UPFRONT featuring Storm Reid, Alex Newell, John Clarence Stewart + Cast of 'Twenties' (AUDIO)
Check out this weekend's edition of UPFRONT Inside Atlanta's Entertainment Industry. It features a cadre of future superstars---Storm Reid, Alex Newell, John Clarence Stewart and the divas of Twenties---Jonica T. Gibbs, Christina Elmore and Gabrielle Graham.
Atlanta's own Storm Reid returns to the big screen in Marvel's new dramatic thriller https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WO_FJdiY9dA">The Invisible Man. Trapped in a violent, controlling relationship with a wealthy and brilliant scientist, Cecilia Kass escapes in the dead of night and disappears into hiding, aided by her sister, their childhood friend and his teenage daughter. However, a series of eerie coincidences challenges Cecilia’s sanity as she tries to prove that she is being hunted by someone nobody can see. UPFRONT caught up with Storm during a recent Atlana press tour to chat about her role in the movie as well as her roles in When They See Us and Euphoria.
Emmy Winner Lena Waithe is teaming up with BET for another new dramedy titled Twenties. It is the network's first series led by LGBTQ characters and is based on Waithe rise to stardom as a writer in Hollywood. UPFRONT caught up with the shows divas---Jonica T. Gibbs, Christina Elmore and Gabrielle Graham to chat about making BET history and more.
Closing out the show is my exclusive with the stars of NBC's https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5be1Wa27U2o">Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist---John Clarence Stewart and Alex Newell. After an unusual event, whip-smart computer coder Zoey Clarke (Jane Levy) magically begins to hear people's innermost wants and desires through popular songs. Suddenly, strangers, friends, co-workers and family are unknowingly singing their feelings -- just to her. Alex and John open up about their unique characters, their own personal playlists and more.
Watch my UPFRONT interview with Storm Reid below: