Brooklyn Sudano has booked a lead role in Lifetime’s original movie With This Ring, slated to debut this year. Written and directed by Nzingha Stewart (The Game), the romantic comedy revolves around three single best friends, who after attending the lavish wedding of their best friend on New Year’s Eve, make the vow to be married within the year. Sudano, repped by APA and Greenlight Management, will play Elise, the bride-to-be getting married who relies on her best friends to get her down the aisle when she gets a little case of cold feet. Sudano most recently starred in the ABC pilot, Westside. Other TV credits include ABC’s My Wife And Kids, and CW pilot, Dakota. Her film work includes 5 Star Day and Sinners And Saints.
Teri Polo (The Fosters) is set for a lead role in original movie The Christmas Shepherd, set to debut on Hallmark Movies and Mysteries Channel later this year. Polo will play Sally Browing, a children’s book author and illustrator who’s devastated when her beloved German Shepherd, Buddy, runs away during a thunderstorm. Buddy miraculous ends up in Boston with Mark Green (Martin Cummins) and his teenage daughter who are recovering from losing his wife and her mother three years ago. Browing connects with Mark and Emma in her search for Buddy and everyone is given the best Christmas present possible, the gift of Love. Polo, repped by Gersh and Bob McGowan, just wrapped feature Isn’t It Romantic and will return to her role on The Fosters in September.