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Synopsis

RYLEE, a mixed-race teen descends into drug addiction while struggling with her difficult childhood. After entering treatment at a rehab facility, working through issues of identity both physical and emotional, Rylee learns recovery is a life-long process that holds no guarantees. Exploring the effects of addiction on family, Rylee’s South-Asian mother, MAYA, struggles to understand Rylee’s disease while coping with her own family history of substance abuse.

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Cast

CAMILLE BRIGHT

(Rylee)

The talented and vibrant Camille Bright is a native of South Carolina. Camille knew from a young age that entertaining was her passion. At eighteen a courageous Camille with dreams of making it big, decided to move to New York City after she was offered a scholarship to The New York Conservatory of Dramatic Arts. After four years of gaining experience in the big city Camille stepped out on faith and took her talents to Los Angeles, CA. Camille continues to perfect her craft in LA while staying busy with auditions and pursuing her music career. Camille’s enthusiasm and determination for her dreams assure that she is definitely a star on the rise.

NANDINI MINOCHA

(Maya)

Nandini Minocha is known for her work on Reset (2015), 

Miss India America (2015) and Spy (2013).

A. RUSSELL ANDREWS

(Earl)

A. Russell Andrews is the founding member of the LA based stage company StageWalkers. As Actor/Producer, Andrews won 2 NAACP Theatre and 2 LA Ovation Awards for his work with Pulitzer Prize winning author August Wilson's Ma Rainey's Black Bottom and Jitney. As 'Youngblood' in Jitney, Andrews, Wilson and cast received the 2002 Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Play performed at The Royal National Theatre in London. With RESET, films include "Runaway Island" starring Lorraine Toussaint ("Orange is the New Black"), "The In-Laws," "The Punisher" and Hanelle Culpepper's short, "A Single Rose." Selected TV guest starring roles "Grey's Anatomy," "Harry's Law," "The Defenders," "The Nine," "Boston Legal," "CSI Miami," "Bernie Mac" and "Numb3rs."

LINDSEY HAUN

(Stephanie)

Lindsey Haun is an actress and singer best known for her role as Hadley on the HBO television series "True Blood." She was nominated for a Young Artist Award for her role in the 2000 Disney Channel original movie "The Color of Friendship" as Mahree Bok, and has starred in the film "Broken Bridges," for which she also recorded a portion of the soundtrack. Haun started acting when she was three, in a commercial for Little Caesars. Her first television appearance was on an episode of "Anything But Love," and her first notable film role was as Mara, the ruthless leader of the sinister children in 1995's "Village of the Damned."

NICOLA LAMBO

(Marie)

In the spotlight since four years old, Nicola Lambo, was born in Jamaica, spending most of her life basking in the Florida sun and earning a Jazz vocal degree from the University of Miami while there. Right out of college, she found herself in the jungle by way of Walt Disney World as Nala in Festival of the Lion King and as a featured vocalist in Tarzan Rocks, which led to an invitation to be in the opening cast of The Lion King Equity Theatre show at Hong Kong Disneyland. Evolving into an accomplished actor to date, accredited works include "Revenge," "Scandal," "Parenthood," "Seasons" with James Kyson (NBC's "Heroes").

WALTER COX

(Steve)

Walter recently completed work on the feature film "Dating Daisy" and "Seattle Road" with Kelly Lynch. He had a recurring role in the horse racing drama on HBO called "Luck" with Dustin Hoffman and Nick Nolte and a recurring character on TNT's new series, "Murder in the First" starring Taye Diggs and Kathleen Robertson. On the comedy side, he works with collegehumor.com performing in numerous web episodes for their channel, and is active with "Fresh Produce'd LA" an organization that workshops new works from aspiring writers. After a hiatus from the acting side of the business, he has been working consistently on projects with great stories. Working on RESET was particularly close to his heart, as he is clean and sober since 1988, and has seen first-hand the devastation the disease can cause.

CREW

ARUN K. VIR

Writer / Director / Producer

An award-winning writer, producer and director, Arun began her love affair with filmmaking in London at a young age, coordinating documentaries and news magazine programs for British television. Vir's screenplay THE LAST WEEKEND earned her the prestigious “Directing Workshop for Women Award” sponsored by the American Film Institute and Gale Anne Hurd. This was Arun’s first short film, which starred Suzanne Douglas (Parenthood) and won “Best Short” at the Pan African Film Festival; Emerging Artist at the Kodak sponsored “National Black Programming Consortium Festival. Vir was also named HBO’s “Women To Watch”. In 2008, she completed her film, UNFINISHED, a drama about a young South Asian-American woman who is forced to reconcile her relationship with her estranged father. Arun returns with her dark drama, RESET, which centers on teen addiction and recovery. Her latest screenplay, SUBURBAN TURBAN was a Semi-Finalist for the The Academy Nicholls Fellowship (2015). As producer, Vir's credits include BB Gun (Showtime Networks) and the reality series, Romancing the Joan with the Legendary comedian, Joan Rivers. Arun lives in Los Angeles with her husband Willie Dawkins and their two children.