New Film ‘WALKING WITH HERB’ Combines Sports, Humor and Second Chances

and with the help of God’s motorcycle-riding messenger. The company represents A-list creative talent, influencers, and athletes in the fields of motion pictures, television, music, publishing, live performance, lifestyle branding and digital media. Faced with doubts about himself, his purpose and his belief in God, Joe is stunned when God tells him that he’s been chosen to inspire the world and play in a world championship golf tournament. In Theaters Nationwide May 7Features Academy Award® Nominee and Emmy® Winner Edward James Olmos, Comedy Legend George Lopez and Oscar® Nominee Kathleen QuinlanWalkingWithHerbMovie.comNEWS PROVIDED BY130 AgencyMay 5, 2021LOS ANGELES, May 5, 2021 /Christian Newswire/ — The uplifting, new film WALKING WITH HERB takes audiences on an 18-hole rollercoaster ride as one man discovers how the impossible can become possible through faith, family and second chances… Find tickets at WalkingWithHerbMovie.com.Produced by Optimism Entertainment and Rio Road Entertainment, WALKING WITH HERB is directed by Ross Kagan Marks and written by Tony® winner and Academy Award® nominee Mark Medoff.The film is executive produced by Edward James Olmos, George Lopez, Joe S. Bullock, William Blaylock. "An amazing script and an excellent cast combine for a heart-warming, funny story about golf, belief and second chances."In addition to Olmos (Academy Award® nominee, Golden Globe® and Emmy® winner, Battlestar Galactica, STAND AND DELIVER) and Lopez (George Lopez show), WALKING WITH HERB stars Kathleen Quinlan (Academy Award® nominee, APOLLO 13)."This is Edward James Olmos’ best performance since STAND AND DELIVER," said Sid Ganis, former President of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Science.SYNOPSISJoe Amable-Amo is a bank executive and former amateur golfer struggling with his faith after an unexpected tragedy. Guided by God’s eccentric personal messenger, Herb, Joe learns that the seemingly impossible is possible…through faith, family and second chances.WALKING WITH HERB premieres nationwide May 7. In theaters nationwide on May 7, WALKING WITH HERB will inspire and entertain audiences.WALKING WITH HERB features global star Edward James Olmos and comedy legend George Lopez.SEE TRAILER HERE"It was one of the best experiences I’ve ever had working on a film," said Olmos, who plays the lead character, and is an executive producer. It was filmed in Las Cruces.About Optimism EntertainmentOptimism Entertainment is an Internationally known content production and talent management company with its headquarters based in Los Angeles, CA., and a satellite office in Albuquerque, NM. Bullock. www.optimisment.com. Producers are Brian Espinosa, Ross Kagan Marks and Mark Medoff.WALKING WITH HERB is based on the book of the same name by Las Cruces, New Mexico, banker and golfer Joe S. We maintain an exclusive roster of International creative talent and produce motion pictures, television, AR (Augmented Reality), branded content, and live events based on best-selling novels, comic books, video games, and original content. For interviews, contact: Michael Conrad, Michael@130a.com 214-616-0320For press material, visit www.130a.comSOURCE 130 AgencyCONTACT: Michael Conrad, 214-616-0320, Michael@130a.com

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