EXCLUSIVE: Rudy Pankow (Outer Banks) has signed on to star in The Crusades, a dramatic comedy from writer-director Leo Milano, which is able to shoot in Chicago this month.
The extremely stylized function follows three pals at an all-boys highschool, as they attempt to survive one closing weekend earlier than merging with their rival faculty. It’s scripted by Milano, Jack Hussar and Shaun Early, who have been impressed to write down the pic, given their very own expertise attending an all-boys personal highschool.
Pankow will lead the solid as Leo Grecco, a captivating and typically delusional dreamer who spends his life targeted on issues he can’t have.
Brent Madison is producing the undertaking beneath his and Milano’s Dangerous Little Factor banner. Nicholas Turturro is exec producing, alongside his son, Nicholas Turturro III.
So far, Pankow is greatest identified for his starring flip as JJ in Netflix’s well-liked teen drama Outer Banks, created by Josh Pate, Jonas Pate and Shannon Burke. The present, which debuted final April, will return for its second season later this summer season. The actor has additionally appeared, on the TV facet, in Appearing for a Trigger, Resolve and The Politician, amongst different initiatives.
Pankow is represented by Very best Expertise Company and Jackson Leisure.