajay Giunta is making his directorial debut with the project, which Howard T. Alteris producing, with Martin Katz serving as co-producer.
In addition to Kenton Duty, Katherine McNamara and Dan Flaherty, the ensemble cast includes Kyle Dean Massey (Hart of Dixie), Mary Beth Peil (The Good Wife), Chris Riggi (Gossip Girl), Owen Teague (Malibu Country), Raviv Ullman (Phil of the Future), Robert Wuhl (Arli$$) and Kelley Missal (One Life to Live) as well as Jan “Johnny” Uczkowksi, known for his YouTube parody of Justin Bieber.
Contest is set in a small-town high school, where two students — a bully and one who has been bullied — are forced to work together in a cooking contest that tests their relationship.
Percolate Productions is an indie production company based in Princeton, N.J., that focuses on family entertainment that highlights social themes.
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