Christmas Everlasting

Release Date:   11/24/18; The Hallmark Channel
Genre:   Romance/Holiday
Rating:  TV-PG

Cast:  Tatyana Ali, Dondré T. Whitfield, Dennis Haysbert, Patti LaBelle.

Story:   Lucy gets the best Christmas news ever when she learns she’s made partner at her law firm. However, when her sister with special needs, Alice, passes away, Lucy must return home to learn the terms of her sister’s eccentric will.

Christmas is fast approaching and years of long workdays employed at New York’s top corporate law firm are about to pay off now that Lucy Toomey (Ali) will be made partner after the New Year. However, when Alice, her older sister with special needs, unexpectedly passes away, Lucy returns back to Nilson’s Bay, Wisconsin, to attend the funeral and handle her estate. While Lucy dreads returning to her childhood home, she also feels real sorrow that she was too busy to take her sister’s last call. Once back in Nilson’s Bay, Lucy meets Peter (Whitfield), her old high school sweetheart and Alice’s former attorney, who informs her of the terms of Alice’s eccentric will that states in order for Lucy to inherit the family home, she must live there for 30 days through the holidays.  Source(s):  The Hallmark Chanel; IMDB.

Jingle Belle

Release Date:   11/25/18; Lifetime
Genre:  Romance/Holiday
Rating:  TV-G
Director:  Peter Sullivan
Studio(s):   Production Media Films, Hybrid
Running Time:  66 mins.

Cast:  Tatyana Ali (Belle Williams), Cornelius Smith, Jr. (Michael Hill), Loretta Devine (Emory Simons), Keshia Knight Pulliam (Tori), Tempestt Bledsoe (Jackie), Dee Wallace (Shelby), Valarie Pettiford (Faith Williams), Obba Babatundé (Charles Williams).

Story:   Every year, Isabelle (Tatyana Ali) and her high school sweetheart Mike (Cornelius Smith Jr.), rocked their small town’s annual Christmas Eve Pageant with a sweet Christmas duet. But after graduation, Isabelle left to study at Juillard in New York – leaving Mike behind. Years later, when Isabelle returns to her hometown to write music for the annual Christmas Eve Pageant, she is shocked to learn that Mike is the one directing the show. Can Isabelle and Mike put the past behind them and reunite on stage for another show-stopping duet?  Source(s):  Lifetime; IMDB.

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Second Sight

Second SightRelease Date:   4/23/16 (TV One)
Genre:  Thriller
Rating:  NR
Running Time:  Unknown
Director:  Michael Scott
Studio:  Digilab Productions, TV One

Cast:  Tatyana Ali (Clara Randall) Sharif Atkins (Richard), Marla Gibbs (Nana), Denise Boutte (Tamara), Texas Battle (Tony), Jessica Pressley (Mary Ann)

Story:  Clara Randall (Tatyana Ali) is living in a waking nightmare, haunted by psychic visions of a kidnapped girl. Terrified for the little girl, she realizes she must take matters into her own hands. On a mission, she follows clues from her visions that lead to the young girl’s location. But along the way, devastating secrets are revealed about the people she loves most in the world.  Source:  TV One.

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Supermodel

Release Date:  6/1/17 – Netflix (2015)
Genre:  Drama
Rating:  NR
Running Time:  95 mins.
Studio:  Datari Turner Productions
Director:  Shawn Baker

Cast:  Tatyana Ali (Lauren), Marc John Jefferies (Shucky), Tyson Beckford (Alex), Melissa De Sousa (Detective Lacey), Golden Brooks (Patricia Gillard), Roger Guenveur Smith (Max), Datari Turner (Talib), Fat Joe (Xavier), Toccara Jones (Dara), Angela Simmons (Tracy), Sessilee Lopez (Chloe).

Story:  A young girl from the Brooklyn housing projects goes from the subway to the runway, becoming one of the most sought after models in the fashion industry. But in the high stakes world of fashion and beauty, things aren’t always as pretty and glamorous as they seem. Source(s): Shadow and Act; IMDB.

 

November Rule

Release Date:  2/14/15 (TBA)
Genre:  Romance
Rating:  Unknown
Running Time:  Unknown
Studio:  Capital Love, Flavor Unit Entertainment, Jacavi Films.
Director:  Mike Elliott
Cast:  Mo McRae (Steve), Tatyana Ali (Leah), Jay Ellis (James Avedon), DJ Qualls (Kareem), Maria Conchita Alonso (Ms. Luisa), Sasha Jackson (Goldie), Faizon Love (Theo), Kali Hawk, La La Anthony (Stacey), Rick Gonzalez (Nick), Joyful Drake (Jean Worther),.

Story:  Up-and-coming sports shoe entrepreneur Steve, who is still reeling from the death of his dad, has made a “November rule” in order to keep his distance from the women who seem to be getting too serious about their relationship. Every November 1st, Steve makes up a whopping lie in order to break up with his current girlfriend. However, this year, when he gives the beautiful Leah her walking papers, he realizes his immature and arbitrary rule has just lost him the woman of his dreams. But whether he can win Leah back seems increasingly doubtful, especially after she starts dating pro sports star, James Avedon. Source: IMDB.

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Comeback Dad

Comeback DadRelease Date:  7/12/14; UP TV
Genre:  Drama
Rating:  Unrated
Running Time:  Unknown
Studio:  UpToParr Productions LLC; Distributors GMC
Director:  Russ Parr
Cast: Tatyana Ali (Nina), Charles S. Dutton (Othell), Loretta Devine (Malinda), Brad James (Spence).

Story:  Nima Babineaux looks like a woman who has it all – she is an accomplished pianist who runs her own music school and is engaged to Spence, a successful engineer who adores her. But, in truth, she has never recovered from her alcoholic father, Othell, walking out on their family and it has made it hard for her to truly trust anyone. When Othell decides it is time to make amends and tries to reenter her life, Nima begins an emotional and eye-opening journey she could have never expected.  (Source:  UPtv.com).

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