The Indie Series Awards 2022 Nominates "The Salon" for Best Ensemble Cast - Comedy from Messina Captor Films
Multicultural / Multilingual Cast Features Deaf Actor Eddie Buck and Talent from Zambia, the Dominican Republic, and Central America
By: Messina Captor Films
"The Salon" pivots from the comedic to the dramatic with an ensemble cast that mirrors the culturally diverse richness of the world outside the "The Salon's" rarified atmosphere. The storyline punctuates the zany and unlikely friendships that are formed among employees and customers amplified by contemporary issues ripped from today's headlines.
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"The Salon," one of the first web series to feature a Deaf actor (Eddie Buck) in a lead role, Also, the ensemble cast includes Harry Shearer, Luis Jose Lopez, Mason Grammer, Akende Munalula, Candy Washington, Vanessa Garcia, Chalo Savino, Jeanette O'Connor, Jennifer Lee Weaver, Gail Bearden, Derek Warburton, Anthony Tai with guest actor Kate Linder and a cameo by KTLA entertainment reporter Sam Rubin.
Filmmaker Messina Captor's goal for her series was to juxtapose the lives of patrons and workers in a Beverly Hills beauty salon. Here the stage would be set to tackle tough topics with frank on-screen dialog. "I knew I wanted to have our cast representative of the microcosm of our nation, the world, including the deaf community. The series is comedic with deep subject matters and brilliantly acted by our remarkably diverse and eclectic cast. I couldn't be prouder of this 'Best Ensemble Cast – Comedy' nomination from the 2022 Indie Series Awards."
About Roxanne Messina Captor and Messina Captor Films: Emmy nominated director/producer Messina Captor, a protégé of Francis Coppola, was recently appointed by Governor Newsom to the CA Arts Council. She is developing "Dream Moms," a project she wrote, with Hallmark. Formerly Executive Director of the SF International Film Festival, she was one of the founding original programming executives for TNT. Her documentary "Homecoming:
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