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The latest from Florida’s film and entertainment industry:
Feature Film: “South Beach Love”
Based on the Hallmark Publishing novel by New York Times Bestselling Author Caridad Pineiro comes a story about rival quinceañeras, glorious Cuban cooking, friendship, family ties- and romance. Starring William Levy and Taylor Cole. Premiering October 9th.
Feature Series: “David Makes Man”
From executive producers, Oprah Winfrey and Michael B. Jordan, comes the highly-anticipated second season of “David Makes Man.” This season explores David’s life in his 30s, as a growing businessman battling his childhood instincts of street survival versus the straight and narrow, to make a crucial decision that could upend the lives of both him and his community. The season premieres exclusively on OWN, June 22nd.
Feature Series: “Life’s Rewards”
Odyssey Studio’s newest series, “Life’s Rewards,” follows a young businessman, who finds himself down on his luck after a risky business deal cost both he and his clients their fortunes. He is stuck at a luxurious Florida hotel, and soon reevaluates his life’s decisions, with the help of the humble hotel staff.
Made through a partnership with Visit Florida, Visit St. Pete/Clearwater, and St. Pete/Clearwater Film Commission, this series can be enjoyed through Amazon Prime on May 10th.
Feature Film: “Fear of Rain”
Check out this trailer for “Fear of Rain” filmed in Tampa & St. Petersburg about a teen girl named Rain who has early-onset schizophrenia. When she meets Caleb, a charmingly awkward new student at school, she finally feels she has a lifeline to normalcy. But as Rain starts to suspect that her neighbor kidnapped a child, she must soon figure out who and what is real.
Feature Series: ‘The Right Stuff’
Filmed and based in Central Florida, ‘The Right Stuff’ follows seven test pilots at the dawn of the U.S. space program as they train to become astronauts.