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Peruvian Actress Claudia Zevallos Stars in Upcoming Film “A Snowy Day in Oakland”

The highly anticipated Kim Bass film hits theaters nationwide this Friday, March 17th

A Snowy Day in Oakland Film Artwork

LOS ANGELESMarch 15, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Claudia Zevallos, the Latina actress known for her roles in Day of Days and Tyson’s Run, is excited to announce that she will be playing the role of Angelica in the upcoming film, produced by Planet 9 Productions, A Snowy Day in Oakland, which opens in theaters nationwide on Friday, March 17th. Written and directed by Kim Bass, the film is a magical urban tale about an upscale psychologist who breaks up with her longtime boyfriend and opens a private storefront practice in Oakland, turning the predominantly African American and psychologically ignored neighborhood on its emotional ear.

Zevallos will star alongside a talented, powerhouse ensemble cast, including, Kimberly EliseLoretta DevineArden MyrinDeon ColeMichael Jai WhiteTony Plana, Reno Wilson, Evan RossArden MyrinNicole Ari ParkerReno Wilson, and Marla Gibbs.

She was cast opposite Tom Skerritt in the two-character feature film Day of Daysfor which she and Tom won Best Actor Awards at the 2017 Women’s International Film & Art Festival. Zevallos was most recently featured in the 2022 film Tyson’s Run, which played in theaters throughout the United States and Latin America.

Claudia Zevallos shares, “I am grateful and honored to be a part of this amazing film and to have worked alongside such a talented cast and crew.” She continues, “I am so excited for everyone to finally see it on Friday. This film will make you feel inspired, hopeful, happy and heard, while laughing out loud.”

A Snowy Day in Oakland is rated PG-13, distributed by People of Culture Studios in association with the production company Planet 9 Productions. The film, slated for a select theaters nationwide release, is produced by Deanna ShapiroJohn Cappetta as well as Kim Bass.

Film stills and the film artwork can be viewed HERE. The film trailer can be viewed HERE.

SOURCE Planet 9 Productions

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