JUDI EVANS - "Soap Star Takes On Powerful Role Into The Underground World of Human Trafficking"

by Ron Morales June. 15, 2018 1140 views
Photo: Ron Morales_ On Set Behind the Scenes as they prep for filming

Photo: Ron Morales_ On Set Behind the Scenes as they prep for filming

Story by Michelle Botello

The soap “Days of Our Lives” that airs on NBC, channel 39 at 1:00pm five days of the week gets the interest of viewers across the country. It is one of the longest-running scripted television programs in the world, “General Hospital” coming in first place. 

The series was created by Ted and Betty Corday, a wife and husband team. In this soap you will see love triangles, murder, amnesia, rape, divorce, and more dramatic events, and one cast member is Judi Evans.

Judi has played many roles in her career including a horror role for the first time in “The Dawn of Zombie Apocalypse” written and directed by Romane Simon.  Simon is the founder of Lucky Strike Films, a rising company in the movie industry.

Photo: Ron Morales_ Having fun on set as Roman Simon explains the details of Judi Evans role in the film.

Photo: Ron Morales_ Having fun on set as Roman Simon explains the details of Judi Evans role in the film.

​His new film is based on a young girl who wakes up one day to find that zombies are taking over the world and she must fight to survive to tell the story.  

The film stars/Emmy winner/soap star Judy Evans plays Doctor E, of the movie Octavius Johnson who co-starred with Jamie Foxx, Kevin Spacey and T.I.

Evans is known for her roles as Beth Raines on “Guiding Light” and Bonnie Lockhart/Adrienne Kiriakis on “Days of Our Lives”.

Evans is also starring in “I Am Not for Sale: The Fight to End Human Trafficking” by Romane Simon coming out October 1, 2018. It is a film about the horrors of human trafficking.  She will be playing a character outside her comfort zone to play a “totally unredeemable character”.

Photo: Ron Morales_ Judi Evans stands by until the director says, "ACTION".

Photo: Ron Morales_ Judi Evans stands by until the director says, "ACTION".

The actress tweets:  Started to work yesterday on a new film called “I'm not for sale”.  It's a gritty film about the horrors of human trafficking. Directed by Romane Simon...Thank you Simon for daring to tell this story and allowing me the opportunity to go WAY outside comfort zone to play a virtually unredeemable character.”

Photo: Ron Morales_ Romane Simon, Judi Evans and Dustin Ardine and cast pose for a quick photo opt.

Photo: Ron Morales_ Romane Simon, Judi Evans and Dustin Ardine and cast pose for a quick photo opt.

Evans agrees this “needs to stop” about human and sex trafficking. She is excited to join with Austin Michael Luciano in the making of this film and said she can't wait to see him “work his magic”.

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