New York, NY December 15, 2014 ?Orchard Winfield Productions (OW Productions) invites you to spend the holidays with?People you Know.?Season One, Part One is now available for free on the series webpage during the Christmas holidays. Get to know the Saints and Sinners of the new series as they learn hard truths about love, friendship and life.
People You Know?tackles the story of having it all in the most iconic, demanding and cutthroat city in the world, New York City.?People you Know?is a provocative series where the seven deadly sins corrupt a group of thirty-something urbanites, threatening their chance for happiness and love, as they strive to achieve their dreams while surviving the drama. At every turn, these friends get pushed to the limit and run the risk of losing all they hold dear.
The series also stars Pandora Boxx, an alum of RuPaul?s Drag Race was named by Entertainment Weekly ?as their America?s Next Drag Superstar,? plays Adora Jarr, a twisted bartending version of herself. She has performed around the world first with the sold out Off-Broadway comedy show?Lick this Boxx?and debuted a new comedy show?Missed Connections?in New York City in September.
Steve Hayes plays Patrick Carter and is a three-time MAC award winner and veteran of NY stage. He is best remembered for his performances in the films Trick and Big Gay Musical. He also hosts his highly popular web show Steve Hayes: Tired Old Queen at the Movies. Steve?s character is the master of sexual innuendo and always ready with a scandalous quip. He often acts as the voice of reason, even if he won?t listen to his own advice.
?Each character has a moment in the season where they must decide if they are on the side of the saints or the sinners. The choices they make have a direct effect on everyone else, which makes it so much fun to watch,? says co-creator Baltimore Russell. ?The thing that compels the characters to action is the same thing that might be also holding someone else back from achieving their dreams.?
“We see the characters love and scheme and fall victim to their own insecurities. It?s what really makes the show relatable,” says John Dylan DeLaTorre, co-creator. ?Anyone can watch the show and find a character to identify with and then root for them to succeed. It?s that drama and intrigue that sets the show apart from other series.?
OW Productions will resume production of the final 7 episodes of season one in mid 2015. All six episodes of season one, part one are available?here.
ABOUT PEOPLE YOU KNOW
People you Know?is a half hour, open-ended drama series that presents a multilayered story with direct consequences for each character. It is a provocative primetime drama set in the fast-paced world of New York City. It tells the story about a circle of friends, family and ex-lovers, gay & straight. The plots center on sex, love, betrayal, and greed, any of which can lead to a character?s undoing. Far more than just a soap, the series challenges stereotypes and breaks new ground. The show weaves throughout its story lines larger, universal themes about the human condition, the nature of cultural identity and gender norms.
ABOUT ORCHARD WINFIELD PRODUCTIONS
Orchard Winfield Productions, founded in 2011 by John Dylan DeLaTorre and Baltimore Russell, is committed to creating new media work that reflects our changing society and provides the resources for up and coming filmmakers to bring a vision to reality. OW Productions aims to promote new media that engages and challenges an audience to evaluate their own beliefs. By exploring the underlying human condition with a fresh perspective, we are able to open new insights into our common humanity.