TV ONE’s Newest Start Studded Film Runaway Island is Releasing Saturday, Don’t Miss It!
What happens when five people from different walks of life, come together on an island? That’s one question that is answered on TV One’s new original movie “Runaway Island,” a new two hour television movie written by Christopher Brandt; the 2014 American Black Film Festival screenplay competition winner.
With a great ensemble cast this movie takes you to a lush tropical island off the beaten path. A refuge called Isle du Soleil, a secluded 1700s Gullah Sea Island. As the story progresses everyone examines their relationships, lives and futures. This back drop of lush beauty makes you feel that life is not all that bad, and all your problems can be worked out on the Isle du Soleil.
The wonderful cast is made up of newcomers and actors that you have seen in other great shows and movies. The director of this wonderful movie is Dianne Houston, an Academy Award nominee for Best Short Film (Live Action). Get a sneak peak at the film with the trailer below!
Lorraine Toussiant (Naomi Holloway) “Orange is the New Black
Thomas Q. Jones (Raphael Burrows) “Being Mary Jane”
Aisha Hinds (Lara Cook-Nordholm) “Star Trek Into Darkness”
Branton Box (Erick Nordholm) “The Purge:Anarchy”
Leon Thomas (Evan Thomas) “Victorious”
A. Russell Andrews (Reverend Clinton) “Grey’s Anatomy, House of Payne”
Erica Tazel (Vonda Hines; Clinton’s wife) “Justified”
Melanie Liburd (Kira Geoffries) “CSI, Stalker”
Tom Wright (Raymond Tepper) “All My Children, Barbershop”
Herizen Guardiola (Freya Nordholm) “Has a starring role in the upcoming Baz Luhmann a Netflix drama The Get Down.”
On Saturday July 25 at 8:00pm, get your popcorn and other goodies together. Watch the World Premiere of “Runaway Island” on TV One; tell all your family and friends.
Look for interviews from the director Dianna Houston “Take the Lead” and Thomas Q. Jones “Being Mary Jane” in the upcoming issue of JO Magazine.
By: Yvonne L Lander