Renowned actress Wendy Wilkins makes her film debut with crime drama “Alone Today” starring Danny Trejo
LOS ANGELES, CA, UNITED STATES, December 29, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – Danny Trejo (Machete), Shannon Elizabeth (American Pie) and Frank Whaley (Pulp Fiction) have joined the cast of Alone Today, director Wendy Wilkins ‘next crime drama and first feature film. Alone Today is inspired by real life events from when Wendy Wilkins was a cop.
“As a former police officer, I wanted to write a film that portrayed a more authentic version of a woman who was also a police officer, not a stereotypical version, and highlight domestic violence and that it could happen to anyone. regardless of your education, work and geography, ”says Wilkins. “The script, I believe, is grounded, realistic and a precise representation of the characters because they are inspired by real life events.
Main shooting began on December 20. The film tells the story of a woman (Elizabeth) who is in an abusive relationship with a dirty investigator (Whaley) who assists in the trafficking of sexually trafficked minors across the Mexican border. Everything goes horribly wrong when she tries to save a single truck before “disappearing forever”, and she chooses to take another route.
Wilkins continues, “I want to shine a light on domestic violence and child sex trafficking / trafficking, the fastest growing crime in the world, but also tell a great roller coaster story in narrative form and at the same time. through the prism of a woman. I am grateful to I have such an amazing team around me who enlighten me on this. In addition, I also have a small role in the film. “
Rob Margolies (Bobcat Moretti), the founder of Different Duck Films, will co-produce the film, along with Wilkins and Erin Miracle. Wilkins is a former cop and the author of the memoir Sex, Love, and Cops: A Memoir of My Five Years as a Young Cop, which is a collection of stories from his time as a real cop.
“I’m grateful for all the support from the directors / acting coaches who helped me through the process, including Ivana Chubbuck who allowed me to create scenes from my script in her master class with amazing actors. such as Katt Shea (Nancy Drew) and Catriona Mackenzie, (The Republic of Sarah, The Walking Dead).
Wendy Wilkins is an award-winning actress, writer and filmmaker based in Los Angeles. Wendy is honored to have recently become an American citizen having lived here for years via London, originally from Australia. From being a young cop, Wendy grew to become one of Australia’s most successful real estate agents, personally selling over $ 1 billion in sales. Her creative passions have never stopped calling her since she put on shows for her grandfather in his garage when she was little. The joy on her face still echoes with Wendy today. Wendy has won awards on the festival circuit and has been thrilled to star in a number of award-winning movies and TV shows alongside many well-known names. Wendy also has a number of storylines in various forms of development.
Wilkins is also the author of a memoir, Sex, Love, and Cops: A Memoir of My Five Years as a Young Cop, retracing the true story of Wendy Wilkins as she joins the police, a naive cop of twenty. years in Melbourne, Australia, and experience many firsts, his first arrest, murder, corpse, love, police culture and a #metoo moment … The good, the bad and the ugly of cop life in Melbourne, Australia, in the late 1980s and early 1990s.
The Memoirs are quick and entertaining read with wonderful characters, who happen to be real. A peek inside the sandy belly of Melbourne’s police world, through the lens of a young female cop. Wendy is navigating this new world, all while falling in love and being sexually aroused herself. Thumbnails in the style of the short story “Sex and The City” by Candace Bushnell.
“By illuminating in an entertaining way, I believe in positive change. I have learned through movies, television series and reading about injustices and situations that I would never have been aware or passionate about if I had just glimpsed a newspaper article, “says Wendy.” That’s the main reason I became an actress / writer. Even though I can change my mind through the creative arts to have a fairer and better life, it is worth it. I felt it myself. If I can help someone feel better about their situation, laugh, have a good cry or not feel alone, it’s my mission as an artist to help make the world a better place. “
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