Demetrius Shipp Jr., Paula Jai Parker, Porscha Coleman & More Added To ‘A Miracle Before Christmas’

Deadline reports that Demetrius Shipp Jr. (All Eyez on Me), Paula Jai Parker (Hustle & Flow) and Porscha Coleman (Dad Stop Embarassing Me!) have boarded the holiday film, A Miracle Before Christmas, from writer-director Lazrael Lison (#Unknown), which is in production in Los Angeles. They join an ensemble that also includes LeToya Luckett, Romeo Miller and Keith David, as previously announced.

The love story centers on Mercedes Wright (Luckett), a famous, fast-talking relationship therapist who has the answers to fixing everyone else’s marital issues but is challenged by problems faced with her own husband (Miller), leaning on help from an angel (David) to get past them. Leslie M. Segar, Megan Chelsea Johnson, Tyler Capri Clark, Jasper Cole and Tatiana Chekhova will round out the cast.

Lison and Chekhova are producing the film under their Summer House Pictures banner, with Charles F. Porter of Black Bench Productions, and Jasper Cole (Never and Again). Marlon D. Haynes is serving as exec producer. 

‘Road Dogs’, ‘Holiday Twist,’ ‘A Miracle Before Christmas’, ‘A Haitian Wedding’, ‘Braek’, ‘Open’ Castings; Acquisitions By Freestyle, Screen Media, Vision Films, Kaczmarek; More – Film Briefs

EXCLUSIVE: Dallas Roberts (Big Sky), Arden Myrin (Orange Is the New Black) and Harvey Guillén (Reacher) have signed on to star in the comedy Road Dogs, from Bustled Knuckle Productions and Residue Remains Productions, which goes into production in Minnesota this summer.

The film centers around three stand-up comedians who hit the road for a simple weekend showcase but soon find their plans derailed by a crooked club owner and her homicidal bouncer. Vanessa Leigh is directing from her and Aaron W. Bennett’s script, which was based on Bennett’s time as an improv comic and comedy club owner in Central Washington. The duo will produce alongside Kris Black from Residue Remains Productions, with Hunter G. Williams of Busted Knuckle Productions serving as executive producer.

The Industry’s Resident ‘Bad Guy’ Jasper Cole on BET Plus ‘The Family Business’

Jasper Cole is Hollywood’s resident “bad guy” with over a hundred television and film credits including television hit series such as American Horror StoryThe RookieWestworld. The veteran actor was named Best Screen Villain by the International Nollywood Film Festival in 2019.

Now Cole is appearing in Season 3 of the BET+ crime drama series The Family Business.

An Interview with Jasper Cole

Jasper Cole is an actor, producer and radio host. With over 112 Film and TV credits, Jasper is known for his work on MacGruber, Everybody Hates Chris, American Horror Story and Westworld. I spoke with Jasper about his first experience on a film set, the best advice he has received from directors, and his upcoming projects.

‘The Family Business’: KJ Smith Upped To Series Regular, Sheila E., Stan Shaw, Denise Boutte, Jasper Cole Among 10 To Recur

EXCLUSIVE:BET+ is rounding out its cast for Season 3 of Carl Weber’s The Family Business.KJ Smith, who recurred in the first two seasons as Sasha Duncan, has been promoted to series regular for Season 3. Additionally, Stan Shaw (Rocky), Sheila E.Denise Boutte (Meet the Browns, Young Justice)Jasper Cole (Brooklyn Nine-Nine, The Rookie), Lew Temple (The Walking Dead), Horace Dodd (Narcos: Mexico), Ben Stephens, Jasmin Brown (A Miami Love Story), Kearia Schroeder (Dear Frank) and Desiree Mitchell (Loyalty) have joined the recurring cast.

Call Me Adam Interview

Jasper Cole may be known as “Hollywood’s Bad Guy,” but behind that bad boy image, is one of the nicest guys I know. I’m so excited to catch-up with actor Jasper Cole. Here we talk about life during the global pandemic, including what it’s like to work on a film and TV set during COVID-19. We also discuss working with Ernie Hudson (#Ghostbusters#GraceAndFrankie​) on Season 3 of “The Family Business” on #BET​. We chat politics, his podcast “One on One with Jasper Cole,” & so much more! For me Call Me Adam interviews visit:​ Follow me on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram: @callmeadamnyc

65 Greatest Horror Movies of the 21st Century

Back in the late Sixties and early Seventies, Vietnam and civil unrest helped kickstart a new golden age of American horror movies; shortly after the beginning of our new century, we had one massive public atrocity and several new wars to fuel a whole new wave of movies dealing with communal anxieties via scary monsters and super-freaky maniacs. Yes, it’s always been a durable genre regardless of what’s going on in the culture, but considering what’s happened globally over the last 20 or so years, it makes sense that horror films would resonate with folks the way they have. That, and the fact that such free-floating dread would help give birth to a number of films from both the U.S. and abroad that deserve a place in the pantheon

Jasper Cole Interview: Hollywood’s bad guy

In this special crossover episode of Baring It All with Call Me Adam, I am chatting with “Hollywood’s Bad Guy,” Jasper Cole. First I interview Jasper, for Baring It All with Call Me Adam on the Broadway Podcast Network, about his bad guy reputation, COVID-19, what Jasper is doing to help the homeless problem in LA & beyond, & then we play a game based upon Jasper’s bad guy image. 

After my interview, we flip the mic and Jasper interviews me for an episode of One on One with Jasper Cole on BlogTalk Radio. We talk about my childhood, my influences, and the start of my website/podcast.

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