Karrueche Tran and Chantel Jeffries Land Roles in Upcoming Comedy 'Dinner with the Stankershets'
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Emmy Award-winning actress Karrueche Tran and model/actress Chantel Jeffries will star in the upcoming romantic comedy Dinner with the Stankershets directed by Chris Stokes. The movie tells the hilarious story of a newly-engaged couple introducing their families to each other for the first time. Tran will play the lead female role opposite her on-screen fiancé Marques Houston. Jeffries will play Tran's half sister in the film alongside other notable castmates including Dorien Wilson, Suzanne Whang, Clifton Powell, Wendy Raquel Robinson and Black.
Dinner with the Stankershets tells the story of a high-powered attorney (Houston) who has been keeping secrets about his family from his well-to-do fiancé (Tran). The comedy ensues when his fiancé secretly invites his family to dinner and all truths begin to unravel.
Both managed by Electric Republic, Karrueche Tran and Chantel Jeffries are two multifaceted talents who have been hard at work in Hollywood. Tran currently stars in the Emmy Award-winning web series The Bay and Stylehaul's hit web series, Vanity. Tran also landed a role in the upcoming film The Good Guys with Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe, as well as Syfy's TV movie 3 Headed Shark Attack, which premiered summer 2015. Chantel Jeffries recently wrapped filming her upcoming movie The Perfect Match, which is also executive produced by Electric Republic. Jeffries was also just named the face of San Lorenzo Bikinis Fall 2015 collection.
About Electric RepublicFounded in 2008 by entertainment executive Jacob York, Electric Republic is an independently-owned media company that develops and markets talent, film, television, and digital assets which speaks to today's popular culture. Electric Republic continues to build the careers of well-known talent including model/actress Karrueche Tran, Wilhelmina model and Vine star Chantel Jeffries and actress Lalanya Masters. In 2014, Electric Republic executive produced their first film Percentage starring Cam'ron, Omar Gooding, Ving Rhames, Melinda Williams and Macy Gray. The film became No. 1 on Netflix in 2014. Their first theatrical film, Brotherly Love hit theaters spring 2015 and stars Keke Palmer, Cory Hardrict, Romeo Miller and Eric D Hill, Jr. Electric Republic's current digital assets include the fraternity and sorority networking app, Prophytes, founded by Electric Republic VP Eric York in 2012 and launched in January of 2015 on the iOS and Android markets.