Love By The 10th Date

love-on-the-10th-datea/k/a The 10th Date

Release Date:  1/28/17; Lifetime
Genre:  Comedy/Romance
Rating:  NR
Director:  Nzingha Stewart
Studio(s):  Silver Screen Pictures, Lifetime Television.

Cast:  Meagan Good (Gabrielle Fateful), Brandon T. Jackson (Dante), Kellee Stewart (Nell), Keri Hilson (Billie), Kelly Rowland (Margot Scotts), Andra Fuller (Chris Kellman), Cat Deeley (Maureen), Black Shakespeare (Big Stunna), Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman (Freddy Mitchell), Christian Keyes (Kevin).

Story:  Love By The 10th Date follows Gabby, Nell, Billie and Margot who balance their dating adventures alongside their career ambitions at an upscale digital magazine in Los Angeles, under the watchful eye of their editor.  Inspired by the site’s relationship advice column to find the one, Gabby and Nell embark on their own journeys towards the elusive 10th date, the dating world’s Holy Grail when it comes to commitment. Meanwhile, Billie finds herself at a major crossroads in her marriage and Margot unsuccessfully tries to fight her growing attraction to a famously controversial reggae musician she is assigned to interview. As the ladies navigate the ups and downs of modern dating, romance, exes and friendships, they learn what they really want out of life and love.  Source:  Lifetime.  Photo Source:  That Grape Juice.

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Christmas Swap, The

the-christmas-swapRelease Date:  2016; TV One
Genre:  Family/Holiday
Rating:  NR
Director:  Jerry LaMothe
Studio(s):   Swirl Films; TV One.
Cast:   Dondre Whitfield (Gerry Craig), Christian Keyes (Ellis Craig), Stella Doyle (Clara Craig), Diallo Thompson (Junior), Delpaneaux Wills (Paul), Chris Whitley (Josh), Tracey Heggins (Mia).

Story:  A down-on-his-luck single father (Dondré T. Whitfield) questions his decision to give up his dreams to take care of his ailing mother.  A Christmas miracle gives him a glimpse of what his life would have been like if he’d made a different choice.  The ensemble cast includes Christian Keyes, Tracey Heggins, Stella Doyle, Diallo Thompson, Delpaneaux Wills, and Chris Whitley.  Source(s):   TV One; Style Magazine.

What She Wants For Christmas

What She Wants For Christmas
Release Date:  2012
Genre:  Family/Holiday
Rating:  NR
Running Time:  90 mins.
Studio:  Throne Productions; Entertainment One
Director:  Jason Hewitt

Cast:  Brianna Dufrene, Denise Boutte, Christian Keyes, Jackie Long, Lily Hewitt.

Story:  Ten year-old Abigail has written to the North Pole and asked for something very special this year something she’s kept secret from her mother. But when Abigail discovers that Santa hasn’t brought her special gift, she activates her back-up plan and captures jolly St. Nick. Source: Amazon.

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No More Mr. Nice Guy

No More Mr. Nice Guy stillRelease Date:  4/9/18
Genre:  Action/Thriller
Rating:  NR
Running Time:  Unknown
Studio(s):  Tri Destined Studios, Urban Books Media.
Director: Trey Haley
Writers:  Stephanie Covington, Carl Weber.

Cast:  Christian Keyes (Niles Monroe), LisaRaye McCoy (Bridget St. John), Luke Goss (Johnathan Dotson), Miguel A. Núñez, Jr. (Willie Monroe), Sean Ringgold (Robert ‘Majestic’ Moss), Valarie Pettiford (Lorna Monroe), Roger Guenveur Smith (El Gato), Lamman Rucker (Bruce Wright), Erica Hubbard (Keisha Smalls), Derrick Simmons (Fight Well).

Story:  A former military expert is blackmailed into becoming a hit man. He has to do everything in his power to escape special ops to get his life back. Source(s): IMDB, Movie.info.  Photo source:  Tracthertrailher.com.

The Man in 3B

The Man In 3BRelease Date:  2015
Genre:  Drama/Mystery
Rating:  NR
Studio(s): Tri Destined Studios; Urban Books Media.
Running Time: 93 mins.
Director: Trey Haley
Cast:  Lamman Rucker (Darryl Graham), Christian Keyes (Slim), Brely Evans (Connie), D.B. Woodside (Detective Thomas), Nafessa Williams (Krystal), Kellita Smith (Detective Anderson), Anthony Montgomery (Avery), Billy Dee Williams (Cain), James Black (Ben), Robert Ri’chard (Benny), Jackée Harry (Miss Bertha), Trisha Mann (Nancy), Olivia Longott (Jerri), Marla Gibbs (Ms. Mamie).

Story:  The story follows Daryl Graham who has just moved into a Jamaica, Queens apartment building. His neighbors – male and female alike – can’t stop talking about him. He quickly becomes intertwined in each of the tenants’ lives and things seem to be going well, but when a murder happens in the building everyone becomes a prime suspect. The movie is based on the New York Times bestselling novel The Man In 3B by Carl Weber. Source(s): Monsters and Critics; PAFF.org.

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The Preacher’s Son

Drama in the Church

Release Date:  3/3/17; Netflix
Genre:  Drama
Rating:  NR
Running Time:  110 mins.
Studio: Tri Destined Studios, Urban Books Media
Director: Trey Haley

Cast: Christian Keyes (Dante Wilson), Clifton Powell (Bishop T.K. Wilson), Valarie Pettiford (First Lady Charlene Wilson), Drew Sidora (Tanisha), Vanessa Bell Calloway (Elena), Kellita Smith (Anita Emerson), Jaleel White (James Black), Anthony Montgomery (Reverend Reynolds), James Black (Deacon Emerson).

Details: This film is the first of New York Times bestselling author, Carl Weber’s “Drama in the Church” trilogy – The Preacher’s Son, The Choir Director and The First Lady.

Story:  Bishop T.K. Wilson, his wife and two children are a respectable family in their community. Yet the Wilson kids are fighting temptations and son Dante has thoughts other than taking over his father’s church. Source: IMDB.  Photo Source:  Facebook.

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We Are Family

We Are FamilyRelease Date:  10/24/16
Genre: Comedy/Drama
Rating: TBA
Running Time: Unknown
Studio: Tri Destined Independent
Director: Trey Haley
Cast: Monique Coleman (Elise)
Chyna Layne (Shee-Lee)
Christian Keyes (Bradley)
Lew Temple (Norm)
Rey Valentin (Cohen)
Serein Wu (Toi Lin)
RonReaco Lee (Attorney Bray)

Story:  Six strangers are invited to a mysterious home. With nothing in common, they soon find out that they are actually brothers and sisters. The father they never knew about has died. As a part of his last will and testament, he will spread his millions equally amongst them, if they are willing to spend the next 24 hours together. All hell is about to break loose. (Synopsis adapted from IMDB).