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VIDEO: Season One Trailer - New Web Series '80/20'

Sunnyside Films and Windrider Entertainment present the brand new web series "80/20" co-created, written and starring Vayu O'Donnell (Golden Boy, Man and Boy) and Christopher Oscar Peña with music by Evan Olson, whose music has been featured on "Sex And The City," "Law & Order," "Ugly Betty," "Friday Night Lights" and MTV's "The Hills." The Season One trailer is now available online in anticipation of the Monday, March 18 season release. Watch it below!

Directed by Wendy McClellan Anderson (Brave No World, Or), with Editing by Christopher Gerson. The cast will feature Vayu O'Donnell, Christopher Oscar Peña, Matthew Rauch ("The Wolf of Wall Street," "Banshee"), Shannon Esper ("Coming Up Roses" w/ Bernadette Peters, "Open Five"), Michael Izquierdo ("The Wolf of Wall Street," Mother Courage w/ Meryl Streep), Michael Crane ("Damages," "Kings"), Lucas Near-Verbrugghe ("Our Idiot Brother", Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson), Jennifer Ikeda ("SMASH", Top Girls) and Victor Williams ("The King of Queens"). Completing the cast of season one is Leigh Dunham, Stephanie Jane Fieger (The Common Pursuit), Cassandra Freeman ("Single Ladies", "Inside Man"), Lauren Holmes (The Talls), Armando Riesco ("Garden State," Water By the Spoonful), Livingston Rooth (All In the Timing, Blood And Gifts), Lee Aaron Rosen (The Normal Heart, Gabriel), Rachel Spencer-Hewitt ("Return to the Hiding Place," Civil War Christmas) and Amirah Vahn ("Once More with Feeling").

A (completely straight) man is hard to find. "80/20" follows Jesse on a journey of self-discovery trying to figure out what it means to be a "real" man in the new century, forming new relationships, falling in love, and making connections in the most surprising places. When his tight-knit social circle questions his sexuality, it leaves the questions: "am I really straight" or "am I straight enough?" If everyone has their own percentage of straight to gay, what's yours?

Vayu O'Donnell, co-creator and writer, holds a BA from Yale University and a MFA from the NYU Graduate Acting program. His film and television credits include "I Just Want My Pants Back," "The Weekend," "People You May Know" and "A Beautiful Mind." His Broadway credits include Golden Boy (Lincoln Center) and Man and Boy (Roundabout). Additionally, he has been seen in Dance Dance Revolution (Les Freres), Perfect Harmony (Clurman Theater), Jester's Dead (The PIT), L(y)re (Ars Nova), Desperate Writers (Union Sq. Theater), Tales From the Tunnel (Bleeker St. Theater), The Picture of Dorian Gray (Theater Row), Two Gentlemen of Verona (Poor Tom Productions), Edward II, Tamburlaine The Great (Shakespeare Theater D.C.), Midsummer Night Dream (Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey), Of Mice and Men (Cleveland Playhouse/Buffalo Studio Arena), Sweet Bird of Youth and Harmonious Pimps of Harmony (Williamstown).
Christopher Oscar Peña, co-creator and writer, is a playwright from California who holds a BA in Dramatic Arts from UC Santa Barbara and an MFA in Dramatic Writing from the NYU Graduate Playwriting program. He is the Lark Play Development Center's 2012 Van Lier Fellow, and is currently working on a commission for the Goodman Theatre, where he is also in residence as a member of their Playwrights Unit. He was an Emerging Artist fellow at New York Theatre Workshop and was the recipient of the Latino Playwrights Award from the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. His work has been developed or seen at The Public Theater, Two River Theater, New York Stage and Film with the Lark, Ars Nova, NYU Grad, INTAR, Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, The Flea, the Ontological Hysteric Incubator, Rising Circle, Pavement Group (Chicago), Son of Semele (LA) and the New York Theatre Workshop. His plays include Maelstrom, L(y)re, However Long the Night, I Wonder if it's Possible to Have a Love Affair that Lasts Forever? or Things I Found on Craigs List, Icarus Burns, The Suicide Tapes, Alone Above a Raging Sea and A Cautionary Tail.

For additional information on "80/20," visit www.8020show.com.



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