Best known for her work in the film Surviving Paradise as well as the hit television series Vital Signs, it was announced today that actress Lunden De'Leon is set to star in the feature film 'Unwilling'. Filming. Tin North Carolina, the movie centers around a mother searching for answers after her only child goes missing. shooting summer 2012 in North Carolina.
Fans recall first being introduced to Lunden as Joanne Mbutu on the hit television series Vital Signs. Years later, she catapulted that breakout role into a successful career with quite an impressive track-record by creating a number of unforgettable performances and starring in over fifty movies and television shows like the 20th Century Fox Movie The Ladies Room, Surviving Paradise, Fury, Faux-Pas, Cryptz, the HBO award-winning film Kickin Chicken and the NBC hit comedy "Just Shoot Me."
Lunden was soon voted by The Ave Magazine as "One of the Most Significant Women in Entertainment"
In fall 2003, Lunden opened the doors to her Los Angeles based record label Dirrty Records making headlines around the world for releasing a punk remake of Jimi Hendrix's classic Purple Haze.
Lunden was soon inducted into the Caribbean Hall of Fame alongside such legends as Bob Marley and Sidney Poitier.
Known for her compassion, confidence and inspirational achievements, former Los Angeles Mayor James K. Hahn issued a special proclamation declaring February 7th as "Lunden De'Leon Day" in the City of Los Angeles.
Lunden recently ran for Councilwoman in her home state of South Carolina. Her film production company, Palmetto Film Studios, makes and distributes 5-7 films a year.