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.
Release Date: 9/26/15; TV One
Studio: TV One
Director: Alton Glass
Cast: Kali Hawk (Stella), Quinton (B.J. Britt), Valarie Pettiford, Telma Hopkins, James Black, Chelsea Tavares, Glenn Plummer, and Brooklyn McLinn.
Story: Welcome to the Family centers on Stella, an internet producer who has to learn how to balance her personal and professional lives. She utilizes her family reunion to not only reveal her engagement to fiancée Quinton but also to prove she can host her own web series. Stella is blinded by her own ambition, as each family member’s antics and escapades hit the World Wide Web. Caught up in the world of media mania and surrounded by a crazy cast of relatives, Stella learns that her fiancée Quinton is her cousin. Captured by cameras for the world to see, the couple’s relationship is thrown into turmoil as Stella’s web series turns into a social media hit. Source: Broadway World; Photo source: TVOne.
Release Date: 4/21/15 (DVD); Release Year (2014)
Running Time: 79 mins.
Studio: Image Entertainment
Director: Dan Garcia
Cast: Wendy Raquel Robinson, Gary Dourdan, Erica Atkins Campbell, Telma Hopkins.
Story: The day a hit and run driver took the life of her little boy, Marilyn (Wendy Raquel Robinson) died inside. Not even the passing of time, the love of a good man or a job as choir director at her church could bring her peace. But a chance encounter with a mysterious homeless man, who calls himself Mozart (Gary Dourdan), will change Marilyn’s world and let her see that there are no accidents, and true healing starts with forgiveness. Source: Image Entertainment.