BSO was on hand Monday night for the premiere and red carpet to promote TV One original movie MEDIA, a story that stars are describing as Empire meets The Godfather.
The story focuses on the Jones family, who owns and operates JUMP, a dynasty that has dominated the national urban media scene for years. Between affairs and conspiracies, backdoor deals, fierce rivalries and even muder, the Jones family is doing everything they can to stop anyone or anything trying to tear them apart.
Pooch Hall, who portrays Clay Jones, stopped to chat with BSO on the red carpet and describes the project as ‘Empire’ meets ‘The Godfather.’ Rounding out the talented the cast are Penny Johnson Jerald (Castle, 24), Brian White (Scandal, Chicago Fire, Stomp the Yard), Gary Dourdan (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Jumping the Broom), Stephen Bishop (Being Mary Jane, Moneyball, Battleship), Pooch Hall (The Game, Ray Donovan), Chrystee Pharris (Passions, Scrubs), Blue Kimble (Fast Five, Devious Maids), Finesse Mitchell (Roadies, SNL, Brothers in Atlanta), Denise Boutte (Meet the Browns, For the Love of Ruth), Jimmy Gonzales (Taken 3, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For), Stelio Savante (The Making of the Mob: New York, Ugly Betty), Jillian Reeves de Ortiz (Let’s Talk, The 12th Night), Jasmine Kaur and Dane Kirby (Returned).
MEDIA Premiers February 25, 2017.
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