Kim Matula Sherri Saum Taja V Simpson Jacob Young new projects

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Soap opera alums’ exciting projects.

Jacob Young’s dark thriller

Soaps.com can share that Bold and the Beautiful actor Jacob Young (Rick Forrester) will appear in a new thriller entitled Psycho Granny. The film surrounds a young woman named Samantha, who is buoyed by the appearance of her long, lost grandmother Colleen after her mother passes away, especially since she’s pregnant. Unfortunately, Colleen’s dark past is revealed, and Sam finds herself fighting to save herself and her family.

Young plays Todd in the film, while Samantha is played by Brooke Newton, who held the role of Colby Chandler on All My Children, and Colleen is played by Robin Riker, who was Days of our Lives’ Maureen Lockhart, Beth Logan on B&B, and Naomi Dreyfus on General Hospital. Other cast members include Matthew Lawrence (Gimme a Break, Boy Meets World) and Mary O’Neil (Second Chance Christmas, My Crazy Ex). The film will air on Lifetime on Saturday May 19.

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Kim Matula’s comedy movie based on true story

B&B alum, Kim Matula, who played Hope Logan from 2010 – 2016, is in the new feature film, Fighting With My Family. Matula shared the movie’s poster on her Instagram and enthused, “Sending a ✨HUGE CONGRATULATIONS✨ to everyone involved with @fightingwmyfam and their premiere at Sundance yesterday! This film is funny, it’s moving, and I’m proud to have been a part of it.”

Fighting With My Family, billed as a biography, comedy, and drama written and directed by Stephen Marchant, is based on the true story of WWE wrestler, Paige, and stars Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson (Journey 2, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle), Lena Headey (Game of Thrones), and Vince Vaughan (Wedding Crashers, The Break Up). Matula plays the role of Jeri-Lyn in the movie, which is due in theaters beginning February 22.

Taja V. Simpson’s romantic film with a twist

Actress Taja V. Simpson, who played Adele on B&B, was excited to share the news with her followers on Instagram that her new romance movie, My Online Valentine, was picked up by AMC theaters for a limited run. She explained, “My next movie will be in theaters on 2/1/19!! This is an independent feature film that normally wouldn’t make it into theaters because industry standard would mandate more larger named actors in it. However, @amctheatres loved it and is giving us a chance! That means, we need you ALL to go see this film!!!” She went on to add in another post, “The select cities will be: #Chicago, #Atlanta, #Detroit, #LosAngeles, #NewYork, #WashingtonDC, #Miami, #Houston, #Dallas, and #Tampa. It will be only one AMC theater per city so we are going to need the support of all you; family, friends, associates, social media followers, co-workers, etc. to help make this a success.”

My Online Valentine stars Simpson as Cozette ‘Cozi’ Newton, a woman who finds romance with Blaze Maddox, played by Blue Kimble (Devious Maids, The Game), through an online dating site. Her ex-boyfriend returns to complicate things right around Valentine’s Day, however, and an unexpected twist changes all of their lives.

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Sherri Saum’s magical Netflix series

Actress Sherri Saum, known to daytime audiences as Vanessa Hart on Sunset Beach and Keri Reynolds on One Life to Live, is set to appear as a central character in a new series from Netflix entitled Locke and Key. She posted the news on Instagram, with the caption, “Then this happened.”

Locke and Key, based on a comic, received a straight-to-series order for 10 episodes, and surrounds three siblings who relocate to Massachusetts after their father is murdered. Their new home boasts magical keys which gives each of them a special ability, but a demon is also after the keys. According to TV Line, Saum will play Ellie Whedon, a teacher with a mysterious link to the family. Connor Jessup (American Crime), Emilia Jones (Utopia), and Jackson Robert Scott (Fear the Walking Dead) will play the siblings.

Locke and Key has no release date on Netflix as of yet.

 

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•”MY ONLINE VALENTINE” IN THEATERS⁣ STARTING FEBRUARY 1st•⁣ 🤗 <Long Post>⁣ 🤗 My next movie will be in theaters on 2/1/19!!!⁣ This is an independent feature film that normally wouldn’t make it into theaters because industry standard would mandate more larger named Actors in it. ⁣ However, @amctheatres loved it and is giving us a chance! ⁣ ⁣ That means, we need you ALL to go see this film!!! ⁣ ⁣ To all my friends, family, supporters, fans, followers, I need your support! The movie will only be in theaters for ONE WEEK so it’s important to not only see this film but also help promote it! Repost this, share it with others, send it to family and friends in other areas for them to see it as well. Let’s do this !!!⁣ ⁣ “My Online Valentine” is going to be released in select cities at the local AMC theater starting Friday, Feb. 1. The select cities will be: #Chicago, #Atlanta, #Detroit, #LosAngeles, #NewYork, #WashingtonDC, #Miami, #Houston, #Dallas, and #Tampa. It will be only one AMC theater per city. ⁣Movie times to be posted soon! ⁣ We are going to need the support of all you, family, friends, associate, social media followers, co-workers, etc. to help make this a success. It is very rare that an African American film receives this sort of chance so let’s all get behind it on social media and post.⁣ ⁣ If you can’t make it, still purchase a ticket!⁣ ⁣ Find out what happens when Cozette “Cozi” Newton (Taja V. Simpson’s) ex-boyfriend Ajax Booker (@robrileynyc) pops back into her life after she finds romance with Blaze Maddox (@blue_kimble) through an online dating website. Something very unexpected happens that will change their lives and you won’t want to miss it! ⁣ Check your local listings for showtimes !!⁣ This is a Christopher Nolen II film – Nferno Productions Film/TV Company.⁣ ⁣ Special shouts to online dating websites @match @elitesingles_dating @zoosk @eharmony @okcupid @blackpeoplemeet_dating @plentyoffish⁣ ⁣ #MyOnlineValentine #TajaVSimpson #AMCTheaters #NfernoProductions #Film #Theatre #FirstStartingRole #Hollywood #TheDupreeAgency #TheDA #Publicity⁣

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•COMING TO A THEATER NEAR YOU•⁣ ⁣ I can’t wait for you guys to see this film! I had such a blast working with @blue_kimble and @lailaodom , they are fantastic in this movie!!⁣ ⁣ “My Online Valentine” is going to be released in select cities at the local AMC theater starting Friday, Feb. 1. The select cities will be: #Chicago, #Atlanta, #Detroit, #LosAngeles, #NewYork, #WashingtonDC, #Miami, #Houston, #Dallas, and #Tampa. ⁣ ⁣ It will be only one AMC theater per city so we are going to need the support of all you; family, friends, associates, social media followers, co-workers, etc. to help make this a success. It is very rare that an African American film receives this sort of chance so let’s all get behind it on social media and post.⁣ ⁣ If you can’t make it, still purchase a ticket! #thanksfamily #myonlinevalentine #romanticcomedy #leadinglady #movietheater #iattractgreatness #everythingalwaysworksoutforme #tajavsimpson #crackingtheactingcode

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