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|Born||Cassandra Lynn Scerbo
March 30, 1990
Long Island, New York, U.S.
|Residence||Los Angeles, California, U.S.|
|Occupation||Actress, singer, dancer|
|Partner(s)||Cody Longo (2010)|
Cassandra Lynn "Cassie" Scerbo (born March 30, 1990) is an American actress, singer and dancer. She is best known for her roles as Brooke in Bring It On: In It to Win It (2007), as Lauren Tanner in Make It or Break It (2009–2012) and Nova in Sharknado (2013).
Life and career
Scerbo was born in Long Island, New York. She is of Italian ancestry. Scerbo was also raised in Michigan where she cheered for her junior high school squad in Shelby Township. In 2006, Scerbo successfully auditioned for the Music Girl Group Slumber Party Girls. Scerbo was chosen as one of the five members out of over 1,000 fellow applicants. In September 2006 the group hosted the Children's Music television series Dance Revolution which promoted nutrition and fitness to children. Slumber Party Girls original songs was dominantly featured through the series run. The groups debut album Dance Revolution was released but failed to chart. The series was not renewed for a second season. In the midst of 2007 as the group began working on their sophomore record the group was confirmed to have split. That same year Scerbo signed a solo-recording contract with Geffen Records. Her three original songs Betcha Don't Know, Sugar and Spice and Top Of The World were all released to iTunes in 2008.
In 2007, Universal Pictures green-lit a planned fourth installment of the Bring It On trilogy with Cassie confirmed to star. Cassie portrayed the role of Brooke the team captain of the East Coast Jets Cheerleading squad who have won three-years in a row at Camp Spirit-Thunder. It was released Straight-to-DVD in December 2007 to generally negative reviews from critics. That same year Scerbo appeared in the Disney Channel television pilot Arwin!. The pilot was filmed in late 2006 but was not picked up by Disney Channel.
In September 2008, Scerbo appeared alongside Missi Pyle and Emily Osment in the Straight-to-DVD Comedy film Soccer Mom. In June 2009 Scerbo appeared in the ABC Family Teen Drama television series Make It or Break It which premiered to 2.5 million viewers and mixed reviews from critics. Scerbo portrays the role of a skilled gymnast named Lauren Tanner who aspires to make it to the Olympic Games. Due to the series success ABC Family ordered an additional 10-episodes bringing the first season episode count to 20-episodes. In January 2012 ABC Family renewed the series for a third and final season. The series finale "United Stakes" aired in May 2012. Scerbo has appeared in 47-episodes of the series. In April 2010 Scerbo appeared with her Make It or Break It Cast Mate Chelsea Hobbs in an episode of CSI: Miami.
In June 2011, Scerbo was confirmed to star as the protagonist in the ABC Family Original Film Teen Spirit. Scerbo portrays the role of the Queen Bee of high school who is electrified to death and is not allowed to enter Heaven unless she helps the schools most unpopular girl become Prom Queen. Filming took place in Wilmington, North Carolina. The film premiered in August 2011 on ABC Family. It was announced that Cassie is the godmother to Tiffany Thornton's son. In 2013, Scerbo appeared in the Syfy original movie Sharknado as bartender Nova.
|2005||Hitters Anonymous||Young Leah|
|2006–2007||Dance Revolution||Slumber Party Girl||Main Cast|
|2007||Natural Born Komics||Montana|
|2007||Arwin!||Cassie||Main Cast (not picked up)|
|2007||Bring It On: In It to Win It||Brooke||ABC Family Original Movie|
|2008||Mother Goose Parade||TV Movie|
|2009–2012||Make It or Break It||Lauren Tanner||Main Cast|
|2010||CSI: Miami||Hilary Swanson||Episode: "Spring Breakdown"|
|2010||Sym-Bionic Titan||Kimmy / Tiffany(voice)||Episode: "Showdown at Sherman High"|
|2011||A Holiday Heist||Kate|
|2011||Not Another Not Another Movie||Ursula|
|2011||Bench Seat||Girl||Short Film|
|2011||Teen Spirit||Amber||ABC Family Original Movie|
|2012||Music High||Candi Piper|
|2012||Hot in Cleveland||Lindsay||Episode: "Method Man"|
|2012–2013||Randy Cunningham: 9th Grade Ninja||Heidi Wienerman(voice)||Secondary character|
|2013||Isolated||Ambassador for Peace|
|2013||Sharknado||Nova||Syfy Original Movie|
|2013||Bering Sea Beast||Donna||Syfy Original Movie|
|2013||Take a Chance||Post-production|
- 2006: Dance Revolution (album)
||This article uses bare URLs for citations, which may be threatened by link rot. (August 2013)|
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- "‘Spring Breakdown’, ‘Redemptio’ & ‘Field Mice’ Official Details « CSI Files". Csifiles.com. 2010-04-11. Retrieved 2012-12-30.
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- "New ABC Family movie begins production in Wilmington | WWAY NewsChannel 3 | Wilmington, NC News". Wwaytv3.com. 2011-02-16. Retrieved 2012-12-30.
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