We're NOT Friends Season 2
We're NOT Friends Season 2
Season 1 was an incredible success with over 150,000 views and multiple festival awards. We're NOT Friends Season 2 promises to be even BIGGER and BETTER. With amazing new cast additions and a story that will hook you from minute one, We're NOT Friends Season 2 can't be missed!
Inclusion StatementWe're NOT Friends finds it extremely important to be inclusive as possible, representing people of all walks of life. Our hope is to represent women and people of all ethnicities and orientations in the industry to the highest standards.
About The Project
We're NOT Friends Season Two
If you haven't already, you can catch up on season one here, which garnered over 150,000 viewers and multiple festival award wins! For all of those dedicated fans, help make a season 2 that is even bigger and better than Season One, and for all those who are new, welcome to the family. Choose your favorite fun perk and join the team! --->
The Unlikely Comedy Duo
“We’re NOT Friends is a breath of fresh air. It’s very well produced and the plots are simple, but witty. In all honesty, We’re NOT Friends is testimony that both Bornancin and DiPetta are taking their work seriously and going somewhere in life. A lot of comedy nowadays is based on stereotypes, a typical us versus them attitude, whether its gender, nationality, race, and etc. Bornancin and DiPetta, in looking beyond such issues, respond to the human need. There is a difference. This can get global." Warlock Asylum International, 700,000 subscribers
Don DiPetta is a nationally touring comedian, actor, and content creator that hails from Atlanta, GA. Much like his character in We’re NOT Friends, DiPetta played minor league baseball for Bill Murray’s St. Paul Saints before pursuing acting professionally. He is best known for his work on MIKE & MOLLY, MACGYVER, The LATE LATE SHOW, and shortly thereafter took to the big screen in films including UNDRAFTED with Aaron Tveit, Tyler Hoechlin, Chace Crawford, Joe Mazzello, SPECIAL UNIT, starring Christopher Titus, UNCLE NICK with Brian Poshen, DANCER & THE DAME with Billy Gardell and his latest film GARLIC & GUNPOWDER.
Ashley Bornancin is a working actress, writer, producer and director best known for her quick wit and adapitability. She is currently voicing the series lead of 'Carmen' in the upcoming animated SPY KIDS on NETFLIX out in 2018, and voices the young John Cena & The Rock, in Seth Green's adult animated comedy, Camp WWE. She can also be seen in sketches on Chelsea! on Netflix, playing David Koechner's daughter, on Comedy Central, playing Rachel Hanowitz on the hilarious Broad City, on Scandal and other various TV shows and films from Lionsgate to Dreamworks!
Meet The Rest of Our Amazing Cast!
Drew Lynch as "Cameron"
America's Got Talent, 'Dog Vlog'
Drew Lynch is a stand-up comedian and appeared on the tenth season of America's Got Talent, and finished in second place. He is a regular content contributor to YouTube—often featuring his service dog Stella in his videos—with his channel having over 1 million subscribers and 43 million views. He joins the cast of We're NOT Friends Season 2 as "Cameron" the adorable love interest that is falling for Ashley, while simultaneously becoming Don's bff.
Christopher Titus as "Vic"- Don's father
"Titus" on Fox
Christopher Titus joins the cast of WNF S2 as Don's loose-canon of a father. Titus is an American comedian and actor who came to national attention from his hilarious FOX show, TITUS, of which he was the star, EP and co-creator. Time called the show "brutal, hilarious and audacious", while Newsday called him "TV's most original comic voice since Seinfeld". He is also a stand-up comedian whose act revolves around his dysfunctional family and shocking life experiences.
Kerry O'Malley as "Kristie" - Don's mother
The Last Tycoon, Those Who Kill, Shameless
Kerry O'Malley, an award-winning TV/Film/Broadway Actress joins the cast playing Don's hilarious and down-to-earth therapist mother. Her film credits include Terminator Genysis with Emilia Clarke and Arnold Schwarzenegger, Annabelle (prequel to The Conjuring), the Disney feature Earth to Echo, Case 39 with Renee Zellweger, The Happening with Mark Wahlberg, Rounders with Matt Damon, and many others. Her TV credits include her major role on The Last Tycoon, her series regular roles on A&E's production of Glen Morgan's Those Who Kill, Showtime's Shameless and Brotherhood. She has played recurring roles on Starz' Survivor's Remorse, HBO's Boardwalk Empire, the CW's Hart of Dixie, and has made numerous guest star appearances, along with several roles in major broadway productions.
Scout Durwood as "Jules"
Series Lead of MTV's "MARY +JANE"
Scout Durwood, also known as "Jordan," series lead of from MTV's MARY + JANE and “Lady Scoutington,” is an acclaimed comedienne and cabaret singer who was recently named one of The Huffington Post's “20 Burlesque Stars to Know,” Funny Not Slutty’s “10 Women Who Rock Comedy” and Stand Up Talk’s “Five Awesome Women’s Musical Comedy Acts.”
Anjelika Washington as "Mya"
Series Regular, Amazon's 'Legend of Master Legends'
Anjelika Washington, series regular from Amazon's Legend of Master Legend's joins our cast as the snarky yet lovable "Mya," an intern in the newsroom whom Ashley is trying to groom to be her "mini me" but Mya is way too cool for what Ashley's got in store. Washington is also a series regular on an upcoming AwesomenessTV show, and also on Shameless and You Can Do Better.
Nick Clifford as "Nick"
Series Regular of VH1's 'HINDSIGHT,' 'Masters of Sex'
Nick Clifford joins the cast as "Nick," an aspiring politician, working at a campaign office for a California Senator and Ashley's new love interest. :P You've insanely talented actor as a series regular in VH1's HINDSIGHT and a major recurring guest star on Master's of Sex. When he came in to read for hte role, it was so effortless, as if our words just came alive - We are so excited to have him on board!
Beau Wirick as "Eric Holton"
Sean from ABC's 'The Middle'
Beau Wirick joins the cast of We're NOT Friends Season 2 as Eric, a young, charming, hotshot producer at Hollywood Now who on the surface has it all. Chemistry and underlying sexual tension between Ashley and Eric, while Eric feels a slight pressure and competition from the passionate Ashley who is quickly making a name for herself. Beau best known for his major recurring role as "Sean" in ABC's "The Middle," along with recuring roles on Raising Dad and his latest guest star on American Crime: The People vs. O.J. Simpson, and we are STOKED to have him join our cast!!
Marisa Davila as "Charlie" Ashley's little sister
Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, A-Typical, etc.
Marisa Davila is an insanely talented actress and joining the cast of WNF S2 playing Charlie, Ashley's younger sister, her "mini," but more out-spoken and carefree. Marisa can be seen in shows including Crazy Ex-Girlfriend opposite Rachel Bloom, A-typical and many more. We are so excited to have her dynamic and chemistry with her sister on set!
Amy Lyndon as "Barb"
Shameless, Entourage, 100+ TV/Film Credits / Top Booking Coach LA
Amy Lyndon is considered Hollywood's premiere booking coach and creator of the internationally acclaimed, revolutionary book, The Lyndon Technique: The 15 Guideline Map To Booking. She has 40+ Network Series Regulars, an Emmy Award winner, an Imagen Award Winner and 1000’s of working actors around the globe all using her technique. On television, Amy has worked over 30+ television shows including: NCIS, Law and Order: Los Angeles opposite her former student Corey Stoll, Eagleheart, Ugly Betty, Entourage, NYPD Blue, and JAG.
Sandra Hinojosa as "Sandra"
Shamless, Survivor's Remorse
Sandra Hinojosa returns to WNF S2 as the beautiful and fiesty "Sandra," always ready to stir up commotion. We are so excited to have this talented actress back on set, coming off the sets of Shameless, Survivor's Remorse, and Rosewood, just to name a few! The Latin and Native American Beauty is also a writer and content creator, developing a show with co-star Shakira Ja'nai Paye, along with producing her own short film - Way to go Sandra!!
Shakira Ja'nai Paye as "Ja'nai"
Lethal Weapon, Modern Family, etc.
Shakira Ja'nai Paye returns to Season 2 of WNF as the lovable, straight-up Ja'nai and we are beyond excited to have her back! She is an exceptional actress of the screen and stage. Since receiving her bachelors from The American Musical Dramatic Academy College and Conservatory she has worked on Paramount, Disney, MTV, and Cinemax to name a few. She has also starred in TV shows including Modern Family and Lethal Weapon!
Jeff Larson as "Dennis"
Dear White People, LOVE, Glee, etc.
Jeffrey Larson returns to S2 of WNF as the hilarious and quick-witted Dennis, alongside buddy Josh, played by Dan Bauer- and we know these two are going to be a riot! Best known for: Code Black [CBS], Love [Netflix], Glee [Fox], Bones [Fox], Mary + Jane [MTV], Pure Genius [CBS], Dear White People [Netflix], and Adopted [Indi]. Jeff booked a role on the feature film "Unabridged" being released sometime in 2017.
Dan Bauer as "Josh"
American Crime: The People vs. O.J., etc.
Dan Bauer is returning to WNF S2 as the hilarious "Josh," opposite buddy Jeff Larson. This two were such a riot on set the first season, we are so so excited to have them back, especially with their crazy improv skills! This hilariously talented actor can be seen in Season 1, and has appeared in several TV shows, including American Crime: The People vs. OJ Simpson, Dear White People, etc. Welcome back Josh, we know it's going to be crazy and awesome!
Chris Sheffield is back in the game! After shooting and editing the incredible first season and working his magyver magic, we are thrilled to have him back on our set. This project truly wouldn't be what it is without him. Managing Director of Persephone Productions LLC, Christopher Sheffield is a Los Angeles-based Cinematographer. His experience includes multiple Independent Film, documentary and Commercial productions. His Directorial debut 'Run For Your Life' is available on Amazon Prime and his second feature film 'Split Lip' is currently in Post Production".
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About This Team
THE UNLIKELY COMEDY DUO
Upon meeting through acting classes, Bornancin and DiPetta quickly discovered that their off-beat sense of humor and quick wit played extremely well off of each other, which led them to writing, directing and creating We’re NOT Friends. These intensely driven content creators both put 150% into everything they do, and not only is their chemistry on-screen undeniably hilarious, but their work ethic off-screen is truly admirable. Both Bornancin and DiPetta work under the notion that if you want something, you have to put in the work and go get it for yourself.
Don DiPetta is a nationally touring comedian, actor, and content creator that hails from Atlanta, GA. He spent most of his childhood at the Punchline Comedy Club, learning and perfecting his stand-up comedy alongside some of the best comics in the world, including Jeff Foxworthy and Billy Gardel. Much like his character in We’re NOT Friends, DiPetta played minor league baseball for Bill Murray’s St. Paul Saints before pursuing acting professionally. Upon arriving in LA, he wasted no time and started working in TV and film, best known for his work on MIKE & Molly, MACGYVER, The LATE LATE SHOW, and shortly thereafter took to the big screen in films including UNDRAFTED with Aaron Tveit, Tyler Hoechlin, Chace Crawford, Joe Mazzello, SPECIAL UNIT, starring Christopher Titus, UNCLE NICK with Brian Poshen, DANCER & THE DAME with Billy Gardell and his latest film GARLIC & GUNPOWDER. When not writing or acting in TV and film, Don has begun directing. His latest short film, The PERFECT OMLETTE has won multiple awards at film festivals this year.
Hailing from the home of the Cavs, Cleveland Ashley Bornancin is a working actress, writer producer and director, currently working as a series regular on the new Seth Green TV Series, CAMP WWE, voicing the iconic young John Cena & The Rock, that Huffington Post just named one of the Top 5 Reasons to subscribe to the WWE Network. Much like her character, Bornancin first began her career in entertainment as a broadcast journalist, interviewing A-list celebrities on the red carpet, attracting millions of views on the web. She has worked with Access Hollywood, NBC Nightly News, and E! Entertainment, before pursuing acting professionally. Her sense of humor, adaptability and quick wit immediately led her to booking work in TV and film immediately. Besides her series, she can also be seen in her hilarious role as Rachel Hanowitz in Comedy Central’s BROAD CITY and has worked on other various TV shows and films, including work on SCANDAL opposite Kerry Washington, and other films and TV shows with Dreamworks and Lionsgate opposite stars including Blake Shelton and Rob Schneider. She looks up to strong women in the entertainment industry who have made a name for themselves as not only actresses, but writers, producers and directors, including Rachel Bloom, Mindy Kaling and Lena Dunham.