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Thursday, July 03, 2008

Ambrosia Kelley and Mario Cassem in Stacey's Mom!

Ambrosia Kelley just wrapped the teen comedy Stacey's Mom. In this coming of age comedy Ambrosia plays Latoya as she shares the screen with another IMTA alum, Mario Cassem who plays Juan.

Ambrosia competed at IMTA in 2000 when she was only five years old! She was in ten competitions, won awards in each one including 1st runner-up for Child Model of the Year and was scouted by 38 Agencies. She signed with KSA (Kazarian, Spencer and Associates) and they sent her out to her very first audition for part in the TV show Popular which she landed. She went on to have parts in Kill Bill Vol.1, The Parkers, voice-overs for Disney's Static Shock and Batman. She has done many national commercials, runway shows and appeared with Jennifer Lopez at the 28th Annual American Music Awards.

Mario Cassem just wrapped the comedic feature film Seventeen Again with Zac Efron. The story line revolves around a guy who wishes he could go back to high school and change his experience. In the film Mario plays the role of Samir. Mario competed at since New York IMTA in 2007 where he signed with Martin Weiss Management. He is in post production on Finding Bliss with LeeLee Sobieski and just booked an episode of Comedy Central's Mind of Mencia!

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Ambrosia and Mario in Stacey's Mom!

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