Ace Young, Sonia Rockwell Among Actors Heading to TV & Film
Sonia Rockwell and Ace Young are among the fresh faces we will see in TV and film in the near future. Sonia Rockwell, whose past credits includes, American Crime, MacGyver and Spread will be starring as 'Emma' on the upcoming new season of BET's 'Being Mary Jane' beginning in the new season's first episode starting July 18th on the BET Network.
The new film, 'Say Something' has signed with Amazon Prime Movies and will be starring Marc John Jefferies (Get Rich or Die Tryin', Power, and Notorious) and Steve Stanulis (Long Shot Louie).
On the small screen, NYC-based actor Gabriel Sloyer (Grand Theft Auto video game fame) will return in the upcoming new season of Netflix's hit series, Narcos.
New movie entitled 'Clinton Road' has signed on actors Ace Young (American Idol, Broadway's Grease & Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat), Vincent Young (Beverly Hills 90210), Bo Dietl (New York City Police Department detective) and Vincent Pastore (from the hit HBO series The Sopranos). The film has also signed on producer, iconic actor Richard Grieco (21 Jump Street) and hired director Steve Stanulis (former NYPD officer). Filming begins in August in NYC.
The film is about a real life haunted road deep within the New Jersey pine barren woods is investigated by a gang of bold teenagers who discover themselves stranded, scrambling against a sadistic satanic occult.
Ace Young gained national recognition while appearing on the fifth season of American Idol. He wrote the chorus for Daughtry's debut single, "It's Not Over." The song was nominated for Best Rock Song at the 50th Annual Grammy Award nominations on December 6, 2007. Along with co-writers, Gregg Wattenberg, Mark Wilkerson, and Chris Daughtry, Young received a songwriting nomination.
Young made his Broadway debut as Kenickie in the revival of Grease on September 9, 2008. He played the role until the show closed January 4, 2009. Young later joined the national tour of Grease in December 2009, this time playing Danny Zuko. He left the tour on February 14, 2010. After "Grease," Young took over the role of Berger in the Broadway revival of Hair, succeeding Will Swenson.