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Following in the footsteps of My Big Fat Greek Wedding and Kissing Jessica Stein Writer/Actress/Producer Sarah Megan Thomas has gathered an incredible team for her feature film BACKWARDS, a sports romance following a fiercely competitive rower who fails to make the Olympic boat, takes a coaching job at a school where her boss is also her ex-boyfriend, and struggles to adjust to life off the race course. It will begin lensing in July 2011, with a projected release date of 2012 Summer, just in time for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London…
The film will be directed by Ben Hickernell. His first feature, Lebanon, PA premiered at South by Southwest Film Festival in 2010, went on to Michael Moore’s Traverse City Film Festival where it won the founder’s prize for “Best Feature.” James Van Der Beek (Dawson’s Creek) will be playing the lead male role of Geoff. Margaret Colin (Gossip Girl, Independence Day) will be playing the role of Mrs. Brooks.
Ms. Thomas, a former rower from the Philadelphia area, will play the lead role of Abigail Brooks. Sarah received her graduate degree in acting in London at Drama Studio. She has appeared in Off-Broadway plays (including a starring role in the critically acclaimed Summit Conference), numerous commercials (including “The New York Times”) and various films. She played the lead role in the independent film The Little Things where she was reviewed as: “When Thomas smiles, she lights up the screen. Her quiet magic gives the film a warm glow.”
It will begin filming in July 2011, with a projected release date of 2012 Summer, just in time for the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.