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Teaser Trailer For Ya'Ke Smith's 'Wolf' Follow-up - 'Heaven' - Surfaces...

by Tambay A. Obenson
April 12, 2013 8:31 PM
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His critically-lauded feature film debut, Wolf, continues to travel, collecting even more acclaim, and winning over new fans for the director, Ya'Ke Smithwho hasn't wasted anytime getting to work on his follow-up project, a new drama titled Heaven.

And while not seemingly as controversial as some considered Wolf, from all we know thus far, Heaven should be another candid character study of an aggrieved young life.

Here's the logline:

Caught in the brutal world of sex trafficking, a girl attempts escape through her desire to become a ballet dancer.

Mr Smith will direct Heaven from his own script, with both he and his Wolf producer, Ralph Lopez, producing, via Exodus Filmworks.

A teaser for the upcoming drama has been released, and is embedded below.

It stars Amber Merrick as the title character (Heaven), Tim NewkirkDerrick SmithShannon Beacham and Brandon Nguyen.

Yuta Yamaguchi who gave Wolf its visual flair, returns to shoot Heaven as well.

Watch the teaser below:

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  • D | June 22, 2013 8:52 AMReply

    This looks great!

  • NO BRAINER | April 15, 2013 1:01 PMReply

    My eyelids were getting so heavy while watching this. Not for me.

  • turner | April 13, 2013 10:57 AMReply

    This would've worked better if the "girl" as she was described was actually younger and had a vulnerable appearance instead of looking like the age most ballet dancers retire.

  • michaboa | April 13, 2013 8:36 AMReply


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