THE WALL- A New Featre Film by Honest Grounds Entertainment and Spotlight Productions



A New Featre Film by Honest Grounds Entertainment and Spotlight Productions


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                      

April 14, 2022,  Springfield, MA, THE WALL, a feature film, is currently in production in Springfield, MO, and the surrounding area. The city of Springfield acts as the backdrop of this psycho-thriller written by both Tucc Villafana and Stephen Stix Josey, owners of Honest Grounds Entertainment and Spotlight Productions. The City of Boston will also brighten the mix of production locations and offer opportunities for several local and national actors and actresses. Both locations will make use of filming throughout Spring 2022.

THE WALL will showcase Tucc Villafana and Stephen Stix Josey on screen as actors and directors of the film. This creative and talented celebrity team is also the executive producers of the film.


Director Stephen Stix Josey and Co-DirectorTucc Villafana move the audience through the life of an artist. The world of the artist changes with every stroke placed on the canvas. She can only make it home to safety with her father, who knows of all her secrets, through… the wall.

“The magic of THE WALL will shake your core and make you rethink how to get to safety!”

The movie is slated to be distributed by Maverik Films. This is an Honest Grounds and Entertainment and Spotlight Production.





Announcing Best Western at the Cannes World Film Festival

Announcing Best Western at the Cannes World Film Festival

Killer Miller was awarded Best Western at the Cannes World Film Festival. Cannes is known for their IMDb worldwide qualifying monthly and annual competitions for all genres with dedication to Feature Films, Experimental Films, Shorts, Documentaries, TV/Web Series, Commercials, and Music Videos, with additional focus on other categories, such as Animations. The awards given are quite prestigious and are highly sought after.

The July 2021 honor is given to Austin Spicer, who is a director, producer, and cinematographer, known for  Killer Miller (2021), Last Man Standing (2021), and Game Over (2020), showcasing how skilled and well-rounded he is at delivering an award-winning film. This however is not the first award for this film, it is trending with 17 awards!

The film moves with the journey of the most feared and respected Texas Ranger of them all, Henry “Killer” Miller. Killer Miller trails a couple of murderous, outlaw brothers and is portrayed by Dennis Mallen. Mallen’s performance is so captivating it captures the attention of the judges at the Eastern Europe International Movie Awards (EEIMA), earning him the Gold Award Winner-Best Actor. 

Dennis is a brand ambassador, voice artist, actor, and executive producer, known for Killer Miller, The Mad Hatter, Life’s Rewards, and Daddy We’re Back, along with many commercials and multiple film and tv shows. This film was inspired by the best-selling novel, “Killer Miller” by R.J. Hendricks II and has a talented palette of supporting actors, including: Michael Milhoan as Lou, Les McDowell as Sheriff Walt, Ken Winkle as Lee Hawkins, and Ben Tubbs as Bob Hawkins

There is nothing shy of having a film that has garnered 17 awards with a Gold Award Winner- Best Actor by those significant in the entertainment industry. Keep your eyes wide open and be ready for this Best Western to take you on the journey with Killer Miller!

Cannes World Film Festival July Winners:

Austin Spicer:

Hailey Spicer (Killer Miller Cinematographer)

Dennis Mallen

Killer Miller the book:

Killer Miller the film:

For More Information about the film or to interview Dennis Mallen contact:

Rebecca L. Mahan, publicist