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Tragic Christina Grimmie’s film debut to premiere next week

Tragic singer Christina Grimmie’s debut movie will premiere next week (04Oct16), four months after her death.
The former The Voice finalist, 22, was shot and killed by Kevin Loibl at a post-concert meet and greet in Orlando, Florida on 10 June (16), before the deranged fan took his own life, but her talents live on through her music and a new indie movie, titled The Matchbreaker.
Grimmie’s family members, friends and castmates Wesley Elder, Osric Chau, and Olan Rogers, as well as the movie’s producer/director Caleb Vetter are expected to attend the screening at the Arclight Cinerama Dome in Los Angeles.
Christina’s longtime friend, actor and singer Drake Bell, is also expected to attend the premiere.
Following her death, coroners ruled the singer died after sustaining one gun shot wound to her head and another to her chest.
The singer’s funeral took place on 16 June (16) in New Jersey, and thousands of mourners attended a public memorial the following day, when the family expressed its gratitude for the outpouring of support.
“Words cannot express what the many memorials, donations and tributes shared by Christina’s fans and those in the media and entertainment industry mean to us,” her relatives stated. “She will live on in our hearts forever. We will take our time in determining the best ways to honour Christina moving forward.”
The Matchbreaker revolves around “an idealist romantic”, played by Elder, who reluctantly accepts the task of breaking up a girl’s relationship for her disapproving mother. The one-time gig turns him into a professional “matchbreaker”, but he puts his career at risk when he falls for one of his clients’ daughters.

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