CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - The Land FAU is a crime drama following a special “Fugitive Apprehension Unit” as they protect the streets of Cleveland.
The highly anticipated series is set to premiere on Cleveland 19, Saturday, Jan. 5 at 11:30 p.m.
The cast and crew gathered at Silverspot Cinemas in Pinecrest for an advanced screening of the pilot episode.
Shot in the city of Cleveland; the show was created by Dominique Paramore who doubles as the lead actress.
Earlier this year, Paramore took us on a brief tour of her neighborhood, reflecting on her inspiration behind the series.
One of her main reasons for shooting in Cleveland was to keep the project for the city, by the city.
The production paired a number of local actors with veteran talent like Tommy Ford; giving opportunity to many in an entertainment industry that can be tough to crack.
According to the press release, the female lead character (Detective Mycol “Kye” Coleman) is played by the shows creator Dominque Paramore along with her co-stars Robert Bray (Detective Malachi Ward) and Ryan D. Martin (Detective Brick McKinney) pictured below.
Through the portrayal of their characters, the cast hope to highlight and bring awareness to issues that plague a number of communities such as sex trafficking, drug abuse, murder, robbery and gang violence.