PRLog - June 4, 2012 - Best known for her role as Joanne Mbutu on the hit television series Vital Signs, actress Lunden De'Leon will appear in the GMC movie "Somebody's Child" filming this summer in Wilmington North Carolina.
Actress Lunden De'Leon
Produced by Swirl films, "Somebody's Child" centers around twins who are reunited after thirty-seven years apart when their mother needs a kidney transplant.
" I am so lucky to be a part of this movie", says De'Leon. " It's an amazing story."
GMC can be seen in 47 million homes, through various cable and satellite providers around the United States and the Caribbean including DIRECTV, FiOS TV, Sky Angel, and cable companies including Comcast, Time Warner, Cox, BrightHouse, Charter, and Bresnan. GMC offers positive, family-oriented programming including music, movies, and inspiring stories. The slogan “Uplifting Entertainment”
Fans recall first being introduced to Lunden De'Leon 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.
"Somebody's Child" will air this fall on the network.