‘Supernatural’ & ’13 Reasons Why’ Actor Mark Pellegrino To Lead Series ‘A Motel’

EXCLUSIVE: Mark Pellegrino, known for series including Supernatural, 13 Reasons Why and American Rust, has been set to star in dramedy series A Motel.

Brian A. Metcalf (Underdeveloped) is behind the show about a group of outcasts working at a seedy motel who find themselves in danger when they accidentally uncover a drug smuggling plot for the mafia. Additional casting is being finalised.

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The series is written and executive-produced by Metcalf, who will serve as showrunner, director and actor. Asif Akbar and Kelly Arjen will also executive-produce with Akbar directing some of the episodes. Pellegrino will serve as co-executive producer.

Filming begins next month in Las Vegas on the six-episode project, which doesn’t currently have a network aboard and is being independently financed by the producers. The plan is to sell it after production.

Akbar recently directed the crime-thriller Boneyard starring Mel Gibson and Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson, which is releasing this July from Lionsgate.

Metcalf and Arjen previously collaborated on the Lionsgate film Adverse and the series Underdeveloped, distributed by Amazon Freevee and Tubi.

Metcalf is repped by Innovative Artists, Authentic Talent & Literary Management, Greenberg Glusker and Weinberg Gonsler. Akbar is repped by Artist International Group and Nadia Davari. Pellegrino is repped by Realm Talent and Framework Entertainment.

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