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Popular American actress and daytime alum, Vivica A. Fox who is represented by Media Artists Group and played the roles of Carmen Silva on 'Days of Our Lives' and Stephanie Simmons on 'The Young and the Restless' will star in an upcoming movie with The Bold and the Beautiful's Obba Babatunde [Julius Avant]. The upcoming movie is titled "The Mafia Ain't Dead" which is an Action Mob Comedy from Artistic Fortune Entertainment and Safier Entertainment.. It is directed by Emmy winner Gregori J. Martin, who is also the director and creator of the multiple Emmy award-winning digital drama series "The Bay" on Amazon Prime and is written by Richard Emmanuilidis.
The upcoming film will be shooting this summer in the month of June and will star Babatunde as Jake Demarco and Fox as Sam Demarco. Also starring in the film is Teen Wolf Star Cody Saintgnue who is represented by Mitchell Gossett president of CESD Talent Agency. As well as Emmy winner Kristos Andrews, who stars in the new Pop TV sitcom This Just In and Richard Emmanuilidis. IMDB relates that "The Mafia Ain't Dead" is the dangerously enticing story about a washed-up Italian American boxer with a passion for the history of the Mafioso, who convinces his friends to successfully star their own mafia...allegedly.
Dru Davis of Artistic Fortune Entertainment and Cody Saintgnue are producing. Additionally, Davis is presently working on the new Netflix original series Altered Carbon as the US casting associate and he is also the Casting Director for the new feature film "Zach's Lie" starring Diego Velazquez, Gaten Matarazzo and Logan Thompson; Co-Written and Directed by Erahm Christopher, Zach's Lie is based on the popular youth book series by New York Times bestselling author Roland Smith.
Accomplished entrepreneur Joshua Uduma is attached as the film's co-executive producer. Uduma is also an actor and successful model represented by Media Artist Group. Tina Treadwell of Treadwell Entertainment is attached as executive producer. Two time Emmy Award winning supervising producer for his work on The Bay, Jared Safier of Safier Entertainment is attached as one of the film's Executive Producer.
Here's what you can expect in the upcoming film: Joey Brusco, a down on his luck boxer, picks up the New York Times and reads the headline "The Mafia Ain't Dead." Joey somehow wants to prove that this is not the case. Joey researches how the roots of the mafia began and puts together a plan to start his own mafia based on the old Sicilian principles. Joey convinces his best friend Timmy Gianni to help him begin the journey of starting their own mafia. They partner up with a Las Vegas club owner and build their empire. Greed, sex, deception, murder, and power begin to cloud their judgment and things quickly spiral out of control.
Be sure to check back for a release date!