Who stars in the Apple TV+ series based on Paralympian Josh Sundquist’s novel?
The next Apple TV+ show from Matt Fleckenstein, Best foot forward, is set to follow 12-year-old Josh (Logan Marmino) as he goes to college for the first time. The intriguing series, based on the novel Do not fall by Paralympic athlete Josh Sundquist, is eager to dismantle disability stereotypes and provide plenty of entertainment at the same time.
Best foot forward is based on a young boy who lost his left leg to a rare type of cancer known as Ewing’s sarcoma. After years of being homeschooled, enthusiastic Josh is ready to step into the bustling world of middle school, trying to make up for all the lost time while not letting his disability shape everything about him.
The series is led by a horde of talented actors led by 12-year-old Logan Marmino. Read on to find out who stars in Apple TV’s latest production.
The actors you can expect to see on Best foot forward
Logan Marmino as Josh Dubin
Newcomer Logan Marmino plays the series protagonist. Being a disabled person, Marmino said he shared a lot with Josh Dubin’s character. Marmino also has no legs.
Marmino hasn’t appeared anywhere before. Her only work in the entertainment industry was her brief appearance on Paltrocast with Darren Paltrowitz in 2020. Her appearance in the trailer is absolutely stunning, and the little star looks set to take on the world with her portrayal of Josh.
Stephen Schneider as Gary Dubin
The role of Gary Dubin is the familiar face of Stephen Schneider. The Massachusetts-born actor is best known for his work in Bumblebee (2018). He has worked as both an actor and a writer. He was also the creator of the comedy sketch website thebsquad.com.
His other notable works include vast city (2014) and you are the worst (2014).
Peyton Jackson as Kyle
The young and incredibly talented Peyton Jackson will play the role of Kyle in Best foot forward. Active on the circuit since the age of two, Jackson made his big debut with no one is fooled. He went on to work for a surprisingly large number of hit shows and movies, a remarkable achievement for someone so young.
His other notable works include First Christmas, respect, the resident, the more they fall, and American refugee.
Other cast members of Best foot forward
The other cast members of Best foot forward include Joy Suprano, Bridget Kallal, Trinity Jo-Li Bliss, Roger Dale Floyd, Romy Fay, Liam Kyle, Isabella Meneses, Mia Davila, Waverly Corinne Meier, Brian Stepanek, Tristan Riggs, Rizwan Manji, Bella Blanding and Emma Vivien Garcia.
Josh Sundquist, the author of the book the show is based on, is also mentioned in the acting credits. Maybe he could make a special appearance at some point in the series.
When Best foot forward go out?
The next Apple TV+ show will premiere on July 22, 2022, with its first episode. The show is expected to be a ten-episode affair, but luckily for the viewers, the platform decided to drop all the episodes all at once. This show might just turn out to be a perfect weekend binge for most viewers.