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Wednesday, April 10, 2024

New Film Executive Produced by NBA Star Anthony Davis and Directed by Raven Magwood Goodson Set For Digital Release

Finding Tony film executive produced by Anthony Davis

Nationwide — The highly anticipated independent film Finding Tony, directed by Raven Magwood Goodson and executive produced by NBA star Anthony Davis, is set to make its debut premiere on May 9, 2024 during a private VIP screening in Los Angeles! The film will be released exclusively on May 10th on watch.findingtonyfilm.com. In June, Finding Tony will be released via Amazon, Apple TV, and other TVOD platforms.

Finding Tony is about a widowed NBA star who loses everything after his wife is murdered. He reluctantly begins coaching a junior college women’s basketball team, where he meets an orphaned basketball phenom who will change his life forever. The film tackles various relatable topics consisting of depression, mental health, grief, alcoholism, troubled youth issues, and overcoming obstacles. The star-studded cast consists of Stephen Bishop, Raquel Justice, David Banner, Columbus Short and many new faces who are taking the industry by storm. Finding Tony is a family-friendly movie that has messages of hope and triumph.

The first screening for Finding Tony took place during the 2024 NBA All Star Weekend in Indianapolis, IN on February 17th. The exclusive event featured the movie’s executive producers Chandra Magwood, Billy Goodson, Raven Magwood Goodson, Keith Chamberlain, and Anthony Davis, along with other stars like Erica Banks, various NBA players, David Bell of the Cleveland Browns, and many more. The screening was in partnership with Prevent Child Abuse America (PCAA) and was attended by members of 100 Black Men, as well as students from HBCUs around the country.

Writer/Director, Raven Magwood Goodson plans to have a special HBCU screening in late April in Atlanta to allow students to get a sneak peak of the film, chat with the cast and crew, and open the conversation about mental health. “I’m super excited for people to be inspired by this film and the many subtle messages throughout,” says Goodson.

Ahead of the May digital release, there will be a Red-Carpet VIP screening premiere in LA which will consist of the cast, crew, VIP guests, and prominent public figures. Following the ninety-minute film, there will also be a Q&A session, providing attendees with the opportunity to engage with the director and other members of the film’s cast/crew, delving deeper into the intricacies of the movies, the vision, and the message.

Feel free to visit the official website at FindingTonyFilm.com

About Finding Tony
Former NBA star Tony Greene is a depressed alcoholic whose wife was violently murdered. After getting a DUI, he reluctantly begins coaching a women’s college basketball team where he meets Destiny, an orphaned basketball phenom with a bad attitude and an incredible jump shot. Their personalities clash, but Tony sees her potential. Just when Tony thought he had lost it all, his star player helps him find his destiny.

About the Director
Raven Magwood Goodson is an award-winning filmmaker, bestselling author, and motivational speaker who is truly a force to be reckoned with. The nationally recognized “achievement expert” wrote/produced/co-directed an internationally distributed feature film, Haunted Trail, at age 28. Starring Desi Banks, Haunted Trail is a horror-comedy co-directed by Raven alongside director Robin Givens. Upon release, the film quickly became the #1 streaming film on BET+ and was subsequently aired on both BET Her and BET. The film is now additionally available on Amazon Prime, Apple TV, and Tubi. Raven’s latest film, Finding Tony, is a sports drama starring Stephen Bishop, David Banner, Columbus Short, Josh Ventura, Rodney Perry, amongst others. The film is being positioned to be one of the top independent films of 2024.

For press inquiries, contact La’Torria Lemon at 832-212-9181 or press@lemonlimelightmedia.com