DeMarcus Bumpers, a rising talent in the film industry, has landed a supporting and producer role in the upcoming romantic comedy film “Celebrity Fever.” Directed by Keith Lakean Powell, a Virginia native with a string of successful films on streaming platforms, the movie promises to deliver laughter and entertainment to audiences.
Bumpers, who graduated from Prairie View A&M University and worked in the oil fields before pursuing his acting career full-time, is no stranger to hard work and resilience. He has faced many challenges and rejections in his journey, but he never gave up on his dream of becoming a professional actor. He considers himself a voice for the voiceless and a role model for young people who aspire to make it in Hollywood1.
In “Celebrity Fever,” Bumpers plays Marcus Santana, a casting director who is working to revive the career of Darnell, a famous actor who was canceled in Hollywood after a bad Twitter comment and for sleeping with Hollywood directors’ wives. Darnell, played by Terrance TMAL Mallory, who recently starred in the film “Pieces” alongside Omar Gooding, encounters a woman who has a growing obsession for him and they have a romantic encounter that quickly turns sour after Darnell catches the warning signs of her dark past, played by Tameka Diggs2.
The film also features C Mark Jones, Laraine Lee, Jerome Medley, Kevin Tien, Ridiah Johnson, Alexandria Tolbert, Donna Joseph, Keith Lakean Powell, Terrence Tmal Mallory, and Briana Symone as part of the ensemble cast. The film is expected to be released in 2023.
Bumpers is excited about his role in “Celebrity Fever,” which will mark his first onscreen sex scene. He is also proud of his producer role, which gives him more creative input and control over the project. He hopes that the film will showcase his versatility and talent as an actor and producer3.
Bumpers has big dreams for the future. He sees himself booking major television and film roles, winning awards for his acting, and even producing and directing his own projects. He also plans to give back to his community and inspire the next generation of actors from Houston to follow in his footsteps. He wants to be the first African American male Houstonian to win an Emmy Award, a Golden Globe, and an Academy Award for his acting. He’s also determined to earn his Doctoral Degree and become a successful entrepreneur.
DeMarcus Bumpers is an actor to watch in Hollywood. His determination, resilience, and passion for the craft are sure to take him far in the industry. He’s a role model for young people who dream of making it in Hollywood and a voice for the voiceless. Keep an eye out for him on your screens, because he’s only just getting started.