Lance Gross Talks Playing Big Dino In “When Love Kills”
In TV One’s new movie “When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story” viewers will see good guy Lance Gross transform into a seedy pimp named Big Dino who’s Falicia’s master manipulator.
According to Lance, he got so engrossed in playing the role alongside Lil Mama that at one point he even snapped on his wife like Dino would and he had to “detox” to snap out of it.
“I needed to break out of the lane that I was in because I was so comfortable,” Gross told Page Six.
“It was one of those roles that I may need therapy for . . . I had to detox and I had to pray a lot. I had a very small argument with my wife. I said something that Dino would say. It was not me. I was like, ‘Wait . . . let me chill out. This is not me!”
Lance also recently revealed that he emailed Falicia Blakely who’s currently serving three consecutive life terms with no chance of parole for murdering three men. According to Lance, he wants her to understand the “intention” of the movie.
“Last night I sent a email to Falicia Blakely,” wrote Gross. “I needed to. I needed her to know the intention of the film and why it is such an important story to be told. I reminded her that it won’t be easy for her to watch but may help a little girl who is stuck in the situation she was once in.”
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Last night I sent a email to Falicia Blakely. I needed to. I needed her to know the intention of the film and why it is such an important story to be told. I reminded her that it won't be easy for her to watch but may help a little girl who is stuck in the situation she was once in. In doing so, at one point while writing, I was at a loss of words. Many may question why I felt the need to reach out to a woman who murdered innocent people? Because God is the only that's worthy to judge. Because she was still a child who made a series of mistakes. Somewhere along the way something went wrong. From my knowledge she didn't have a father in her life. Her mother wasn't there in critical moments in her life. As a father of a daughter, filming this movie made me question if I am doing EVERYTHING in my power to make sure my daughter is mentally and physically prepared for this cruel world out there. We are all Human and make mistakes. Please don't get it twisted heart goes out to the families of the victims 100%. Each decision we make helps shift and mold exactly who we are as beings and what we become. The goal is that we hope and pray we make to right decisions and even more so hope to choices we make don't harm others along the way. That's why this movie is important. It can potentially save lives. This morning Falicia wrote me back…
Will YOU be watching ““When Love Kills: The Falicia Blakely Story” August 28 at 9 p.m. on TV One???