Comedian Tony Cavalero Tapped To Star in New Nickelodeon Series “School of Rock”

Picture (Device Independent Bitmap) 3Nickelodeon and Paramount Television announced that actor/comedian Tony Cavalero will take on the beloved role of Dewey Finn, portrayed by Jack Black in the 2003 movie, in the upcoming musical-comedy TV series,School of Rock.
I am so honored to be part of the rad legacy that is SCHOOL OF ROCK, said Tony Cavalero. Jack Black is one of my biggest comedy influences and I am ready to shred!
School of Rock,set to air on Nickelodeon early 2015,will be a live-action series following a group of unconventional prep schoolers who are taught the joy of rock n roll by Dewey Finn, a down-on-his-luck rocker who poses as a substitute teacher at their school.
Cavalero has guest starred in television series includingModern Family, 2 Broke Girls, Hart of DixieandAdam Devines House Party.He stars as a series regular in the Glamour web seriesThe Single Lifeand in the WB/Maker Studios web seriesRobin Banks and the Bank Roberts.Cavalero, like many of the successful comedians who came before him, is currently a main company member at the legendary Los Angeles improv company,The Groundlings.
School of Rockis a Paramount Television production. The straight-to-series, 13-episode order, will be written by Jim and SteveArmogida (Crash & Bernstein, My Family), who will also serve as executive producers and show runners. The 2003 movies director RichardLinklaterand producer ScottRudinwill executive produce the television series.
Tony Cavalero is represented by Gersh and Truhett/Garcia Management. His attorneys are Cindy Farrelly Gesner and James Feldman.

Written by Juliet Schroder

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