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FilmView – Billy Boy Coming to the State

FilmView
By Chris Murphy
Modesto’s Robert Ulrich has a new film coming to the big screen. “Billy Boy” will be opening in ten cities across the USA and Modesto is one of them. Co-produced with his son Cooper Ulrich and Blake and Michael Jenner, the film follows a young boy named Billy Forsetti, played by Blake Jenner, who spends his evenings committing crimes and stealing cars with his friends. But after one of his friends is found dead, Billy attempts to leave his dangerous life behind him. Melissa Benoist (“Supergirl”) stars as Billy’s girlfriend Jennifer who tries to help him change the course of his life.

“BILLY BOY has been a passion project from the start. Seeing it come to fruition has been incredible. It’s a dark movie – a true cautionary tale.” explains Robert Ulrich. Actor Blake Jenner makes his writing debut with the thriller “Billy Boy” and Jenner and Benoist crowdfunded help pay for the movie. This is truly a film they are passionate about and it will be a treat to see this film at the State Theatre on June 15th at 8:30 am and 9:30 pm. The film continues through the next week. www.thestate.org

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About the Author:

Chris Murphy is the President and CEO of Sierra Pacific Warehouse Group and Publisher and Founder of ModestoView Inc. Chris worked globally in the cycling industry returning to Modesto in 1996. He is also the founder of the Modesto Historic Graffiti Cruise Route, Legends of the Cruise Walk of Fame, Modesto Rockin’ Holiday, the Modesto Music History Organization and co-founder of the Modesto Area Music Association. Chris is married to his artist wife Rebecca since 1985 and has two daughters Madison and Abigail, both graduating from Modesto High and UC Berkeley. He is lead singer and guitarist for his band, Third Party that donates their performances to non-profits.