Two “Miss Saigon” stars are set to be featured in movie musical Yellow Rose.
YELLOW ROSE – These two famous “Miss Saigon” stars are set to be featured in the movie musical “Yellow Rose” in the United States.
Tony Award nominee, Eva Noblezada, and Tony Award winner, Lea Salonga, are headlining the musical drama movie “Yellow Rose”.
Along with them are country music star Dale Watson, Liam Booth, Gustavo Gomez (“Animal Kingdom”), Libby Villari (“Boyhood”), and Princess Punzalan.
The musical film will be directed by Diane Paragas.
This is actually happening! (To be totally honest, Eva does most, if not all of the heavy lifting. I’m just happy to be a small part of this effort!) https://t.co/IqTPbokedG
— Lea Salonga (@MsLeaSalonga) September 11, 2018
Here it is!!!! For real!!! https://t.co/vQmHFooPvZ
— Lea Salonga (@MsLeaSalonga) September 10, 2018
— livevamaria (@EvaNoblezada) September 10, 2018
Lea Salonga wrote on Twitter, “This is actually happening! (To be totally honest, Eva does most, if not all the heavy lifting. I’m just happy to be a small part of this effort!)”
Salonga is a Tony winner for playing Kim’s role in “Miss Saigon” while Noblezada got the nomination in the stated award-giving body for the same role.
According to a report from Variety, Paragas shared, “With the increased demand for diverse Asian American stories in Hollywood, I can’t think of a better time to develop this film.”
Moreover, “Yellow Rose’ has been in development for over 15 years, and we’ve selected an incredibly talented cast to help tell this story.”
As per the report, the “Yellow Rose” is the story of a 17-year old Filipino American girl from Texas who has this dream of becoming a country music star secretly.
She ran away when her mother got arrested by the immigration and face her journey on her own or she with her mother will be deported to the Philippines.
“Yellow Rose” is supported by New York-based Asian CineVision, the Cinematrografo International Film Festival (ABS-CBN Global).
Also, the New York Women in Film & Television awarded it the Ravenal Foundation Feature Film Grant early of this year based on the article.
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