TV One's Original Movie "Down for Whatever" Premiers Sunday, July 22 at 8/7C

Style Magazine Newswire | 7/20/2018, 11:48 a.m.
TV One's original film and 2017 American Black Film Festival (ABFF) winning screenplay, DOWN FOR WHATEVER, premieres Sunday, July 22nd ...

TV One's original film and 2017 American Black Film Festival (ABFF) winning screenplay, DOWN FOR WHATEVER, premieres Sunday, July 22nd at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT. Written and directed by Tim Folsome, the film stars LeToya Luckett (Greenleaf), Hosea Chanchez (The Game), Bre-Z (Empire) and Imani Hakim (Everybody Hates Chris).

DOWN FOR WHATEVER chronicles Tracy (Luckett), a young successful doctor and her detective husband, Mike (Chanchez). Although happily married, one thing has always been missing in their relationship - a sense of family. Tracy grew up in foster care and longs for the traditional family environment that she never had. When Mike suddenly loses his partner in a senseless cop-killing, Tracy is there to support him. That is, until she receives an unexpected visit from a social worker who informs her that the ruthless killers suspected in the murder are her biological sisters, Denise (Bre-Z) and Sonya (Hakim). Tracy is overwhelmed and in disbelief by the news, but before telling her husband, she decides to track her sisters down herself. Will she make it to them before the cops do?

DOWN FOR WHATEVER is written and directed by Tim Folsome. The film is produced for TV One by Eric Tomosunas, Keith Neal, James Seppelfrick and Darien Baldwin for Swirl Films. Casting was provided by Leah Daniels Butler (Empire and When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story). For TV One, Jubba Seyyid is Executive in Charge of Production and Sr. Director of Original Programming & Production. Donyell McCullough is Senior Director of Talent & Casting; Robyn Greene Arrington is VP of Original Programming, and D'Angela Proctor is Head of Original Programming and Production.

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Down For Whatever Premieres July 22nd at 8/7c | TV One

The film stars will be in attendance, including two-time Grammy Award-winning singer and actress LeToya Luckett as Tracy, Calesha “Bre-Z” Murray (Empire) as Denise, Imani Hakim (Everybody Hates Chris) as Sonya and Hosea Sanchez (The Game) as Mike. In the film, a young female doctor who works at a prestigious hospital learns that her newly-found biological teen sisters are ruthless cop killers that her detective husband is hunting down. The film is slated to premiere on TV One on Sunday, July 22 at 8/7c. Visit http://tvone.tv/ for more.

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