Before her tragic passing, Jenni Rivera was ready to make her film debut in the independent drama Filly Brown playing the incarcerated mother of an aspiring rapper. Starring newcomer Gina Rodriguez veteran actors Lou Diamond Phillips and Edward James Olmos, the new trailer features music from hip-hop pioneers and co-stars Lisa “Khool-Aid” Rios and Edward “E-Dub” Rios.
The urban drama tells the story of “Majo” (a.k.a. Filly Brown), played by Gina Rodriguez, as she navigates through the Urban Latino music world as an aspiring rapper, all in hopes of reuniting her troubled family which includes an incarcerated mother played by the Ranchera music queen Jenni Rivera. Directed by Edward James Olmos son, Michael D. Olmos and Youseff Delara, Filly Brown will be released April 26, 2013.
Read more »
Similar News ItemsEdward James Olmos
- 14 Blockbusters to See This Season, From ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ to ‘Blade Runner 2049’ and Many More (From Indiewire. 17 August 2017, 7:30 AM, PDT)
- Blade Runner: The Final Cut 4K Blu-ray Trailer Is Mesmerizing (From MovieWeb. 13 August 2017, 3:57 PM, PDT)
- Drive-In Dust Offs: Wolfen (1981) (From DailyDead. 12 August 2017, 9:47 AM, PDT)
Gina Rodriguez (I)
- CW Developing Drama Series Based on Female Gladiator Novel ‘The Valiant’ (Exclusive) (From Variety - TV News. 17 August 2017, 2:00 PM, PDT)
- Jane the Virgin: Cancelled or Renewed for Season Four by The CW? (From TVSeriesFinale. 15 August 2017, 7:20 PM, PDT)
- Gina Rodriguez Is Super Smitten With Boyfriend Joe LoCicero in Sweet Birthday Message: 'My King' (From Entertainment Tonight. 10 August 2017, 6:50 AM, PDT)
- Univision Loses Free Speech Argument Over Jenni Rivera Secrets (From hollywoodreporter_tv. 17 August 2017, 8:31 AM, PDT)
- Univision Loses Free Speech Argument Over Jenni Rivera Secrets (From The Hollywood Reporter - TV News. 17 August 2017, 8:31 AM, PDT)
- Angelica Celaya Talks About Playing Jenni Rivera on Telemundo's Mariposa de Barrio (From E! Online. 15 August 2017, 4:39 PM, PDT)