Randall Franks Performs At Premiere Of New Film The Solomon Bunch

Friday, April 20, 2012
Randall Franks joins stars on the red carpet at the premiere of The Solomon Bunch. From left, (back) singer Lorie Watkins, Randall Franks, Craig Crumpton, (front) Ethan Meeks, Ashton Williamson, Landon Dodson, and singer Judy Watkins.
Randall Franks joins stars on the red carpet at the premiere of The Solomon Bunch. From left, (back) singer Lorie Watkins, Randall Franks, Craig Crumpton, (front) Ethan Meeks, Ashton Williamson, Landon Dodson, and singer Judy Watkins.

North Georgia actor Randall Franks attended the premiere of his new film The Solomon Bunch.

“This is such a wonderful Christian film that is tailored for youth,” he said. “In the story five youth learn a lesson as they seek the wisdom of Solomon while solving a summer mystery in their small town.”

Mr. Franks made a special appearance in the film as the somewhat quirky Edgar Albert, he said.

“I was honored to do a cameo in this project,” he said. “I am sure kids around the world will enjoy this movie for years to come. It was beautifully directed and filmed.”

Mr. Franks joined cast members on the red carpet before entertaining over 1,000 attendees at the debut at Eagle’s Landing First Baptist Church at McDonough, Ga.

The Watkins Family joined Mr. Franks on stage as he brought the attendees to their feet with selections from his Handshakes and Smiles CD and shared his award-winning fiddling prowess.
Jason Prisk directed the children’s film from Creekside Films and Pinecrest Pictures. It also stars Craig Crumpton, Audrey McCroskey, Todd Maynor, Abbey Kochman, Landon Dodson, Ethan Meeks, Micah Courtland, and Ashton Williamson. 

Randall Franks (center) is joined on the red carpet by bluegrass gospel stars The Watkins Family, from left, Lorie Watkins, Judy Watkins, Todd Watkins and Jeff Stanley.
Randall Franks (center) is joined on the red carpet by bluegrass gospel stars The Watkins Family, from left, Lorie Watkins, Judy Watkins, Todd Watkins and Jeff Stanley.


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