Release Date: 11/17/2018 – BET;
11/19/18 – Digital & VOD
Director: Chris Stokes
Studio(s): Footage Films
Running Time: Unknown
Cast: Tasha Smith, RonReaco Lee, Telma Hopkins
Story: Brenda Harper (Tasha Smith) recently suffered the loss of her husband from a sudden death. Newly widowed, taking care of her teenage daughter and ailing mother (Telma Hopkins), Brenda is the sole beneficiary of her husband’s assets, which include millions of dollars, property, and most importantly, a secret file that she has yet to discover. Brenda finds out from her husband’s closest friend, Cain (RonReaco Lee) that the file is hidden inside their home, so they think, when they are all taken hostage at Brenda’s Summer home by two masked men, who are now threatening to kill them all if they don’t turn over the file. Having no answers, Brenda, her daughter, mother and Cain are tied up and held hostage until the masked men get what they want. With time running out, Brenda has to do whatever she can to ensure her family’s survival. The film was co-written by Marques Houston. Source: Black Film.
a/k/a Hit A Lick
Release Date: 8/28/17 – TV One
Running Time: 84 mins.
Director: Tasha Smith
Story: Inspired by an episode of TV One’s original docu-series For My Man. Lil Mama and Lance Gross star in this tragic story of Falicia Blakely (Lil Mama), a teen mother growing up in the fast-lane. When she becomes an exotic dancer, she attracts the attention of local pimp and predator, Dino (Lance Gross). His empty promises of a life together turn Falicia into a pawn in his dangerous games; and she’s forced to prove her love for him at the expense of innocent lives.
Tami Roman, Floyd Mayweather, Jr., Big Freedia, and Lil Zane round out the cast of the original movie, which also marks the directing debut of actress Tasha Smith, who directed the film from a screenplay written by Cas Sigers-Beedles, who previously wrote and executive produced the TV One movies Welcome to the Family and Girlfriends Getaway 1 and 2. Source: Shadow & Act.
Release Date: 11/7/15; TV One
Running Time: 80 mins.
Studios: Swirl Films, Georgia Productions, LLC
Director: Mark Harris
Cast: Amin Joseph (Marvelous), Antonique Smith (Alina), Tasha Smith (LaTonja),
Aaron D. Spears (William), Todd Anthony (Reggie).
Story: A down-on-his-luck stock broker becomes homeless and takes refuge in front of an office building where a famous print model works. After he heroically rescues her from a robbery attempt one night, she takes him home as an act of gratitude. Upon cleaning him up, sparks fly and she questions her current relationship in this romantic comedy. Source: IMDB.
Release Date: October 10, 2014 (In Theaters)
Rating: Not Available
Running Time: Not Available
Director: Bille Woodruff
Cast: Sharon Leal (Zoe Reynard)
Kat Graham (Diamond)
Boris Kodjoe (Jason Reynard)
Maria Howell (Nina)
William Levy (Quentin Matthews)
Tasha Smith (Marcella)
Tyson Beckford (Corey)
Story: Based on the NY Times best-selling novel by acclaimed author Zane. Zoe Reynard is a woman who truly has it all–the perfect husband, two wonderful children and a successful career. However, as perfect as it may seem from the outside, inside she is craving something more. She soon finds herself risking it all, helpless in an overpowering addiction to sex. Powerless under this erotic high, her sexual escapades begin to spin her life out of control and carry her down a dangerous path she may not survive. (Synopsis taken from comingsoon.net)