The Stanley Dynamic Returns to YTV with New Season Beginning February 27

From a media release:

YTV’s  original  series, The Stanley Dynamic, is back with an all-new season (26 x 30) of hilarious adventures airing Monday to Friday at 6 p.m. ET/PT starting February 27, 2017.

In Season 2, twins Luke (voiced by Taylor Abrahamse, George of the Jungle, Beyblade: Metal Fusion) and Larry (Charles Vandervaart, Murdoch MysteriesCamp Rock 2) are navigating their sophomore year at South Ridge High School. Try as they might, boys will be boys, and the pair find themselves in constant trouble. Luke survives a shark attack, goes undercover as a secret agent, and is nearly launched to the moon. Larry becomes a rodeo clown, starts up an uber-successful ice-cream/skateboard company, and finds himself caught between his best friend Darnell (Isiah Lea, Bruno & Boots: Go Jump in the Pool) and Darnell’s cute sister Mina (Tamina Pollack-Paris, The Next Step). Meanwhile, their sister Lori (2016 Canadian Screen Award-nominee Madison Ferguson, Bellevue, The Shape of Water) falls for a new cartoon puppy, gets locked in a magic chest, and befriends a rebellious kid named Razor. All this, and Grandpa (guest star Michael Gross, Family Ties) comes back for an extended visit.

Other special guest stars for Season 2 include, Alan Thicke (Growing Pains) as himself, Jaleel White (Family Matters) as Principal Webber, David Hewlett (Stargate: Atlantis) as the Astronaut, Geri Hall (This Hour Has 22 Minutes) as Barb Dewhurst, Matt Baram (Shoot the Messenger) as Kale, Pat Thornton (Air Farce, Sunnyside) as the Exterminator, and Charlie Storwick (winner of The Next Star Season 4) as herself.

Recently nominated for a 2017 Canadian Screen Award for Best Writing in a Children’s or Youth Program or Series and a finalist at the 2016 Cynopsis Kids !magination Awards for Best New Series, The Stanley Dynamic is a 26-episode, half-hour, live action sitcom revolving around a typical family with a big twist – one of their teenaged twin sons is animated. But in the eyes of the Stanleys and the world around them, he’s a regular kid, living in a three-dimensional world.

The series also stars Michael Barbuto (Star Spangled Banners, Ash Global) as cartoonist dad Lane Stanley who chronicles his family’s adventures in his comic strip and Kate Hewlett (Remedy, Degrassi: The Next Generation) as overworked mom, Lisa Stanley. Rounding out the cast are Josette Jorge (The Beaverton, Beyond Redemption) as Pam, Bill Turnbull (Todd and the Book of Pure Evil, Home Alone: Holiday Heist) as Doop, Isiah Lea (In Real Life, Bruno & Boots: Go Jump in the Pool) as Darnell, Graeme Jokic (Franklin and Friends, Adam Avenger) as Ronnie, Eliana Jones (Hemlock Grove, Nikita) as Summer, Natalie Ganzhorn (Make It Pop, Wet Bum) as Morgan, and introducing Tamina Pollack-Paris (The Next Step, So You Think You Can Dance Canada) as Darnell’s younger sister, Mina.

Shot in Toronto, The Stanley Dynamic is produced by Amaze Film + Television Inc., in association with YTV. Animation is produced by 9 Story Media Group. The series is co-created by Ken Cuperus, nominated for a 2017 Canadian Screen Award for his writing on The Stanley Dynamic, Jocelyn Hamilton and Jamie Piekarz. Cuperus (Stargate: Atlantis, My Babysitter’s a Vampire) is executive producer/showrunner with Michael Souther (Being Canada, Call Me Fitz) and Teza Lawrence (Being Canada, Call Me Fitz) also serving as executive producers. Victoria Hirst (Away from Her, Mr. Young) is producer. The series is distributed by Nelvana Enterprises.

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Prior to becoming a television critic and owner of TV, Eh?, Greg David was a critic for TV Guide Canada, the country's most trusted source for TV news. He has interviewed television actors, actresses and behind-the-scenes folks from hundreds of television series from Canada, the U.S. and internationally. He is a podcaster, public speaker, weekly radio guest and educator, and past member of the Television Critics Association.
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