Broadway Global shares the breaking news of new Annie film who have just posted their official trailer just hours ago. Thanks to Producers James Lassiter, Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith, Shawn "JAY Z" Carter, Laurence 'Jay" Brown, and Tyran Ty Smith "Annie" the orphan get a new lease on life making her way into theatres this 2014. The Broadway classic has an all new contemporary vision, with help from Director/Producer/Screenwriter Will Gluck at the helm of this new modern day Sony Pictures comedy. Celia Costas is Executive Producer. Broadway Global shares a few true life stories of Annie with a special program called Kids in Distress and our 2014 Broadway Global Producer of the Year, at the end of this article, because this new Annie film will educate our current society.
Academy Award nominee Quvenzhane Wallis (Beast of the Southern Wild) stars as the foster child Annie from Harlem. The original Broadway musical won seven Tony Awards has been redeveloped for screenplay by Will Gluck and Aline Brosh McKenna but is based on the stage musical Annie. The book by Thomas Meehan with music by Charles Strouse and Lyrics by Martin Charnin are still part of the new film that will come out Christmas 2014.
The official film trailer is already getting much buzz from the Broadway and Film industry because it stars Cameron Diaz, who plays the mean Miss Hannigan role. Jamie Foxx plays the wealthy tycoon running for mayor candidacy, who could use a orphan top boost his polls. Will the sun come out for this new film with a contemporary new look? Broadway Global has its' bets on breaking box office records for this Broadway classic, now Annie as a modern film will capture the hearts around the globe.
The truth is we still have many children today in need on foster families and adopting parents, so this new "Annie" may educate others on the need in our current society. In Fort Lauderdale Floirda we know a gay couple, one a drama teacher, and his partner who just left a secure job of many years to be home with more kids. They have raised a few kids over the last few years through a special program offered by Kids In Distress.
It is important to compare the story of Annie to this real life today. The local drama teacher and his long time partner have joined a program that allows them to host a child, who is in the system in need of parents. The program allows the real parent to find work, a home... while foster parents take care of the child. This was the first Christmas the couple has had a very young girl. Just the other day on the local news teenage girls were spotlighted, as they are in need of foster parents or parents to adopt them. The story spotlighted Kids In Distress (www.kidinc.org) working with Forvever Family and struck so hard, that Annie was at the top of the Broadway Global top must see list.
Also, Lauren Fermica the Community Relations Manger for FLCT and a very close acquaintance, choreographer Ron Hutchins worked in tandem to put on Disney's Aladdin at Kids In Distress. Another true life Annie story came to mind of a little girl, who had blisters on her ankle. Ron said; "When you are home, wear socks to heal the blister." The little girl replied - "This is home" Ron had no idea that some of the kids actually lived at the location, while waiting for foster families. Ron and Lauren are both thankful to have had this wonderful opportunity to bring performing arts to these children, supporting the mission of FLCT "Teaching the Art of Life through the Magic of Theatre". M for magic stands for many things..
The "M" - "Much" need for parents, is still an issue we must face in America. We are still living in hard times, not everyone has "M" - "Monies" to foster or adopt, but programs do help with some funds to foster and adopt those in need. The "M"- for "Merry" Christmas, and "M" is for "Most" important, that we share the need for the "M"- "Many" children in the American systems that have been lost like Annie. "M" Millions of children are in need of a family. "M" - "Mission" are mission at Kids In Distress (KID) is to prevent child abuse, preserve the family, and treat children who have been abused and neglected.
Since 1979, Kids in Distress has had a demonstrated record of caring. Kids In Distress depends on the community's continued support to provide children with much-needed care. Through fun-filled events sponsored by philanthropic companies and people, you can get involved and make a difference! Kids In Distress brings more than 30 years of experience as a nationally accredited, community-supported agency dedicated to the prevention of child abuse, preservation of the family and the care and treatment of abused children in Broward and Palm Beach counties. KID offers a full continuum of care that includes emergency shelters, therapeutic services, abuse prevention, preschool, dental facility, foster care and adoption. Kids In Distress currently serves over 10,000 children and families between Broward and Palm Beach counties. Please see KID YouTube link.
"M"- "Might" we find a place in our hearts this now before the new Holiday Season to "M" - "Manage" the growing numbers of Kids in need or leaders to build their futures. "Tomorrow" is only a day away, or just a Christmas 2014 away. The Sony official trailer for Annie attached to this article already has thousand of likes and views. Visit the OfficialAnnieMovie page on Facebook for updates. Don't forget to include film producers of the new "Annie musical film your nomination vote 2014 Broadway Global Producer of the Year, they could be included with paste winners 2012 Jordan Scott Gilbert (Ghost) and 2013 Dale Badway (Pippin) winners.
Send in your nomination now. For more information visit www.BroadwayGlobal.org and www.TheatreChat.net. Broadway Global would love to see a producer honored with the "Producer Puzzle" who has taken a classic Broadway musical like Annie and made it affordable by turning it into a fim and accessible to our society to educate, or a woman producer like London's "Scottsboro Boys" Producer Catherine Schreiber, a producer from another country, or a producer who is bringing change to the stage, Broadway films and educating our global society, but the sky is the limit. Your vote chooses the winner!
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