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It's been over a year since casting director Tracy "Twinkie" Byrd spoke with Shadow & Act about her career and projects, which at the time included work on Sparkle, Woman Thou Art Loosed: On The 7th Day, and Sundance feature Filly Brown. Since then we've seen a few more of her projects come to light - Being Mary Jane which aired on Bet, the well received Fruitvale Station, and Black Nativity, the highly anticipated next feature from director Kasi Lemmons, which comes to theaters in November. So there's been plenty to catch up on, and Ms. Byrd made time check in with S&A about her current work and what she's up to in the future. Shadow&Act: Fruitvale Station has been »
- Jai Tiggett
Production is underway in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada on the family feature, Heaven Is for Real for TriStar Pictures. Based on the #1 New York Times best-selling book of the same name, the film brings to the screen the true story of a small-town Pastor who must find the courage and conviction to share his son's extraordinary, life-changing experience.
Heaven Is for Real is directed by Randall Wallace, the Oscar-nominated creative force behind the epic storytelling of such critical and box-office hits as Braveheart, We Were Soldiers, Pearl Harbor and Secretariat. The screenplay is by Christopher Parker and Randall Wallace, based on the book by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent. The film is produced by Joe Roth (Alice in Wonderland, Oz: The Great and Powerful, Snow White and the Huntsman), T.D. Jakes (Jumping the Broom, Not Easily Broken, Woman Thou Art Loosed: On the 7th Day) and Derrick Williams (Jumping the Broom, »
2 items from 2013
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