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Austin attended the 3rd Annual American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards on October 5, 2013. Below are photos and a video of him at the event.
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The “Secret Life of the American Teenager” vet is joining two films.
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‘Secret Life’s’ Austin Stowell Joins ‘Ned Fox Is My Manny’ Pilot (Exclusive)
The Secret Life of the American Teenager alum has been cast in Whiplash opposite Miles Teller and is expected to reprise his role in the Dolphin Tale sequel, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively.
Whiplash is centered on a talented young drummer (Teller) who strives for perfection under the instruction of a ruthless band conductor (J.K. Simmons). Stowell will play the champion drummer, the rival to Teller’s character.
Paul Reiser is also part of the cast. Bold Films, Blumhouse Productions and Right of Way Films are producing Whiplash, a feature-length adaptation of writer-director Damien Chazelle’s Sundance Short Film Jury Award winner.
Stowell is set to return as Kyle Connellan in Dolphin Tale 2, the follow-up to the 2011 feature that grossed $95 million at the worldwide box office. A rep for Alcon, the production company behind the film, could not confirm the deal.
Other original castmembers, including Harry Connick Jr., Ashley Judd, Morgan Freeman and Kris Kristofferson, are expected to return. Warner Bros. will release Dolphin Tale 2 on Sept. 19, 2014. Filming begins this fall.
Stowell is repped by CAA, Roar and Morris Yorn Barnes. He most recently appeared in the Liam Hemsworth-Teresa Palmer drama Love and Honor; upcoming films include Behaving Badly and Higher Power.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter
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Alcon Entertainment‘s Dolphin Tale grossed $95.4M worldwide when it was released in September 2011, and now the producer-financier is close to diving in for a sequel. Charles Martin Smith, who directed the first pic, is set to helm Dolphin Tale 2 from his own script, and the original cast that included Harry Connick Jr, Ashley Judd, Morgan Freeman and Kris Kristofferson are in negotiations to return. Warner Bros, which has an output deal with Alcon, today set a September 19, 2014 release for the movie. The original film centered on the true-story friendship between a boy and a dolphin (Winter played himself) whose tail was lost in a crab trap. The plot for the second movie will also revolve a true story inspired by Winter, but also involves a baby dolphin named Hope who was rescued by the Clearwater Marine Aquarium in 2010. Smith is repped by APA.
Ten years after taking part in his own senior class play at Berlin High School, film actor Austin Stowell came back to his alma mater Friday to talk with this year’s senior play cast and crew.
Stowell, 28 and president of the class of 2003, told the students to be kind, work hard and seriously pursue their dreams if they wish to achieve them.
Stowell, now living in California and building an acting career, will soon start work on a sequel to “Dolphin Tale,” a 2011 film about an injured dolphin and the people who help it. Stowell played a disabled Iraq war veteran.
You guys inspire me,” Stowell said of the warm reception he got from the 50 cast and crew members. “That applause you gave me will make me work even harder.”
This year’s senor play is “Harry’s Hotter At Twilight,” a play that combines elements of Harry Potter, the Twilight series, Alice in Wonderland and Star Wars into a comedy.
He told the young actors it’s natural to be nervous on stage but advised them to lose themselves in their roles, be kind to all they meet on and off a set, work hard to learn lines and always be receptive to opportunities, no matter how small they may seem.
Above all, be prepared and always professional, he said.
“There are times you will wait a whole day to work and not get called. It can be excruciatingly slow. But when they need you, they need you now! Be ready,” he said.
True, some actors who don’t work as hard as they should get roles, but from what Stowell sees, people who are not dedicated will soon fade away.
Afterward, Matt Recore, a first-year science teacher at the high school who is working with technology education teacher Laura Kulpa to direct and stage the play, said the visit by Stowell energized the students, who had a dress rehearsal Friday before the play begins its run this weekend.
There will be five performances – three this weekend and one each on Thursday and Friday.
James Shemech, 18, a senior who is a wizard in the play, said Stowell’s 40-minute visit was an inspiration.
“I liked when he said ‘be yourself’ when onstage, slow down and don’t obsess,” Shemech said, in costume and minutes away from the dress rehearsal. “Don’t think on show nights about the ‘what ifs.’”
Stowell, visiting his hometown for a family event, was by Recore to drop in at the school. Recore said it was a treat for the students.
“I told the students this morning about his visit and they were really excited,” Recore said. “He was down to earth with the kids. I can see the students have a new sense of energy. They’re moving faster, standing taller.”
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Norman Rockwell’s Shuffleton’s Barbershop starring Austin Stowell will air on the Hallmark Movie Channel on June 1st and 9PM ET. Check your local listings!
Peering in the window of Charlie Shuffleton’s (Danny Glover) Barbershop, famous country singer Trey Cole (Austin Stowell) is finally returning home after abandoning the town many years ago and never looking back, even when his brother died serving in the military, leaving sister-in-law, Norma, (Kayla Ewell) to care for her son by herself. Now, realizing he’s lost himself along the way, Trey remembers his first haircut in the brown leather chair as a young boy at age ten (Dash Pledger-Levine) in Charlie’s shop and hopes to find guidance from the man who was a father to him when his own dad, General Wes Cameron (Brett Rice), was coldly absent during his childhood.
However, as Trey enters the shop and sees Charlie’s old friends playing a trio of instruments in the back room, as in Rockwell’s famous painting, he is surprised when Charlie isn’t there and saddened to hear of his death just a few months prior. With childhood memories flooding his mind about Charlie’s constant and loving influence on him as a young boy, Trey knows he must face his own father and the family he hardly knows to honor Charlie’s memory and make things right.