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Friday, January 16, 2009

Friday Night Lights returns tonight with THREE IMTA alumni!!!!

Don't miss NBC's primetime premiere of Friday Night Lights, the critically-acclaimed series about high school football in a small Texas town. Season 3 begins tonight by fast-forwarding to the start of a new school year! An AMAZING three IMTA alumni will appear on FNL during this season!

Zach Roerig
Zach Roerig joins the cast as Cash, a local rodeo star who does his best to lasso fellow IMTA alum Adrianne Palicki's Tyra Collette! Zach competed at IMTA Convention in Los Angeles in 2003 where his charm, great looks and acting talent impressed the agents and managers attending. Zach signed with the late Thomas Harding Jones and FORD MODELS and was cast on One Life to Live. He is best known for his portrayal of Casey Hughes on the daytime drama As The World Turns from 2005-2007.

Jeremy Sumpter
Friday Night Lights has also cast IMTA alum Jeremy Sumpter in a pivotal role! Jeremy plays lead character J.D. McCoy, a hotshot freshman quarterback who moves to Dillon with his family to try to take the starting QB job. Jeremy has starred in a several feature films including Frailty, Local Boys and The Sasquatch Dumpling Gang. After an exhaustive world-wide search, Jeremy was chosen to star as Peter in P.J. Hogan's $100 million dollar version of Peter Pan. Jeremy competed at IMTA in Los Angeles in January of 2000 where he met his manager Mark Robert of MARK ROBERT MANAGEMENT.

Adrianne Palicki
And of course, IMTA alum Adrianne Palicki resumes her role, starring as Tyra Collette. Adrianne has been on Friday Night Lights since season one. Please see the post below for THAT IMTA BLOG's exclusive feature on Adrianne to read more about this talented gorgeous actress who competed at IMTA in 2001.

Be sure to watch Adrianne, Zach and Jeremy on
Friday Night Lights on NBC!

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