At Triumphant Pictures, we are privileged to work with some of the industry’s most talented and captivating actors. Today, we want to shine the spotlight on a few of them. From seasoned legends to rising stars, our films have been graced by remarkable individuals who bring characters to life with their exceptional talent.
Keep reading to delve into the lives and careers of three of our standout actors: Vivica Fox, Dorien Wilson, and Barry Shabaka Henley, who have starred in our movie Due Season, co-produced with Manhattan Movie Studio and Future Proof Films.
Vivica Fox: A Journey from Indiana to Hollywood
After graduating from high school, Vivica Anjanetta Fox made the bold decision to move to Los Angeles to chase her dreams of pursuing a career in acting. Though she faced months of rejection, Vivica persevered and secured her breakthrough role in the 1988 ABC drama China Beach.
Vivica’s breakout role came in the 1996 blockbuster Independence Day, where she played Jasmine, a character who became the film’s heroine. This role catapulted her to mainstream success. Her commitment to promoting positive images of African-American women in the industry was evident in her role in the 2001 film Two Can Play That Game. She portrayed Shanté Smith, an advertising executive and role model striving to challenge stereotypes.
Vivica Fox’s incredible journey from Indiana to Hollywood is an inspiring testament to her resilience, talent, and passion for the craft of acting. Her contributions to Triumphant Pictures have been invaluable, and we look forward to seeing her continue to shine.
Dorien Wilson: The Charismatic Chancellor Davis
Born in Lompoc, California, USA, Dorien Wilson has made a name for himself in the world of television, often portraying successful African-American characters with white-collar or academic careers.
His breakthrough role came with his co-starring run on HBO’s acclaimed sitcom Dream On from 1991 to 1996. In the series, he played Eddie Charles, a smooth-talking chat show host and the best friend of the main character. The depiction of their interracial friendship, marked by its equality and authenticity, was a standout feature of the show. Dorien Wilson’s performance earned him a CableACE Award nomination in 1994.
As Chancellor Davis in Due Season, Dorien Wilson brings depth and charisma to his character, making him a memorable part of the film’s ensemble cast. His contribution to Triumphant Pictures is a testament to his talent and dedication to his craft.
Barry Shabaka Henley: A Character Actor with Versatility
Barry Shabaka Henley is an actor known for his versatility and ability to bring depth to his roles. Henley may be recognizable as the smooth-talking jazz trumpeter in Michael Mann’s Collateral, where he acted alongside Tom Cruise. Henley’s work with Mann extended to films like Miami Vice and Ali. In addition to his film work, he has had recurring roles in television series such as Heroes, FlashForward, and HBO’s Luck.
Barry Shabaka Henley’s extensive filmography showcases his range as an actor and his commitment to delivering memorable performances. In Due Season, he takes on the role of Uncle Ken, adding depth and authenticity to the film’s ensemble cast.
At Triumphant Pictures, we are honored to collaborate with such talented actors. Their dedication to their craft inspires us and reaffirms our commitment to telling compelling stories that captivate audiences worldwide. Feel free to reach out to us with any questions!