WEEK IN WOMEN: Kelly Hu to star in BREAST CANCER BUCKET LIST – Brandy McDonnell reports

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Kelly Hu (The Scorpion King, the X-Men movies, Netflix’s Finding ‘Ohana) will lead the feature film Breast Cancer Bucket List.

Hu will star as Brenda Lee, who is facing her mortality after she is diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer. With the help of her best friend Meg (Patricia Velasquez, The Mummy movies), Brenda is determined to find her daughter Talia (Sylvia Kwan, Grey’s Anatomy), whom she gave up for adoption as an baby. Although she is initially hesitant to get to know her biological mother, Talia ultimately lets Brenda into her life – and sets off with her on a journey to check off every item on Brenda’s bucket list. Continue reading on THE WEEK IN WOMEN

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Brandy McDonnell

Brandy McDonnell writes features and reviews movies, music, events and the arts for The Oklahoman, Oklahoma's statewide newspaper, and NewsOK.com, the state's largest news Web site. Raised on a farm near Lindsay, Okla., she started her journalism career in seventh grade, when she was elected reporter for her school's 4-H Club. Taking her duties seriously, she began submitting stories to The Lindsay News, and worked for the local weekly through high school. She attended Oklahoma State University, where she worked for The Daily O'Collegian and earned her journalism degree with honors. She worked for three years at small Oklahoma dailies The Edmond Sun and Shawnee News-Star. In 2002, she joined The Oklahoman as a features reporter, writing about movies, the arts, events, families and nonprofits. She moved to The Oklahoman's entertainment desk in 2007. In 2004, she won a prestigious Journalism Fellowship in Child & Family Policy from the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism. Along with her membership in AWFJ, she also is a founding member of the Oklahoma Film Critics Circle. Brandy writes The Week In Women blog for AWFJ.org.