Lisa Coronado plays Mrs. Hatcher and Brayden Tucker plays Lyle in the film Different Drummers that makes its Seattle area debut on March 14 at AMC Southcenter and March 21 at AMC Alderwood. The film tells the uplifting story of two boys, one wheelchair bound, who test God's existence in a coming of age story that deals with hyperactivity, childhood muscular dystrophy and the nature of friendship.

West Seattle's Lisa Coronado joins two other Seattle actresses in new film 'Different Drummers'

Film opens in Seattle area AMC theaters in March


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West Seattle's Lisa Coronado whose acting career includes the locally produced show The Divine Marigolds and who recently completed the film "Ghostlight" joins two other Seattle actresses and two young male actors in a new film called "Different Drummers" which will open in Seattle area AMC Theaters on March 14 (Southcenter) and 21 (Alderwood).

A family film, it tells a true story that takes place on the north side of Spokane in the 1960s, and focuses on the unlikely friendship of two fourth-graders, hyperactive Lyle and his best friend David, who is in a wheelchair with muscular dystrophy. When David accurately predicts the death of their 4th grade teacher, and says God told him, Lyle decides to test the existence of God by trying to get David to run again.

Coronado and Meg McLynn also of Seattle are the lead actresses as the mothers of the two boys, and Colleen Carey plays the grade school principal.

McLynn is acclaimed in the Seattle area for her work in musical theatre (The Who’s Tommy, Pinocchio, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson), and she is also well-known in the area as a core faculty member at Freehold Theatre Lab. 

Colleen Carey has been featured in movies (Ticket Out), on television (Bigfoot), and on stage (The House of Bernarda Alba, The Equation). She was nominated for Best Actor at the Houston WorldFest International Film Festival for her role in Different Drummers.

Different Drummers was written, produced and funded in Washington State, including funding from Seattle-based Washington Filmworks. All of the cast and crew were selected from the Northwest (Seattle/Spokane/Portland). Different Drummers is the creation of Don Caron and Lyle Hatcher and their Washington-based company, Different Drummers Productions.

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