[06/13/12 - 10:34 AM]
Oprah Winfrey Interviews Film Producer Devon Franklin on "Super Soul Sunday" June 17 on OWN
Other upcoming interviews include Caroline Myss on June 24 and Cheryl Strayed on July 22.

[via press release from OWN]


On an all new episode of "Super Soul Sunday" June 17 at 11 a.m. ET/PT on OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, Oprah Winfrey interviews Hollywood film executive DeVon Franklin, author of "Produced By Faith," about how he found his way in the entertainment industry, his relationship with actress Meagan Good ("Think Like a Man") and working his way up as an intern for Will Smith.

Franklin's star-studded studio career is only half the story. In addition to working behind the scenes of such successful films as "The Pursuit of Happyness," "Jumping The Broom" and the remake of "The Karate Kid," he is also a Seventh Day Adventist preacher. In his recently published book "Produced by Faith," he uses the process of filmmaking as a metaphor for finding direction, meaning and purpose in life. Franklin also affirms how anyone can maintain his or her beliefs while navigating an ambitious career path and conflicts that arise along the way, propelling them to success. Winfrey also talks to Franklin about why the church and his faith have always been at the forefront of his life and career, making him a unique figure in Hollywood.

Winfrey blogged on Oprah.com on Monday, June 11, "[Super Soul Sunday] symbolizes the reason why I wanted to stay in television ...I was so moved by [DeVon's] passion and commitment to faith while functioning in the lion's den of entertainment I could hardly wait to do a 'Super Soul Sunday' and share his insights, clarity and wisdom with you. He's in the business of developing movies and talent, but as you will see, is a bona fide dynamo himself."

Link to full blog entry here: http://www.oprah.com/own-supersoulsunday/blogs/A-Message-from-Oprah

Preview to the episode: http://www.oprah.com/own-super-soul-sunday/Preview-Devon-Franklin-on-Super-Soul-Sunday-Video

DeVon on his first job as an intern for Will Smith: http://www.oprah.com/own-supersoulsunday/blogs/First-Look-DeVon-Franklin-on-Faith-and-Hollywood

Other upcoming "Super Soul Sunday" interviews include:

June 24: Oprah and Caroline Myss: Intuition, Purpose and Grace

July 22: Oprah's Book Club 2.0 interview with "Wild" author Cheryl Strayed

About Super Soul Sunday

The Emmy(R) nominated series, "Super Soul Sunday," delivers a thought-provoking, eye-opening and inspiring block of programming designed to help viewers awaken to their best selves and discover a deeper connection to the world around them. Featuring all-new conversations between Oprah Winfrey and top thinkers, authors, and spiritual leaders, "Super Soul Sunday" is comprised of exclusive interviews in studio and on location at the serene oak grove at Winfrey's California home and on the coast in Maui. Also featured are critically-acclaimed documentaries and short-form content from SoulPancake (the production company co-founded by "The Office's" Rainn Wilson). Exploring themes and issues including happiness, personal fulfillment, wellness, spirituality and conscious living, "Super Soul Sunday" presents an array of perspectives on what it means to be alive in today's world.

For more information, please visit www.oprah.com/supersoulsunday

To connect via social media, follow us on www.twitter.com/supersoulsunday and www.facebook.com/supersoulsunday

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[12/01/15 - 08:35 AM]
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[12/01/15 - 07:30 AM]
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