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April 2007
First Look: RAIN


LEGENDARY AUTHOR VC ANDREWS’ BESTSELLING NOVEL COMES TO LIFE WITH AN ALL STAR CAST INCLUDING ACADEMY AWARD® WINNER FAYE DUNAWAY, ACADEMY AWARD® NOMINEE ROBERT LOGGIA, CSI MIAMI STAR KHANDI ALEXANDER AND NEWCOMER BROOKLYN SUDANO IN

RAIN

Premiering on DVD May 29, 2007


Los Angeles, CA (April 10, 2007) – Celebrated actors Faye Dunaway (Chinatown), Robert Loggia (Scarface) and Khandi Alexander (CSI Miami) lead an amazing cast in the complex family drama RAIN, the first title of a mega-hit V.C. Andrews series that has sold over 5 million copies worldwide for Pocket Books/Simon and Schuster. The title debuts on DVD May 29, 2007 from Codeblack Entertainment for a collectible $24.98 SRP.

The story follows an untapped musical prodigy whose world is turned upside down when she uncovers the racially charged mystery of her true heritage. This dramatic and touching tale of love and acceptance also stars (Giancarlo Esposito (Ali) and Brooklyn Sudano (My Wife and Kids).

Brooklyn Sudano plays the title character, a young African-American teenager living in a tough neighborhood with her mother and two siblings. When her sister becomes involved with a dangerous new crowd, Rain tries to intervene and is ultimately a witness to a terrible crime. In a desperate effort to protect her daughter, Rain’s mother (Alexander) secretly places a call that will change her life forever.

Once her newly discovered biological grandmother (Dunaway) reluctantly agrees to shelter her, a new but uneasy relationship begins to grow. Soon, Rain has an opportunity to nurture her musical gifts, and her emergence as a talented musician puts her on the road to a better life.

Special features for RAIN include a never-before-published V.C. Andrews novella, the prequel “Gathering Clouds.”

 


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