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Jason Weaver, Jeff Logan, Princess Love, Co-Star In MegaMind Media Feature

Hollywood CA, – MegaMind Media announced the network and premiere date for its newest destination thriller, co-executive produced by icon Yandy SmithTressa Azarel Smallwood (MegaMind CEO). “The Deadly Getaway” stars Jason Weaver (The Chi), Jeff Logan (DoubleCross), Princess Love (Love & Hip Hop), and Smith (in the lead role), premieres May 9 as a BET+ Original movie. 

The highly anticipated BET+ original movie is directed by Charles Jones, and produced by Melissa Llewellyn-Alston and Kristin Iris Johnson. Donte LeeRobyn LyonJerry Vines, and Jermaine Smith, also serve as executive producers for MegaMind Media; with Marvin Neil and Lorisa Bates for BET+. The Deadly Getaway is written by Chad Quinn and Eric Dickens.

“The Deadly Getaway is the perfect reintroduction to classic thrillers, which encompass dramatic twists, and spine-chilling moments,” says Smallwood. “It showcases the range and diversity of emerging Black writers across genres of film and television.”

This year, Smallwood and MegaMind Media earned BET+ two NAACP Image Awards’ nominations for the biopic First Lady Of BMF: The Tonesa Welch Story. In 2023, Smallwood’s film A Rich Christmas (BET) earned a Best Original Movie nomination from the NAMIC Awards for the network. 

Working across brands, Smallwood and MegaMind Media are responsible for the successful BETher series’ “The Couch” and “The Waiting Room” which focus on women’s health issues, and continues to expand the company’s diverse catalog of content at BET Networks.
Smith is represented by The BBM Agency. Weaver is represented by PANTHEON, People Store, Crimson Media and Fox Rothschild. Logan and Love are represented by PANTHEON. Smallwood is represented by Darrell Miller at Fox Rothschild, and is a member of the Producers Guild America (PGA) and the Writer’s Guild (WGA). 
THE DEADLY GETAWAY SYNOPSISAn upwardly mobile couple travel to a glamorous campsite destination for a romantic weekend getaway that quickly turns nightmarish. Jacob (Weaver) plans to propose to his girlfriend of two years, Hope (Smith), but the arrival of her obsessive ex-boyfriend, Derrick (Logan), and his girlfriend, Jada (Love Norwood) complicates things. Tensions and jealousy mount as Derrick becomes inappropriate with his flirtations. Things get even worse when the owners of the Away Pod go missing and Hope discovers Derrick has a dark secret he’s keeping from them all. Wanted by the police for a botched robbery and murder, there’s nothing Derrick won’t do to protect his secret even if it means killing his precious Hope. Stranded in the woods with a target on their backs, Hope and Jacob become the hunted and must fight their way out of this nightmare if they want to stay alive. 
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