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Emerson on set in his dual roles as both actor and producer.
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Emerson produced and starred in the sequel to cult-classic Sordid Lives, A Very Sordid Wedding. The film is the story of what happens when marriage equality comes to a small Texas town that is not quite ready for it, explored through the beloved characters of the original film and the LOGO prequel TV series.
A Very Sordid Wedding had an incredibly successful seven-month theatrical release, opening in March 2017 in Palm Springs as the #1 limited theatrical release opening weekend. The film went on to open in more than 60 cities, running more than 60 theatrical weeks, with 60 event screenings with 23 film festival partners, 8 charities, 3 churches, 3 PRIDES & 2 LGBT Centers and won 10 film festival awards. Emerson attended and hosted Q&As at 72 screenings in 45 cities through the theatrical run from March 2017 to the wide release on October 17, 2017. The film stayed the number one LGBT DVD release on Amazon for more than 10 weeks and the release week it spent at #1 in Romance and #2 in comedy reaching #17 of all films and TV shows available on Amazon.
Principal photography took place in Winnipeg, Manitoba with Buffalo Gal Pictures in May and was completed in Dallas, Texas at the end of July 2016.
Along with Emerson, the film stars Bonnie Bedelia, Leslie Jordan, Caroline Rhea and Dale Dickey with original cast members Ann Walker, Rosemary Alexander, Newell Alexander, Sarah Hunley, Kirk Geiger and Lorna Scott. Returning from the series are David Cowgill, David Steen and Sharon Garrison with the exciting additions of icon Carole Cook, Tony winner Levi Kreis, Hit The Floor's Katherine Bailess, T. Ashanti Mozelle, Michael MacRae and featuring local Dallas talent including news anchor Ron Corning and stars from the Rose Room at S4, Krystal Summers and Cassie Nova. AND, there's a cameo from Whoopi Goldberg.