Thursday, April 8, 2010

Tony Dovolani set to star in the upcoming comedy "Pumping Up"


April 9, 2010 ~ Dancing with the Star, Tony Dovolani set to star in the upcoming comedy "Pumping Up"

"PUMPING UP"produced by Angel Light Pictures is an independent film to be shot in Queens, NY. The story revolves around three local friends who work out at an old gym.
Tony Dovolani is slated to star as Tommy, weight-lifter who joins his friends every year in the annual "Mr. Hercules" weightlifting contest. The film will depict how the competition affects their lives and personal relationships. Looking at a 1970's & 1980's remix soundtrack. Think of Saturday Night Fever in a gym!

Joining the cast is J. Robert Spencer, best known for his role as Nick Massi in "Jersey Boys".J. Robert Spencer was part of the original cast of the "Jersey Boys" who won the 2006 Tony Award for Best Musical. Spencer was also nominated for a Tony Award for his current role as Dan in the Broadway musical "Next to Normal."
Also joining the cast playing himself is Goumba Johnny who is heard in the afternoons on KTU! Tune in every Monday- Friday from 3pm-7pm for the "Hollywood Hamilton and Goumba Johnny" Show.
"Pumping Up" written by Peter Papageorgiou, Executive Producer, Antonio Saillant, owner of Angel Light Pictures and Tony Timpone, Editor of both Fangoria Magazine and will Produce. Antonio Saillant is also heading structuring on the film's financing and fund-raising.
Saillant formed Angel Light Pictures with the goal of developing films for a global audience. Saillant worked with Robert Stock at Stock's Eye, the independent production company which produced the syfy thriller The Ascension, starring Corbin Bernsen.

Saillant also worked on the independent film Heterosexuals, produced by J. Robert Spencer and will be screened at the 2010 Boston International Film Festival in April.
Pumping Up has no start date. Further details about the upcoming feature movie, including cast and targeted release date, will be revealed in the months ahead.

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Courtesy of Angel Light Pictures, LLC

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