Haitian actor, Jimmy Jean-Louis has arrived in Ghana to commence shooting for Ghanaian film maker, Leila Djansi’s psychological drama, ‘Sinking Sands’. He touched down at around 6:30pm on Saturday May 22 at the Kotoka International Airport on a KLM flight via France. He was met on arrival by director Leila Djansi.
Jimmy was spotted looking trendy in a pair of dark denim jeans, a white shirt with black tie, an overall jacket, and a flat cap to match. He was excited about visiting Ghana for the first time and wished that he had arrived at day time so he could see more of Accra.
The model-turned-actor, said he is expecting a great experience in filming in Ghana, meeting the people and seeing the wonderful places in Ghana. “I joined the ‘Sinking Sand’ project because I liked the story, it is a beautiful and well written story worth telling”, commented Jimmy.
‘Sinking Sands’ is a psychological drama about a couple, Jimah (Jean-Louis) and Pabi (Ama K. Abebrese) in a loving marriage which turns into one of violence and abuse when Jimah becomes disfigured in a domestic accident.
Jimmy Jean-Louis has had a successful career as an international model and actor. Early in his career he honed his acting skills in a number of independent films, which led to him landing a supporting role in Jean Claude Van Damme’s “Derailed” which set the stage for subsequent roles with other Hollywood notables. He went on to secure major roles in movies such as: “Tears of the Sun”, “Hollywood Homicide”, “Monster-in-law” and “The Game of Our Lives”. He played the lead role in “Phat Girlz”, starring opposite Academy Award winner Mo’Nique as her love interest.
Currently playing The Haitian on NBC’s “Heroes,” Jean-Louis is also the founder of Hollywood Unites for Haiti, a nonprofit organization dedicated to exposing and educating underprivileged youth of Haiti to the arts and sports, and is concentrating his efforts on Haiti after the devastating earthquakes. His role in supporting the people of Haiti after the tragic event has been well recognized with several honours including one at the White House recently.
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