Cast have been announced for the Free Minds Pictures pilot episode of ORFAM; a comedic series in which the foster youth are the voice of reason and the adults are characters that are off-the-wall crazy. The story is co-written by Ali Tehani and Kit DeZolt with Katherine Nilsen producing. Filming started in August of 2019 in Los Angeles, CA. Ali Tehani is also directing and says, “This character driven comedy will highlight the struggles of foster kids being placed into homes with different backgrounds & cultures and find humor in the awkward situations created by the new family dynamics”.
The ORFAM ensemble cast includes series regulars or recurring cast: Sawyer Sharbino as Alex, Dariana Fustes as Misty, Brooklyn Robinson as Belle, Collin Dietrich Joe as Chase, Caden Andrews as Tim, Caylie Jones as Kacee, Mollyna Zuniga as Melody, Reese McCulloch as Rita, Layla Fulton as Evita and Martha Grant as Zoey. With adult cast including: Kit DeZolt as Nyle and Robin Roth as Adrian.
Sawyer Sharbino’s character Alex is the lead protagonist and voice of reason. He’s a blunt foster kid searching for adventures making it hard for a family to keep him more than two weeks. Sawyer leads the group of foster kids which include Diriana Fustes, Brooklyn Robinson and Collin Dietrich Joe.
Sawyer Sharbino is currently represented by Osbrink Talent Agency and April Baker of Stagecoach with publicity and brand management by Wendy Shepherd of Studio Matrix .com . Kit DeZolt is repped by Mariko Ballentine of Minc Talent Agency.
Photo credits: Kit DeZolt by photographer Chris Jon and Sawyer Sharbino by photographer: Deidhra Fahey.