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The New Guy (7-May-2002)

Director: Ed Decter

Writer: David Kendall

Music by: Ralph Sall

Producers: Gordon Gray; Mark Ciardi; Todd Garner

Keywords: Comedy, Coming of Age, High School, Prison, Cheerleaders

An unpopular high schooler attempts to make a new identity for himself as a "cool kid" when he is expelled and serves time in prison.

ABSTRACT
Hapless high schooler Dizzy, fed up with being the target of campus bullies, ends up in prison when a bid to get expelled goes horribly awry. Taught the ways of "coolness" by inmate Luther, Dizzy starts a new life at a new high school as super-cool "Gil Harris", only to run into trouble once more when elements of his past resurface and threaten to blow his cover.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Kool Moe Dee
Rapper
8-Aug-1963   Rap artist
Zooey Deschanel
Actor
17-Jan-1980   New Girl
Illeana Douglas
Actor
25-Jul-1965   Grace of My Heart
Jermaine Dupri
Music Producer
23-Sep-1972   CEO of So So Def Records
Eliza Dushku
Actor
30-Dec-1980   Tru Calling
Kurt Fuller
Actor
16-Sep-1953   Joel on Better with You
M. C. Gainey
Actor
18-Jan-1948   Sideways
Kyle Gass
Musician
14-Jul-1960   Half of Tenacious D
Eddie Griffin
Comic
15-Jul-1968   Undercover Brother
David Hasselhoff
Actor
17-Jul-1952   Knight Rider, Baywatch
Tony Hawk
Skateboarder
12-May-1968   Pro skateboarder
Vanilla Ice
Rapper
31-Oct-1968   Ice Ice Baby
Tommy Lee
Drummer
3-Oct-1962   Mötley Crüe drummer
Geoffrey Lewis
Actor
31-Jul-1935   Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil
Lyle Lovett
Country Musician
1-Nov-1957   The Road to Ensenada
Jerry O'Connell
Actor
17-Feb-1974   Pete Kaczmarek in The Defenders
DJ Qualls
Actor
12-Jun-1978   Road Trip
Jai Rodriguez
TV Personality
22-Jun-1979   Culture Queer Eye guy
Valente Rodriguez
Actor
14-Feb-1961   Ernie on George Lopez
Henry Rollins
Musician
13-Feb-1961   Black Flag
Horatio Sanz
Comic
4-Jun-1969   Yet another SNL fat guy
Gene Simmons
Bassist
25-Aug-1949   Blood-spouting KISS bassist

CAST

DJ Qualls   ...   Dizzy
Eliza Dushku   ...   Danielle
Zooey Deschanel   ...   Nora
Lyle Lovett   ...   Bear
Jerod Mixon   ...   Kirk
Illeana Douglas   ...   Kiki Pierce
Parry Shen   ...   Glen
Kurt Fuller   ...   Mr. Undine
Julius Carry   ...   Coach
M. C. Gainey   ...   Clem
Eddie Griffin   ...   Luther
Sunny Mabrey   ...   Courtney
Ross Patterson   ...   Conner
Matt Gogin   ...   Ed Ligget
Horatio Sanz   ...   Dance Instructor
Tony Hawk   ...   Himself
Geoffrey Lewis   ...   Principal Zaylor
Charlie O'Connell   ...   Charlie
Gene Simmons   ...   Reverend
Tommy Lee   ...   Himself
Kool Moe Dee   ...   Ted
Jermaine Dupri   ...   Jermaine
Josh Todd   ...   Rudy
Henry Rollins   ...   Warden
Hans Stroble   ...   Dave
Charles Hutchison   ...   Lonnie
Avery Waddell   ...   Pete
Mike Erwin   ...   Travis
Bryan Schaible   ...   Mark
Jesse Castillo   ...   Gordon
Rachael E. Stevens   ...   Tina
Laura Clifton   ...   Emily
Conrad Goode   ...   Billy Ray
Jai Rodriguez   ...   Jose
Robert C. Anthony   ...   Damian
Matthew Lee Pelosi   ...   Young Dizzy
Ryan Waller   ...   Announcer
Kina Cosper   ...   Estelle
Vanilla Ice   ...   Music Store Employee
Bill Wolkoff   ...   Music Store Manager
Mike Wachs   ...   Henry
Pride Grinn   ...   Redneck
Kyle Gass   ...   Mr. Luberoff
Valente Rodriguez   ...   Ramone
Justine Johnston   ...   Mrs. Whitman
Billy F. Harden   ...   Choir Member
Joy Hadnott   ...   Carmen
Christie Abbott   ...   Christie
Cheerleaders
Meredith May   ...   Cheerleader
Andrea Ulmer   ...   Cheerleader
Saudia Rashed   ...   Cheerleader
Shana McClendon   ...   Cheerleader
Camille Chen   ...   Cheerleader
Jessica Hale   ...   Cheerleader
Kelly Bright   ...   Cheerleader
Kristen Anderson   ...   Cheerleader
Kellye Cunningham   ...   Cheerleader
David Hasselhoff   ...   Himself

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