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Soap Opera filmed in Jamaica

Published:Wednesday | May 17, 2017 | 5:03 PM
Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia ‘Babsy’ Grange (centre) shows award winning actress, Victoria Rowell (left), and JAMPRO Film Commissioner Renee Robinson images of Jamaica's best known landmarks during a courtesy call to the Minister's office yesterday.

American actress, producer, and New York Times best-selling author Victoria Rowell, recently completed filming of her soap opera- "The Rich and the Ruthless" in Jamaica.

Powell met with Minister of Culture, Gender, Entertainment and Sport Olivia Grange, to discuss her projects and initiatives in the island - including the recently completed on-location filming of the first season of the independent soap opera.

"The Rich and the Ruthless” is the first international multi-episode soap opera format to be filmed in Jamaica. The JAMPRO Film Commission facilitated Days Ferry Productions in marketing and showcasing not only Jamaica’s unmatched geographical landscape, but the extraordinary abundance of expertise behind and in front of the camera.

Powell is best know for her role in day time soap opera Young and The Restless in which she played  Drucilla Barber.