First off let me say this has to be one of the most touching films I have seen all year and is a TV movie that I know Wendy Williams would love… Â Some of ATLâ€™s A Listers came out to support Roger Bobbâ€™s private screening the debut of the GMC film â€œRaising Izzieâ€ Winner of the 2012 GMCâ€™s Faith & FamilyÂ screenplay competition during the American Black Film Festival. Written by DavidÂ Conley, and Produced and directed by Atlanta’s own Roger Bobb CEO of Bobbcat Films.
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â€œRaising Izzieâ€, is a heart touching film about two young girls who becomeÂ orphaned, whoâ€™s lives have changed tremendously, until they meet a radiant coupleÂ Greg (played by Rockmond Dunbar ) & Tonya (Vanessa Williams- Soul Food series)Â who makes a significant impact on their lives.
Victoria Staley a new actress introduced as the head strong teenager, and Kyla Kenedy as Izzie, (Who Definitely stole the show with her quick wit and faithful belief that GOD is real. This helped her to endure the trial and tribulations she and her sister faced.
â€œRaising Izzieâ€, also features many cameos including Atlantaâ€™s on V103â€™s radio
personality Wanda Smith.
Be sure and catch the World Premiere of â€œRaising Izzieâ€ this Saturday July 21st at 7pm on GMC, check your local listings online at www.watchgmctv.com
Many celebs were in attendance, film writer David Conley and Roger Bobb of course,Â in addition to cast members Vanessa Williams, Kyla Kenedy, Victoria Staley, WandaÂ Smith, and Rodney Perry were on the Red Carpet.
Lisa Wu and Cynthia Bailey, dressed in the color of the year (YELLOW) were also in attendance, to support their long time friend Â Roger Bobb.
Cynthia Bailey (RHOA) and husband Peter have some big things in the works over at their new club Bar One more details coming soon.
This was my Aunty one of ATL top radio personality Wanda Smith first film and she did a great job…
The lovelyÂ Towanda Braxton of WEtvâ€™s, â€œBraxton Family Valuesâ€ Season 2 returns AUGUST 16th. Be sure to check your local listings. Towanda was proud to share her new business venture, The “Secret Squirrel”, a celebrity lifestyle and personal assistance firm. She also provided me insight to the upcoming premiere as well as what to expect in Season 3â€™s Braxton Family Values. I must say these women are full of talent and a lot is revealed in the upcoming season. Including the spin off of baby sister Tamarâ€™s new show, â€œTamar & Vinceâ€ which will also premiere this season on WEtv. Towanda also mentioned sheâ€™s very serious in pursuing her acting career, and is currently being considered for many acting roles. So look out for her on The BIG Screen as well. She is clearly a Star who is on the rise. For more info on Towanda Braxton, and The Secret Squirrel log on to www.thesecretsquirrel.com
Actor, Cedric Pendleton from Tyler Perryâ€™s â€œHouse of Payneâ€ and BETâ€™s â€œLetâ€™s Stay Togetherâ€, also stopped by to support his former Tyler Perry Studio colleague. Cedric will be featured opposite Michael Ealy in the upcoming film, â€œUnconditionalâ€, which premieres in theaters September 21st. www.cedricpendleton.com
Stormy Wellington and Dwight Phillips /Hall of Fame Athlete. (6x Olympic Gold Medalist and Founder of Quicktime Cienema) strike a pose. Stormy Wellington star of “Amateur Millionaire Club” on Centric which most people know as the BODY MAGIC LADY has now rolled out a new book “The Quiet Storm” available on Kindle Books and always has time to talk about her new home with MLN “Organo Gold” the Coffee that pays. www.stormywellington.com. This is also the first time in 10 years that Dwight Phillips will be taking a seat from the 2012 London Olympics due to injuries But you can find Dwight’s 2012 Olympic trading card on the back of your Kellogg’s Fruit Loop Box at your local grocery store.
Towanda Braxton( WeTV Braxton Family Values), Roger Bobb and Sandye Lomax (Model)