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ATLANTA — Ernestine Johnson, a compelling actress and performance poet, will co-star as the female lead actress in Digital Lives Matter, a film produced by Terri J. Vaughn and Nina Holiday Entertainment. Vaughn is making her directorial debut with this movie. The independent film will debut in Atlanta at Regal Cinema at Atlanta Station on August 24th. The movie stars social media giants DC Young Fly and Emmanuel Hudson. Critics are already saying this film will be a “cult classic.”

Johnson (http://ernestinejohnson.com/), who started acting and performing poetry at ten years old, shares her excitement being part of this amazing cast.

“I loved working with this cast. It was a pleasure working with the Director, Terri J. Vaughn, who’s been a friend and mentor to me over the years.” She continues, “She challenged me, and I appreciate her giving me the opportunity.”

Ernestine’s acting credits include “Think Like A Man Too,” featuring award-winning comedian, Kevin Hart. She went viral when she performed a provocative piece on the debut show of “It’s Not You, It’s Men” featuring Rev. Run and singer Tyrese earlier this year entitled “Why Did I Let You Just F*ck Me.” She followed that up with another viral piece when she remixed Beyonce’s Formation with her poetic rendition. Rapper T.I., and singer, Tyrese shared the poem which was subsequently picked up by HuffPost Black, xoNecole, Vibe Magazine and Buzzfeed among others.

Ernestine has been on Revolt TV  and “The Arsenio Hall Show” and has collectively had over 40 million views online. She studied creative writing and theater at the University of Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV). Known in the spoken word community for being uncensored and untamed on the mic, she speaks on matters dear to the heart.

L.A. born and raised with a knack for entertaining, Ernestine is on her way to becoming a household name. She now resides in Atlanta, continuing to train, teach, study and work on her craft.

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