From a media release:
YTVâ€™s Â original Â series,Â The Stanley Dynamic,Â is back with an all-new season (26 x 30) of hilarious adventures airingÂ MondayÂ toÂ FridayÂ atÂ 6 p.m. ET/PTÂ startingÂ February 27, 2017.
In Season 2, twins Luke (voiced byÂ Taylor Abrahamse,Â George of the Jungle, Beyblade: Metal Fusion)Â and Larry (Charles Vandervaart,Â Murdoch Mysteries,Â Camp Rock 2)Â 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,Â Bruno & Boots: Go Jump in the Pool)Â and Darnellâ€™s cute sister Mina (Tamina Pollack-Paris,Â The Next Step). Meanwhile, their sister Lori (2016 Canadian Screen Award-nomineeÂ Madison Ferguson,Â Bellevue, The Shape of Water)Â falls for a new cartoon puppy, gets locked in a magic chest, and befriends a rebellious kid named Razor. All this, and Grandpa (guest starÂ Michael Gross,Â Family Ties)Â comes back for an extended visit.
Other special guest stars for Season 2 include,Â Alan ThickeÂ (Growing Pains)Â as himself,Â Jaleel WhiteÂ (Family Matters)Â as Principal Webber,Â David HewlettÂ (Stargate: Atlantis)Â as the Astronaut,Â Geri HallÂ (This Hour Has 22 Minutes)Â as Barb Dewhurst,Â Matt BaramÂ (Shoot the Messenger)Â as Kale,Â Pat ThorntonÂ (Air Farce, Sunnyside)Â as the Exterminator, andÂ Charlie StorwickÂ (winner ofÂ The Next StarÂ Season 4) as herself.
Recently nominated for a 2017 Canadian Screen Award for Best Writing in a Childrenâ€™s or Youth Program or Series and a finalist at the 2016 Cynopsis Kids !magination Awards for Best New Series,Â The Stanley DynamicÂ is a 26-episode, half-hour, live action sitcom revolving around a typical family with a big twistÂ â€“Â one of their teenaged twin sons is animated.Â But in the eyes of the StanleysÂ and the world around them, heâ€™s a regular kid, living in a three-dimensional world.
The series also starsÂ Michael BarbutoÂ (Star Spangled Banners, Ash Global) as cartoonist dad Lane Stanley who chronicles his familyâ€™s adventures in his comic strip andÂ Kate HewlettÂ (Remedy, Degrassi: The Next Generation) as overworked mom, Lisa Stanley. Rounding out the cast areÂ Josette JorgeÂ (The Beaverton, Beyond Redemption)Â as Pam,Â Bill TurnbullÂ (Todd and the Book of Pure Evil, Home Alone: Holiday Heist)Â as Doop,Â Isiah LeaÂ (In Real Life, Bruno & Boots: Go Jump in the Pool)Â as Darnell,Â Graeme JokicÂ (Franklin and Friends, Adam Avenger)Â as Ronnie,Â Eliana JonesÂ (Hemlock Grove, Nikita)Â as Summer,Â Natalie GanzhornÂ (Make It Pop, Wet Bum)Â as Morgan, and introducingÂ Tamina Pollack-ParisÂ (The Next Step, So You Think You Can Dance Canada)Â as Darnellâ€™s younger sister, Mina.
Shot in Toronto,Â The Stanley DynamicÂ is produced by Amaze Film + Television Inc., in association with YTV. Animation is produced by 9 Story Media Group. The series is co-created byÂ Ken Cuperus,Â nominated for a 2017 Canadian Screen Award for his writing onÂ The Stanley Dynamic,Â Jocelyn Hamilton and JamieÂ Piekarz. CuperusÂ (Stargate: Atlantis, My Babysitterâ€™s a Vampire)Â is executive producer/showrunner with Michael SoutherÂ (Being Canada, Call Me Fitz)Â andÂ Teza LawrenceÂ (Being Canada, Call Me Fitz)Â also serving as executive producers. Victoria HirstÂ (Away from Her, Mr. Young)Â is producer. The series isÂ distributed by Nelvana Enterprises.