Posted by | Ray Cornelius
UP presents the UP Original Movie Lyfe’s Journey, an emotional, timely drama about David Lyfe, a successful bank manager, devoted husband and father of a little girl, with another on the way, whose life crashes in on itself in a tough economy. In a rapid downward spiral, he becomes homeless after being laid off in a merger and making a bad decision with a lonely woman in a hotel bar. But with the help and support of a few caring people, David finds forgiveness and the true meaning of life. With actor Keith Robinson (Get On Up, Dreamgirls) in the lead, Lyfe’s Journey will make its world television premiere on UP on Sunday, October 26 at 7:00 p.m. EST.
The ensemble cast also includes Angell Conwell (“The Young and the Restless,” “Family Time”), Richard T. Jones (Godzilla, “Judging Amy”), Judi Blair (Love Always, Flight), Erica Page (“Osirus,” “The Game”), Ahmed Lucan (UP’s Where’s The Love?, “Homeland”), Jennifer Gullick (Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues, Come On In, We’re Dead), DeEtta West (UP’s forthcoming Marry Us For Christmas, Between Sisters) and newcomer Rylei I. Nooks.
Filmed in Atlanta, Lyfe’s Journey originated from within the UP family. The screenplay was written by Corey A. Prince, UP’s senior director, human resources. The film was directed by Ryan Richmond, ASPiRE’s executive in charge of original production (Money Matters, “Changemakers”) and produced by Atlanta-based Swirl Films.
“As our economic recovery continues in the U.S., Lyfe’s Journey is a timely, gripping drama about one average man’s spiraling fall into homelessness – and inspiring personal rise,” Sophia Kelley, senior vice president of programming, UP. “Keith Robinson really brings his A-game to this emotional starring role as David Lyfe.”
Check out the preview below:
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Lyfe’s Journey airs on UP this Sunday, October 26 at 7:00 p.m. EST
Photo Credits: UPtv.com