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Independent Drama "STRINGS" To Begin Filming June 9; Josh Duhamel Joins Cast

June 6, 2013

YellowBrix

LOS ANGELES, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Strings of Films, LLC today announced another addition to the STRINGS cast roster. Josh Duhamel (Transformers, Safe Haven) will play the role of "Alex," further ramping up the ensemble of the independent drama for first- time feature film director Daniel Duran. Principal photography begins June 9, 2013 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.

Doctor Alexander (Alex) Weller is an army veteran and counselor who was born in Queens, New York, but feels compelled to live and work in a rural town due to a promise. In his work, he uses a casual approach when treating Josh (to be played by Lucas Till). Patient and aware, Doctor Weller slowly earns Josh's trust and respect; however, their camaraderie is challenged when Josh makes a shocking discovery.

"Alex is a pivotal character throughout STRINGS," said Duran. "We're looking forward to Josh's take on the role and his magnetic aura within the ensemble."

STRINGS follows Josh, a lost soul with an extraordinary musical talent who sets on a journey to encounter what he least expects but undoubtedly needs most. Feeling as though it's him against the world, his path eventually crosses others in search of their own fate. In the end, his presence in their lives turns out to be of extraordinary importance.

The star studded ensemble includes already announced cast members Maria Bello as "Martha," Lucas Till as "Josh," and Tom Everett Scott as "Jim." Kherington Payne (Fame, So You Think You Can Dance), Jae Head (Hancock, The Blind Side) and Sharlene Taule (Grachi) have also been cast. The screenplay was written by Oscar Torres (Innocent Voices). Duran, Torres, Danny Rodriguez (Mooz-Lum) and Phyllis Laing are producing the film.

ABOUT STRINGS OF FILMS, LLC Strings of Films, LLC was founded by writer/producer Oscar Torres and director/producer Daniel Duran in February of 2013. In its freshman year, the company chose its first feature, now in pre-production, titled STRINGS. The screenplay was penned by Torres (Innocent Voices) and marks Duran's feature film debut after directing more than 50 music videos worldwide.

Twitter Feed: @stringsthemovie adds @joshduhamel to #indy film's cast. @maria_bello @lucastill @danielduran4 @kherington @OfficialJaeHead @officialdannyr

For more information or to set up interviews with Daniel Duran, Oscar Torres, Danny Rodriguez or cast, contact: Verena King (310) 594-0856 verena@verenakingpr.com

SOURCE Strings of Films, LLC

Originally published by Strings of Films, LLC.

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