Pras Stars In New Movies, Planning New Solo Album

Fugee’s

group member Pras Michel has inked a deal with Artists International Management

and will release and executive produce a number of upcoming projects, including

a new album. Pras,

who is known for his role as one-third of the best-selling Hip-Hop group the Fugee’s,

has molded himself into a triple threat focusing on music, acting, and producing.

Along

with his newest album which will be released sometime in 2007, Pras will also

star in a new feature film entitled, Standing Down. Standing

Down is a screenplay written by Ron Zimmerman (The Michael Richards Show,

Action, The Best Man, 7th Heaven) that tells the story of a career

soldier who is coping with life outside the United States Army. The

movie is being directed by Marshall Tyler and also stars actor Ron Perlman, who

has starred in movies like Hellboy, Hellboy 2, Blade 2 and

Star Trek: Nemesis.The

movie is being produced by Michael Manasseri and David Zappone and Kimberley Kates,

who believes audiences will be touched by the movie. "We

are putting together a dynamic team to bring Ron Zimmerman’s powerful script to

life," Kates said. In

addition to appearing in the film, Pras also serves as the executive producer

of and contributes to the soundtrack.

Pras is also producing the upcoming documentary Skid Row. Skid

Row will take an inside look at life on Los Angeles’ infamous skid row.

As part of the documentary Pras went undercover as homeless man and lived on skid

row for nine days with only nine dollars. Some

of Pras’ past movies include Mystery Men, Higher Ed, Nora’s

Hair Salon, and Turn It Up. He

has also appeared in several episodes of the Emmy award-winning show Fastlane.

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