New web series Beacon Hill will premiere March 5, 2014. The show is set in the dramatic world of politics, but relationships, both romantic and familial, will create plenty of conflict as well.
The show focuses on two former lovers: Sara Preston, played by Alicia Minshew (ex-Kendall Hart, All My Children; Tainted Dreams), and Katherine Wesley played by Sarah Brown (ex-Claudia Zacchara, ex-Carly Jacks, General Hospital; ex-Agnes Jones, The Bold and the Beautiful; ex-Madison James, Days of our Lives, ex-Julia Larrabee, As the World Turns). The pair reconnect after six years apart and struggle with lingering feelings for one another, political turmoil, family intrusions, and press interference.
Beacon Hill is a collaboration between Emmy Award-winning actress Crystal Chappell of Open Books Productions, which produced Venice and The Grove, and Linda and Jessica Hill of Bella Books and Bella Productions
"As book publishers, what interests us the most is the story. We have tremendous respect for great storytelling, character development and building richly layered narratives. That's what we've tried to do with Beacon Hill," said Linda and Jessica Hill.
The show will run on a subscription model. A price has not yet been announced. The creators hope this first season will establish the show and attract sponsorship going forward. "We're in this for the long haul and want to continue to produce Beacon Hill and other quality shows," they stated.
In addition to Minshew and Brown, the cast includes: Crystal Chappell, Melissa Archer (ex-Natalie Buchanan, One Life to Live), Scott Bryce (ex-Craig Montgomery, ATWT), Ricky Paull Goldin (ex-Jake Martin, AMC; ex-Gus Aituro, GL; Another World, AMC, GL, The Young and the Restless), John-Paul Lavoisier (ex-Rex Balsom, OLTL), Jessica Morris (ex-Jennifer Rappaport, OLTL), Rebecca Mozo, Ron Raines (ex-Alan Spaulding; OLTL), Tina Sloan (GL, AW), and Louise Sorel (ex-Vivian Alamain, DAYS).
You can get a sneak preview of the new series below. Visit the official web site of Beacon Hill at beaconhilltheseries.com
According to a February 11, 2014, post on the Beacon Hill Facebook page, the subscription cost for season one of the series will be $9.99. Subscribers will get twelve ad-free episodes with a new episode released each Wednesday starting March 5, 2014. Subscriptions will open during the week of February 16, 2014, at www.beaconhilltheseries.com.
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