του Σαμ Λόγκαν Καλέγκι
με τους Σαμ Λόγκαν Καλέγκι, Τζάνα Κράμερ, Μπράντον Τ. Τζάκσον, Μία Σεραφίνο, Τζέφρι Στέτσον, Μισέλ Λιν Μπάλσερ, Μάθιου Σζιμάνσκι, Ντιν Τέστερ
Ο υπαξιωματικός του στρατού των ΗΠΑ Wesley Kent επιστρέφει από τον πόλεμο στο εξωτερικό και πρέπει τώρα να καταπολεμήσει την απειλή της διαφθοράς και της εξαπάτησης στην πατρίδα του αναλαμβάνοντας το ανάλογο προσωπικό κόστος.
Approaching Midnight is a gripping faith based action-drama that follows young Army staff sergeant Wesley Kent who returns to his small town America home from war in Afghanistan. Kent must cope with burying the body of his best friend under his command Corporal AJ Culpepper (Brandon T. Jackson - Tropic Thunder) and enduring the news of the death of his girlfriend Aspen Malverne (Jana Kramer - TV's One Tree Hill) who passed away in a car accident while he was abroad. After seeking more information about her accident from local authorities, Kent believes that her death wasn't just an unexpected event while Aspen’s father Mayor Malverne is running for higher political office as Governor of the state.
Sam Logan Khaleghi
Director / Writer / Producer / Wesley Kent
Raised in Downtown Motown, he dreamed to cross 8 Mile early in his youth and head west. Produced on a budget of passion, "APPROACHING MIDNIGHT" marks Sam’s sophomore effort as a writer, director and producer. The first being the independent police-crime drama "A THIEVES’ GAME" which was nominated for best original screenplay at the 2011 DIFF/Uptown Film Festival. Sam most recently appeared on ABC's cop drama "DETROIT 1-8-7." As a freelance producer he has created content for MTV Networks and the Journal Register Company. Sam was nominated at the 2010 Chicago Regional EMMY for his producing work on the short film "PRISON BOAT" during his last months in graduate school. He holds a Master of Science in Communications from Northwestern University and Bachelor of Arts in Communications from the University of Michigan. In addition, Sam also studied Shakespeare and theatre at London’s Guildhall School of Music and Drama.
Ms. Kramer shines in “APPROACHING MIDNIGHT” along side her co - star Sam Logan Khaleghi. Kramer now a chart topping Warner Nashville country music star who has toured with the likes of Alan Jackson and Brad Paisley is best known for her role as Alex Dupre on the hit CW television drama “ONE TREE HILL." Jana has also had significant roles in such shows as HBO's “ENTOURAGE,” “FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS,” “GREY'S ANATOMY,” and the reboot of “90210.” Her film résumé includes performing the song “Let’s Hear It For The Boy” which appeared on the soundtrack of the 2011’s “FOOTLOOSE,” while earning a RIAA Gold Certification for her self titled album.
Brandon T. Jackson Pic
Brandon T. Jackson
Mr. Jackson is best known for his role as Alpa-Chino in the worldwide blockbuster “TROPIC THUNDER” where he co-starred alongside the likes of Ben Stiller, Jack Black, Robert Downey Jr., and Tom Cruise. His persona as the fictional character of Grover in “PERCY JACKSON & THE LIGHTNING THIEF” currently graces the form of action figures in toy stores across America. The project which was produced by "HARRY POTTER" helmer Chris Colombus will see its sequel in theatres across the world in 2013. His credits also include billboard and poster starring principal roles in such films as "BIG MOMMAS HOUSE 3" and "THE LOTTERY TICKET." He can next be seen bequeathing Eddie Murphy’s lead role in the "BEVERLY HILLS COP" TV Series from producer Eddie Murphy.
Teaster is best known for his role as Digger in Lions Gate Films’ 2007 number 1 most rented western feature film “Dean Teaster’s GHOST TOWN.” In it, he also shared screen time alongside Stella Parton and Sammy Kershaw. Teaster wrote, directed and produced "GHOST TOWN." In “APPROACHING MIDNIGHT” he steals the scene as lawman Sheriff Thompson who is in debt to the Mayor to hide precious details regarding the death of his daughter Aspen during his Gubernatorial race.
Her last name being a derivative of the celestial word Seraph, she has made her mark alongside James Franco (Spiderman 2) in the music video “Before We Sail.” Her camera credits include Sam Raimi’s “OZ: THE GREAT AND POWERFULl,” as well as the upcoming Tom Hanks Disney biopic “SAVING MR. BANKS.” She made her debut as Rebecca Brown in “THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT 3.”
Michelle Lynne Balser
Smart, sultry, and ethereal are just three words that have been used to describe her introductory role to feature length film as Natalie Church in “APPROACHING MIDNIGHT.” Balser has made a start for herself with many festival circuit short films. In "APPROACHING MIDNIGHT," she takes on the role of the Mayor’s feisty and fiery public relations manager who must decide to take allegiance with Staff Sergeant Wesley Kent with regards to his uncovered news of controversial and illegal actions taken in his part in a coverup. The character of Natalie also provides the part of a new potential love interest for Staff Sergeant Kent.
Portraying the role of Aspen Malverne’s father and the fictional Mayor of the fictional town Temperance Parish, Louisiana. Stetson has also caught a glimpse amongst popular music fans in the Eminem music video “Toy Soliders” where he portrays the principal role of ‘The Doctor.”
ΣΗΜΕΙΩΣΕΙΣ / ΗΜΕΡΟΜΗΝΙΕΣ ΚΥΚΛΟΦΟΡΙΑΣ
PHOTOS - POSTERS
ΣΤΟΙΧΕΙΑ ΤΑΙΝΙΑΣ / ΣΥΝΤΕΛΕΣΤΕΣ
Jana Kramer ... Aspen
Sam Logan Khaleghi ... Staff Sergeant Wesley Kent
Brandon T. Jackson ... Corporal Artie AJ Culpepper
Mia Serafino ... Whisper
Jeffery Stetson ... Mayor Steven Malverne
Michelle Lynne Balser ... Natalie Church
Matthew Szymanski ... Captain Shane Church
Dean Teaster ... Sheriff Thompson
Janet Pound ... Danielle Malverne
Carollette Phillips ... Crystal Culpepper
William Cobbs ... Pastor Reginald Culpepper / AJ's Father
Δράμα, Πολεμική, Αστυνομική, Αισθηματική
Sam Logan Khaleghi
Sam Logan Khaleghi
Sam Logan Khaleghi
Samantha J. Finch
12 AM Pictures
Sam Logan Khaleghi Films
Έγχρωμη 1.85 : 1
ΗΠΑ (Ντιτρόιτ, Φάρμινγκτον, Γουέστ Μπλούμφιλντ), Γαλλία (Παρίσι)
For Love of Country: Approaching Midnight