She is also known for the Sundance Grand Jury Prize award winning documentary, “The Wolfpack.” In the last decade she has been working with short-form storytelling for publications such as Vice and The New York Times, where she created a series called “Something Big, Something Small,” featuring talent such as Pharrell Williams and Shepard Fairey. Moselle’s Sundance film ”Skate Kitchen” was distributed by Magnolia. Most recently she directed a documentary short series for National Geographic entitled “Our Dream of Water” about women dealing with water crisis in Haiti, Peru and Kenya.
Now titled "Betty," the series is set against the backdrop of New York City and will follow a diverse group of young women navigating their lives through the predominantly male oriented world of skateboarding. HBO has given the half-hour show a six episode order. Development on the series was originally announced in December. Production is currently underway in New York.
Moselle is repped by UTA and Granderson Des Rochers LLP. Arfin is repped by Artists-First Management, and Ginsburg Daniels.” />
Lovelace, also a Skate Kitchen member in real life, has appeared in "That One Day" and in the Facebook Watch series "Strangers." She has modeled for G-star Raw, Nike, Adidas, and for Target and Walmart campaigns. She is repped by Untitled Entertainment and Granderson Des Rochers LLP.
Vinberg's other roles include the short film "That One Day," which was also inspired by the real-life Skate Kitchen, of which Rachelle is a founding member. She is repped by ICM, Untitled Entertainment, and Granderson Des Rochers LLP She has also modeled for Free People, Old Navy, Adidas, Target, Nike, and Volcom.
Moonbear is also a Skate Kitchen member who starred in "That One Day." She has modeled for Reebok, Target, Walmart and for an Apple print shoot. She is repped by Anti-Agency, Untitled Entertainment, and Granderson Des Rochers LLP.
Prior to her career in television, Lesley was the author of the Vice Magazine column “Dear Diary.” She was also editor-in-chief of Missbehave, a women’s magazine based in Brooklyn. The show ran for three seasons. Arfin co-created the Netflix series “Love” along with Judd Apatow and Paul Rust. Her other TV credits include “Brooklyn Nine Nine,” “Awkward,” and being on the original writing staff of HBO’s “Girls”.
"Skate Kitchen" stars Rachelle Vinberg, Nina Moran, Moonbear, Dede Lovelace, and Ajani Russell will star in the series, reprising their roles from the film. Arfin Material and Untitled Entertainment will produce for HBO. Michael Sherman and Matthew Perniciaro of Bow & Arrow Entertainment and Rodrigo Teixeira of RT Features will co-executive produce. Crystal Moselle, who directed and co-wrote "Skate Kitchen," will write, direct, and executive produce "Betty." Lesley Arfin will also write and executive produce. Igor Srubshchik and Jason Weinberg will also executive produce, with Isabella Tzenkova of Kotva Films and Lizzie Nastro producing.
Russell, another Skate Kitchen member, appeared in "That One Day" and in modeling campaigns for Versace, Yeezy Season 3, Nordstrom, Wet n Wild, and Nike. She is repped by Untitled Entertainment and Granderson Des Rochers LLP.
HBO has given a series order to a comedy series based on the film "Skate Kitchen."
She is repped by Untitled Entertainment and Granderson Des Rochers LLP. She also organizes girls' skate clinics to encourage other women to start skating. Moran also appeared in "That One Day" and is also a founding member of Skate Kitchen. She is an activist and spoke at TEDxTeen about being a woman in skateboarding.

Sources tell Variety that Smith and Lawrence had been doing chemistry tests with talent for four new roles with Ludwig, Hudgens, and Melton coming out on top. A villain role is still being sorted out.
Alexander Ludwig, Vanessa Hudgens, and Charles Melton are on board to join Will Smith and Martin Lawrence in Sony's "Bad Boys 4 Life," sources tell Variety.
Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah are on hand to direct the sequel from a script by Peter Craig ("The Hunger Games: Mockingjay," "Transformers") with Joe Carnahan also doing a rewrite. Chris Bremmer is the current writer.
Joe Pantoliano is on board to return as Captain Howard.
Melton can currently be seen as Reggie on CW's "Riverdale" and previously appeared in "American Horror Story" and "Glee."
After breaking out as the villain Cato in "The Hunger Games," Ludwig has been a rising star with roles in "Lone Survivor" and "Grown Ups 2." Following the show's impressive first season, Ludwig would go on to join the cast of History Channel's "Vikings" and is currently one of the leads of the series, which is currently in its sixth season.
Doug Belgrad will also produce, as will Smith. Jerry Bruckheimer returns as producer. Barry Waldman, Mike Stenson, Chad Oman, and James Lassiter are executive producers.
Hudgens and Melton are repped by CAA and Untitled Entertainment.” /> Ludwig is repped by UTA, Untitled Entertainment, and Martin Management.
Hudgens, Ludwig, and Melton play a modern, highly specialized police unit that collides with the old school Bad Boys (Smith and Lawrence) when a new threat emerges in Miami. The pic will go before cameras next month and is slated for theatrical release Jan. 17, 2020.
Hudgens has been busy as of late, most recently starring in the Netflix film "The Princess Switch," and can be seen next in the comedy "Second Act" opposite Jennifer Lopez. 27. In 2019, she can be seen in the Netflix thriller "Polar" and also has the next Fox live event, "Rent: Live," which premieres on Jan.