iPOP Alumni Ashley Argota is set to star in a new comedy thriller alongside Modern Family actress Ariel Winter. The film Don’t Log Off, which takes place during the early days if the COVID-19 quarantine will begin production soon. An indie feature, directed by the Baer Brothers also stars Luke Benward, Brielle Barbusca, and Sterling Beaumon among others. This will be the feature film directorial debut for the Baer Brothers.
Deadline was the first to report news of the film which joins a new category of other quarantine centered projects underworks. Michael Bay’s Songbird and Freeform’s Love in the Time of Quarantine are also finding inspiration in the current global state.
The plot of the thriller revolves around a group of friends attending a virtual surprise party when suddenly the birthday girl goes missing. Ariel Winter also serves as one of the producers alongside co-stars Beaumon and Benward.
Ashley Argota got her start after attending iPOP LA, the twice-annual LA-based event. At eleven years old, she toured in Disney’s hit Broadway musical, The Lion King, as Young Nala. She is best known for her work on Nickelodeon and Disney Channel on shows such as True Jackson, VP, How To Build A Better Boy, Lab Rats and Freeform’s The Fosters. In between filming, she can be seen performing live on stage in Los Angeles, CA.
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