A.D. Calvo (“The Other Side of the Tracks”) is directing “Midnight,” a story about a group of teenagers who make the tragic mistake of playing with witchcraft. Project is currently shooting in Connecticut.
Olstead was a cast member on the series “Still Standing” and her feature film work includes “13 Going on 30,” “End of Days” and “Space Cowboys.” She has recorded five studio albums, primarily jazz music.
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