$TACK$ Lead Actor Mark Christopher Lawrence Nominated For A Daytime Emmy® For Outstanding Lead Actor In a Daytime Fiction Program
Transformation Films, LLC is pleased to announce that $TACK$ lead actor, Mark Christopher Lawrence, has received a nomination for a 2021 Daytime Emmy® Award for Outstanding Lead Actor In a Daytime Fiction Program for his gritty portrayal of Hector in the award winning film $TACK$.
$TACK$ is a biting drama dripping with social commentary on our post Covid-19 world. The film was written by and is the directorial debut for previous Daytime Emmy® nominated producer and actor, Gerald Webb (BARRY, L.A.’s FINEST, PLAYERS, Assault on VA-33). Mark headlines a fantastic cast that includes previous Emmy® Award winner Diahnna Nicole Baxter (SCANDAL, A House Is Not A Home), Calvin Winbush (This Is America, NASHVILLE), Tarnue Massaquoi (Terminator: Dark Fate), Jamie Burton-Oare (CSI: New York) and Jadarrel Belser (Zombie Apocalypse).
The nomination tallies Mark’s second Emmy® nomination of the year, following his Pacific Southwest Regional Emmy® nomination for narration of THE FLOURISH. He was also nominated for Outstanding Comedic Actor at the Micheaux Film Festival where $TACK$ was also nominated for outstanding directing, outstanding writing and took home the festival’s award for Outstanding Comedic Short.
“Mark is one of the most genuine people and most talented performers in the business. Him receiving this type of honor is long overdue. I could not be any happier, prouder and more honored to have been a part of his amazing accomplishment”. - $TACK$ director, Gerald Webb
Mark Christopher Lawrence also served as a consulting producer with Meredith Thomas as a supervising producer on the Gerald Webb produced $TACK$ for Transformation Films, LLC. Principal photography took place in Los Angeles, CA wrapping just 46 hours prior to the L.A. Safer At Home mandatory quarantine going into effect.
In recognition of Mark’s second Emmy® nomination, $TACK$ has been made available for free streaming now through the Daytime Emmy® Award announcements on July 17th.
About Mark Christopher Lawrence
Mark Christopher Lawrence has had a 35-year career on stage, in film and television. His notable appearances include: series regular as Big Mike on NBC’s CHUCK, Pursuit of Happyness, Terminator II, Fear of a Black Hat and his DryBar standup comedy clips that have amassed over 18 million views. The veteran stage actor received the San Diego Critics Circle’s Craig Noel Award for Outstanding Actor of the Year in 2012. He was also nominated earlier this year for Outstanding Comedic Actor at the Micheaux Film Festival where $TACK$ was nominated for outstanding directing, writing and took home the festival’s award for Outstanding Comedic Short.
Directed and written by: Gerald Webb (directorial debut)
Starring: Mark Christopher Lawrence, Diahnna Nicole Baxter, and Calvin Winbush
Produced by: Gerald Webb Consulting Producer: Mark Christopher Lawrence Supervising Producer: Meredith Thomas
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