Expecting Amish

Expecting Amish is a 2014 American television drama film produced and directed by Richard Gabai. It stars AJ Michalka, Jesse McCartney,[1] Alyson Stoner,[2] Cayden Boyd, Aurelia Scheppers, and Avery Kristen Pohl.[3][4][5]

Expecting Amish
Expecting Amish poster
Written by
  • Samantha DiPippo
  • Scott Durdan
Directed byRichard Gabai
Music bySean Murray
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
  • Michael Amato
  • John Constantine
  • Richard Gabai
CinematographyScott Peck
Editor(s)Jeff Murphy
Running time120 minutes
Production company(s)Check Entertainment
Original networkLifetime
Original release
  • July 19, 2014



The film premiered on Lifetime Network on July 19, 2014, by Check Entertainment.


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  2. ^ "Alyson Stoner in 'Expecting Amish'". TVGrape Vine. Retrieved 8 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Expecting Amish Sure Did Take Its Time". Crushable.com. Retrieved 8 April 2017.
  4. ^ Rosenfeld, Laura. "'Expecting Amish' Combines 'Breaking Amish,' Disney Stars, & Lifetime — What's Not To Like?". Bustle.com. Retrieved 8 April 2017.
  5. ^ "'Expecting Amish' on Lifetime". Family Choice Awards. Retrieved 8 April 2017.
AJ Michalka

Amanda Joy Michalka ( mee-SHAH-kah; born April 10, 1991) is an American actress, singer-songwriter, and musician. She was a model before becoming an actress, and is best known as one-half of the duo Aly and AJ (formerly 78Violet) with her sister Aly Michalka. AJ recorded the theme song and accompanying music video for the film Secretariat, titled "It's Who You Are". She also issued a single and video called "All I've Ever Needed" from her 2013 film Grace Unplugged. She has also had a successful acting career, and after two seasons in a recurring role as Lainey Lewis on the ABC sitcom The Goldbergs, she had been promoted to a regular role on the series for the third season. However, Michalka was demoted to recurring status for the fifth season as her character went to college and thus was in fewer story-lines. She stars with her Goldbergs colleagues Tim Meadows and Bryan Callen in a spin-off Schooled airing since January 2019. Michalka also has a lead role in the critically acclaimed Netflix series She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, in which she voices Catra, the former best friend and current rival to She-Ra.

Alyson Stoner

Alyson Rae Stoner (born August 11, 1993) is an American actress, singer, dancer and model. Stoner is best known for her roles in Cheaper by the Dozen (2003), Cheaper by the Dozen 2 (2005), The Suite Life of Zack & Cody (2005–2007) and the Step Up series (2006, 2010, 2014).

She has been a dancer for several artists, such as Missy Elliott, Eminem, Kumbia Kings, Outkast and Will Smith. Stoner is also known for hosting Disney Channel's Mike's Super Short Show (2001–2007) and for voicing Isabella Garcia-Shapiro in Phineas and Ferb (2007–2015).

Brian Krause

Brian Jeffrey Krause (born February 1, 1969) is an American actor. He is known for his role as Leo Wyatt on The WB television series Charmed (1998–2006) and for portraying the lead role of Charles Brady in the 1992 horror film Sleepwalkers.

Cayden Boyd

Cayden Boyd (born May 24, 1994) is an American actor. He is best known for his child roles as Max in Robert Rodriguez's 2005 film The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl and Ben Reynolds in the 2007 film Have Dreams, Will Travel.

Doc Savage

Doc Savage is a fictional character originally published in American pulp magazines during the 1930s and 1940s. He was created by publisher Henry W. Ralston and editor John L. Nanovic at Street & Smith Publications, with additional material contributed by the series' main writer, Lester Dent. The illustrations were by Walter Baumhofer, Paul Orban, Emery Clarke, Modest Stein, and Robert G. Harris.

The heroic-adventure character would go on to appear in other media, including radio, film, and comic books, with his adventures reprinted for modern-day audiences in a series of paperback books, which had sold over 20 million copies by 1979. Into the 21st century, Doc Savage has remained a nostalgic icon in the U.S., referenced in novels and popular culture. Longtime Marvel Comics editor Stan Lee has credited Doc Savage as being the forerunner to modern superheroes.

Jean-Luc Bilodeau

Jean-Luc Bilodeau (born November 4, 1990) is a Canadian actor who has been acting since 2004. He is best known for his role as Ben Wheeler in the ABC Family channel program Baby Daddy.

Bilodeau has also appeared in films and television series such as Ill Fated, Trick 'r Treat, 16 Wishes, Kyle XY, No Ordinary Family and Best Player. He was also in Emmalyn Estrada's music video "Don't Make Me Let You Go" and plays Jeremy in the movie LOL.

Jesse McCartney

Jesse McCartney (born April 9, 1987) is an American singer, songwriter, and actor. He achieved fame in the late 1990s on the daytime drama All My Children as JR Chandler. He later joined boy band Dream Street, and eventually branched out into a solo musical career. Additionally, McCartney has appeared on shows such as Law & Order: SVU, Summerland, and Greek. McCartney also is known for lending his voice as Theodore in Alvin and the Chipmunks and its sequels, as well as voicing Robin/Nightwing in Young Justice and Roxas and Ventus in the video game series Kingdom Hearts developed by Square Enix.

Ron Ely

Ronald Pierce Ely (born June 21, 1938) is an American actor and novelist born in Hereford, Texas and raised in Amarillo.

Ely is best known for having portrayed Tarzan on the 1966 NBC series Tarzan and for playing the lead role in the film Doc Savage: The Man of Bronze (1975).

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