Edward Reid, formerly a teacher and professor achieved his popularity in the Atlanta film community after writing "The Grand Prince of Moscow". He wrote this dark comedy television series, somewhat in an attempt to escape the world of background acting. The story focuses on a drug-addicted LA mobster who goes on the run, eventually ending up in Moscow, Idaho. Edward plays the lead, Abel Vaslov, and has proven himself an exceptional actor and was nominated for Best Actor in "The Atlanta Independent Film Festival". Where the show also won an award, as well as in LA's "IndieFest". He has been featured on several shows and in a well-known magazine, "Atlanta Film Chat", "Buckhead Business Radio", "Comcastro Radio" and in the magazine "InRecovery", "OZ Magazine" twice and Madame Perry's Salon twice. The full pilot episode for "The Grand Prince of Moscow" is finished and is not released in the United States but has distribution in areas overseas and in spreading rapidly. Edward is signed with an agent in Atlanta and works on other productions. He starred as Esteban Mestas in "Homicide Hunter" for the ID Network and just wrapped playing killer the lead role, Jesse James Kilgore for the same network on the new show "Murder Calls". In May, he released another pilot he wrote co-directed, and co-produced, "64/8". The show is comedy about the life of a background artist and it is now being shopped to major networks. "64/8" was the winner of the "Best in Showcase" award at the IndieFilmLoop Festival. Edward is in post production for "The Meaningful Life of Art and Henry", a black comedy in the vein of "About Schmidt" and "Harold and Maude". This is a short film about depression, alcoholism, divorce, death, and stuffed cats. He also just finished filming the trailer for "Lighten Up, Jack Kopecky", which he co-wrote, produced, co-directed and starred in. Another film is also in the works, "The Redemption of Charles Stone", a short film about addiction and recovery that will be marketed nationwide for rehabs and detoxes in the prospects of helping those in the grip of addiction. Edward is also owner of his own production company, Vaslov Entertainment. The productions that are filmed are all produced by his company.
"The Grand Prince of Moscow" Comedy A screenwriting, bobble-head brokering, low-level LA mobster ends up in Moscow, Idaho after a hazy night of drugs, parties and a botched execution plan. Now he must lay low as he works at a rehab center helping others overcome their addictions while also facing the own demons of his past.www.facebook.com/grandprinceofmoscowtheseries
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Writer, producer, actor
by Vaslov Entertainment Abel Vaslov After a night of heavy partying an LA gangster gets in trouble.He goes on the run,ending up in Moscow,Idaho.He takes a job as a drug and alcohol counselor
Television by Vaslov Entertainment Lead
Georgia Entertainment Gala Nomination best Pilot
LA IndieFest Award of Merit
LA IndieFest Award of Recognition
Indie Film Loop Best in Showcase
Atlanta Independent Film Festival Best Comedy