AN AMERICAN IN HOLLYWOOD Set for Limited Theatrical Release Through AMC Independent
iReach/ V-Twinz Productions announced its first feature film will debut in a limited theatrical release through AMC Independent on July 18 thin New York (AMC Empire 25at 234 West 42nd Street), New Jersey (AMC Hamilton 24 at 325 Sloan Avenue, Hamilton NJ andAMC Loews Cherry Hill 24 at 2121 New Jersey 38, Cherry Hill NJ), and Pennsylvania (AMC Neshaminy 24 at 660 Neshaminy Mall, Bensalem, PA).
Written and directed by Sai Varadan,An American In Hollywood is an extraordinary portrayal of a group of young and talented aspiring film artists, struggling to climb the ladder in Hollywood. Hailing from New York City, a talented filmmaker Josiah leads childhood friends and fellow artists Dorian and Paul to Los Angeles in pursuit of the Hollywood Dream. Wielding the artistic powers of writing, directing, acting, stand-up comedy, and graffiti, this team of "Real Artists" battles the "Entertainment Empire" of Hollywood through a humorous and satirical graphic novel-based reality. Josiah soon crosses paths with a feisty young actress Ayoka who backed by her crew of "Bad Girls", test the Real Artist's strength, and jeopardizes their ultimate mission of succeeding in the Entertainment Industry.
Featuring an all-star cast including JD Williams (The Wire), Hassan Johnson (The Wire, Belly, Brooklyn's Finest), Samantha Esteban (Training Day, Harsh Times), Anil Raman, Amber Lee Ettinger, and Silvestre Rasuk, "An American in Hollywood" is the true story of the Hollywood institution and ultimately, the true story of chasing a dream in America."
An American in Hollywood's musical film score consists of a full spectrum of today's hottest hip hop and music stars, including Talib Kweli, Reef the Lost Cauz and Chris Rivers aka Baby Pun (son of hip hop legend Big Pun). With this all-star cast and a music soundtrack that is sure to set the underground hip hop scene ablaze, An American in Hollywood is the kind of original romantic comedy that is a must-see movie event of this summer.
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About V-Twinz Productions: Sai Varadan
Sai Varadan is a writer/director from Brooklyn, NY. He enrolled in SVA (School of Visual Arts in NYC) where he studied cartooning and animation. He transferred to New York University's Tisch School of the Arts where he graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film & TV Production and a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology. Upon the success of his senior thesis short film entitled "God's Hand", which world premiered at the 2005 Tribeca Film Festival, Sai co-founded his production company V-Twinz Productions Inc with his twin brother Venk. After a few years of directing commercials, web-series, and music videos, Sai completed his first feature film entitled "An American in Hollywood" which received a limited theatrical release through AMC Independent in 2014.
SOURCE V-Twinz Productions