Thursday, June 9, 2011

Old Dogs & New Tricks Pilot Debuts Online July 30

Old Dogs & New Tricks, the new web series created and co-produced by Leon about four gay friends stumbling through middle age in West Hollywood, will premiere online Saturday, July 30 at 8 p.m.

Leon, Curt Bonnem, Jeffrey Patrick Olson & David Pevsner star as the four friends; Amanda Abel and Ryland Shelton play supporting roles.  Zay Roque and Anthony Rockwell appear in guest star roles in the pilot.

Developed for the web and directed by Arvin Bautista, the show is a fast-paced, serialized comedy that pokes fun at the issues of aging, especially in a youth-obsessed environment such as Los Angeles.
"I can't believe, less than a year after I wrote it, we have the pilot shot and almost ready to share.  The entire experience -- pre-production, shooting -- has been an absolute blast.   We have a great team," says Leon.

Producers will use the pilot to raise funds for the series, which they hope to begin shooting before the end of the year.  

You can watch the pilot at the show's official site ( or on it's YouTube channel (