Home Invites Members Groups Events Careers Videos News Photos Blogs Polls Forums Chat
Home > Blogs > Post Content

LISARAYE MCCOY & TRESSA SMALLWOOD TALK BET'S "HOLIDAY HEARTBREAK" WITH TANISHA LAVERNE GRANT (1367 hits)

BET announces the premiere of popular film/tv producer Tressa Azarel Smallwood's MegaMind new, original romantic comedy Christmas film, Holiday Heartbreak, released today on BET and BET HER with LisaRaye McCoy (Single Ladies, Ballers), AJ Johnson (House Party), Michael Colyar and Maryam Basir for premiere on the popular network, Wednesday, December 16th at 6pm ET/PT. Also starring are several of today's along with some of the biggest influencers including Kountry Wayne, B. Simone and Jay Cole. Smallwood's fifth film project this past summer was one of the first to meet all stringent, numerous COVID protocols and get the green light to shoot adjacent Washington DC in Maryland's Prince George's County.

 




Directed by Charles Jones, written by Tiffany Yancy and produced by Tressa Smallwood and Ibrahim Yilla,  Holiday Heartbreak, follows a helpless romantic unknowingly cursed with relationship problems passed down from her father’s bad luck of mishandling women. In honor of her 30th birthday, 'Monica McCoy' portrayed by Maryam Basir (The Chi, Chicago PD) is looking forward to spending quality time with her childhood friends, and loving father, 'Mike McCoy' (Michael Colyar) for the Christmas holiday. They have a very close relationship, the kind little girls would dream about, until their candid conversations culminate with the realization of why Monica believes she is cursed and may never find “the one" emanating from her father's complicated romantic entanglements with LisaRaye McCoy's character, 'Summer St. John,' and 'Joyce,' portrayed by AJ Johnson. Fast forward to her birthday celebration when Monica instantly falls in love with a chauvinistic philandering comedian, 'Wild Bill,' portrayed by Kountry Wayne.


Smallwood, repped by FoxRothschild, was the producer behind the recent BET Her's Women Health Initiative narrative short film series of critical hits by Kim Fields, Vanessa Bell Calloway, Sheryl Lee Ralph and Victoria Rowell.  Smallwood is currently filming a new project to be announced shortly with a major star line-up.

 







Posted By: Tanisha LaVerne Grant
Wednesday, December 16th 2020 at 3:33PM
You can also click here to view all posts by this author...

Report obscenity | post comment
Share |
Please Login To Post Comments...
Email:
Password:

 
More From This Author
JESSE COLLINS, STACEY SHER AND STEVEN SODERBERGH TO PRODUCE THE 93RD OSCARS®
THE ACADEMY TO HONOR TYLER PERRY WITH JEAN HERSHOLT HUMANITARIAN AWARD
SPIKE LEE'S CHILDREN SATCHEL & JACKSON LEE NAMED 2021 GOLDEN GLOBE AMBASSADORS
ACTRESS CRYSTAL HAYSLETT TALKS TYLER PERRY & "SISTAS" WITH TANISHA LAVERNE GRANT
TAYLOUR PAIGE TALKS "MA RAINEY" and CHADWICK BOSEMAN WITH TANISHA LAVERNE GRANT
GRAMMY AWARD WINNING PRODUCER JERMAINE DUPRI IN CONVERSATION WITH TANISHA LAVERNE GRANT
OSCAR AWARD WINNING ACTOR JAMIE FOXX TURNS 53 TODAY
LETITIA WRIGHT TALKS HER NEW ROLE AS A BLACK PANTHER IN "MANGROVE" WITH TANISHA LAVERNE GRANT
Forward This Blog Entry!
Blogs Home

(Advertise Here)
Who's Online
>> more | invite 
Latest Photos
>> more | add
Most Popular Bloggers
tanisha laverne grant has logged 49967 blog subscribers!
jody sharpe has logged 0 blog subscribers!
>> more | add 
Latest Member Activity
brandy allen just became a new member. 06:33AM
mrssusan williams just edited her profile. 12:57PM
mrssusan williams just became a new member. 11:25AM
questel king just became a new member. 07:33PM
ira revels just posted a post entitled 'sharing how much impact irc clients make in connecticut'. 05:02PM
ira revels just became a new member. 04:49PM
kimberly mullings just became a new member. 06:55AM
jody sharpe just joined a new club (entrepreneurs of hbcu's). 08:55PM
jody sharpe just became a new member. 08:19PM
ariel matos just edited his profile. 12:10PM
ariel matos just became a new member. 12:07PM
lucyzara zara just became a new member. 12:22AM
>> more | invite friends