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The Louise Log to Return For Season 3 After Successful Crowdfunding

The critically acclaimed comedy web series ‘The Louise Log’ is set to return for a third season after receiving overwhelming fan support in a recent successful crowdfunding campaign. The crowdfunding raised over $22,000 for the Shorty Award-nominated show, which was created by Anne Flournoy.

The news of ‘The Louise Log’s return comes with the announcement of the casting of Morgan Hallett. The Broadway veteran, who has appeared in such shows as ‘Translations’ and ‘Long Day’s Journey Into Night,’ has stepped in as the new title character. The actress joins the series’ veteran cast, including Everett Quinton, Joseph Franchini, Jay Patterson, Wayne Maugans and Jayne Haynes.

Of Hallett’s casting, Flournoy said: “We knew last summer that the original Louise was not returning, that we’d have to recast and we did. But after one day of shooting with the ‘new’ Louise, it became clear that we needed to re-recast Louise-and on the double. Crew members had started booking other work and the production showed signs of crumbling. The next day Morgan Hallett walked in the door, a godsend – brilliant, beautiful, generous and wicked funny.”

‘The Louise Log’ is based on the inner life of a real New York City housewife. The title character is a Greenwich Village wife and mother, who has detoured from her life’s dream by the antics of her strong-willed relatives. The series became an underground favorite during its second season, and was praised by diverse supporters, including playwright eve Ensler and Roger Ebert.

Fans can watch the third season of ‘The Louise Log,’ which will release a new episode every month for at least ten months this year, on YouTube. The first episode is set to be released on January 30.

For more information on ‘The Louise Log,’ visit the show’s official website, as well as its Facebook and Twitter pages. Watch the trailer Flournoy has released for the upcoming third season below.

The Louise Log to Return For Season 3 After Successful Crowdfunding

Left to Right-Danusia Trevino, Everett Quinton, Morgan Hallett-Photo by Karen Sanderson

Written by: Karen Benardello

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As a life-long fan of entertainment, particularly films, television and music, and an endless passion for writing, Karen Benardello decided to combine the two for a career. She graduated from New York's LIU Post with a B.F.A in Journalism, Print and Electronic. While still attending college, Karen began writing for Shockya during the summer of 2007, when she began writing horror movie reviews. Since she began writing for Shockya, Karen has been promoted to the position of Senior Movies & Television Editor. Some of her duties in the position include interviewing filmmakers and musicians, producing posts on celebrity news and contributing reviews on albums and concerts. Some of her highlights include attending such festivals and conventions as the Tribeca Film Festival, the New York Film Festival, SXSW, Toronto After Dark, the Boston Film Festival and New York Comic-Con.

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