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Friday, April 27, 2012

IMTA Alum Brandon Routh in Crooked Arrows!

The trailer for IMTA alum Brandon Routh's new feature film Crooked Arrows is out!  Brandon plays the lead character Joe Logan.  According to ,"The film centers on coach Joe Logan, who reluctantly leads a Native American high school team on their unlikely journey to the state lacrosse championship game against their prep school rivals.  Along the way, Joe and the team rediscover their connection to the spiritual tradition of the ancient sport of lacrosse.  Set in the diverse worlds of modern Native American culture and prep school lacrosse, Crooked Arrows offers moviegoers a new twist on a classic underdog sports story." Crooked Arrows received a standing ovation at a sneak preview recently.

Brandon Routh competed at IMTA during the New York, New York 1999 Convention. He was on the IMTA stage for Swimwear, Team Fashion, Runway and in acting competitions. IMTA insider scoop...he was known as BJ Routh then!

He had been scouted by Patrick Baca, who encouraged him to compete at IMTA. Brandon got lots of face time with the agents, managers and casting directors and ended up moving to Los Angeles. He signed with Mara Santino and Ryan Daly of Kazarian/Spencer & Associates. Routh was chosen for the role of Superman following an exhaustive search that spanned the United States, United Kingdom, Canada and Australia. Thousands of candidates were interviewed before the final selection was made.

Prior to his worldwide starring role as THE MAN OF STEEL, Routh was best known for his soap work, including roles on One Life to Live and the MTV nighttime soap, Undressed. He's also had guest-starring roles on Cold Case, Will & Grace, and Gilmore Girls.  He's also starred in Chuck and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.

Crooked Arrows will be released May 18th!

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