BOCA RATON, FL (February 9, 2017) – Joshua K. Carpenter, Head of Global Acquisition & Sales of Green Apple Entertainment today announced the premiere of the urban crime thriller “Banger” starring Omar Gooding and Clifton Powell with DirecTV. Created by Skip Thomas Productions and HobbsStyle Casting & Production, the film was directed and written by Mike Berry, produced by Mike Berry and Tina Hobbs.

Synopsis: “When a turf dispute turns deadly between two street crews fighting for control of the city’s lucrative methamphetamine trade, exacting revenge for the code is more than a game.”

Starring: Omar Gooding, Clifton Powell, Joe Estevez, Demond Ballou, Andrew Herriage, Robert Hunter, Anjela Randle, KateLynn E. Newberry, Jessica Graie, Hakeem Sharif

Carpenter stated: “We’re excited about our continued acquisition and releasing urban content. It’s positive to see local filmmakers figure out how to cast recognizable talent. The film shows the pulse of independent filmmaking is alive and that one doesn’t have to fear ‘go high budget or don’t play’ to express their craft.


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About Green Apple Entertainment:
Green Apple Entertainment is a leading, global provider of quality, independent film and television content. Based in Boca Raton, Florida, USA, the company was founded in 2005 by 30+ year industry veteran Tim Warren.

With a diverse portfolio of more than 200 titles, Green Apple Entertainment continues to expand its film library through the acquisition of all rights to select projects for limited theatrical release, television, PPV, cable/satellite/telco VOD, TVOD/EST, SVOD, AVOD, ancillary and home video.

Green Apple Entertainment has well-established relationships for product placement and continues to innovate by nurturing new opportunities in a rapidly changing marketplace. The company’s mission is to deliver first-rate content and superior product to a broad array of audiences for a fresh viewing experience on traditional platforms, as well as evolving new media.

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