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New York Minute

Filming: July 21, 2003-present
Released: May 7, 2004
Directed By: Dennie Gordon
Genre: Action/Adventure/Comedy/Family

Mary-Kate Olsen . . . Roxanne "Roxy" Ryan
Ashley Olsen . . . Jane Ryan
Drew Pinsky . . . Mr. Ryan
Jared Padalecki . . . Trey
Riley Smith . . . Jim Wessler
Andy Richter (I) . . . Limo Driver/Hit Man
Eugene Levy (I) . . . Lomax
Andrea Martin (I) . . . Senator
Darrell Hammond . . . Business Executive
Suresh John . . . Deli Clerk
Mary Bond David . . . Beautician
Simple Plan

   Over a 24-hour period, 17-year-old sisters Jane and Roxy Ryan, adversaries, journey together from their Long Island home to New York, where overachiever Jane is due to deliver a speech to qualify for a prestigious college scholarship abroad. Meanwhile, laid-back punk rock rebel Roxy hopes to get backstage at an underground music video shoot for punk pop band Simple Plan so that she can slip her demo tape to the group. However, Roxy and Jane's plans go awry when a mix-up involving Jane's day planner lands them in the middle of a shady black-market transaction. Pursued by an overzealous truant officer and accused of kidnapping a dog belonging to a senator, the Ryan's must find a way to work together to thwart the forces threatening to jeopardize Jane's college dreams and ship Roxy off to a convent school.

01. This will be Mary-Kate and Ashley's first movie in theaters since It Takes Two in 1995.
02. The movie will be distributed by Warner Bros.
03. According to Robert Thorne, New York Minute will be geared toward people in their late teens and early twenties, as opposed to the preteen crowd that Mary-Kate and Ashley's direct-to-video movies have always attracted.