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Release Date:  3/14/20; BET & BET Her Genre:  Drama/Romance Rating:  NR Director(s):  Cas Sigers-Beedles Studio(s):  Nina Holiday Entertainment Running Time:   87 mins. Cast:  Essence Atkins (Wren), Keith Robinson (Cameron), Matt Cedeño (Mars), Kerri J. Baldwin (Tea Cup), Franceli Chapman (Viv), Imani Duckett (Luna), Marquita Goings (Courtney), Jason Graham (Ed), Chantal Maurice (Kendall), Roxzane T. Mims (Ruth),…

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Same Difference

Release Date:  6/12/19 – 6/16/19; American Black Film Festival Genre:  Mystery Rating:  NR Director/Writer:  Derege Harding Studio(s):   Datari Turner Productions Running Time:  88 mins. Cast:  Essence Atkins, Terrence Jenkins, Edwina Findley, Demetrius Shipp, Jr., Melvin Gregg, Ginger Gonzaga, Page Kennedy, Kandi Burruss, Affion Crockett, Lew Temple. Story:   Same Difference follows a young woman named Tonya…

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Illicit

Release Date:  5/23/17 (VOD & DVD) Genre:  Thriller Rating:  NR Running Time:  120 mins. Director:  Corey Grant Studio(s):   New Breed Entertainment, Breaking Glass Pictures Cast:  David Ramsey, Shireen Crutchfield, Mckinley Freeman, Michele Weaver, Lanett Tachel, Tank, Essence Atkins, Dionne Gipson, Dean Cain, Vivica A. Fox. Story:  Sasha and Guy’s marriage is tested when they are…

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Girlfriends’ Getaway 2

Release Date:  6/14/15 (American Black Film Festival); 8/29/15 (TV One) Genre:  Drama/Comedy Rating:  NR Running Time:  84 mins. Studio:  Unknown Director:  Roger Bobb  Cast:  Garcelle Beauvais, Terri J. Vaughn, Essence Atkins, Malinda Williams, Stephen Bishop, Khalil Kane. Story:  Girlfriends’ Getaway 2 reunites actresses Garcelle Beauvais, Malinda Williams, Terri J. Vaughn, and Essence Atkins from the original…

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My Other Mother

Release Date:  9/21/14 (Made-For-TV, UPTV) Genre:  Drama Cast:  Lynn Whitfield, Essence Atkins, GregAlan Williams, Jasmine Guy, Angie Stone Story:  Candace “Candy” Meyers (Essence Atkins) is a successful anchor on a top-rated national magazine show. Fiercely independent and committed to her job, Candy doesn’t make many friends with her demanding, gruff nature. In fact, her only…

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Girlfriends’ Getaway

Release Date:  8/30/14; TV One Genre:  Drama/Comedy Rating:  Not Available Running Time:  Not Available Studio(s):  Bobbcat Films, Nina Holiday Entertainment Director:  Roger M. Bobb Cast:  Garcelle Beauvais (Vicky Holmes), Terri J. Vaughn (Sophie), Malinda Williams, Essence Atkins. Details:  Vicky Holmes, a successful business owner, is outwardly hitting a stride in love and life. However, just days…

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