Alani “La La” Anthony is breaking into Hollywood! What? Yes! This lady doesn’t STOP! After a red-hot career as an MTV VJ, radio DJ, radio show host, and reality TV star, our girl is ready to grace the silver screen.
Enter scene: Alani Anthony. Mother, wife, film & television producer, and actress. Alani has embodied the transformative empowerment of the women of 2012, and takes hold of her entrepreneurial spirit.
She’s not a complete stranger to the genre. La La has already charmed Hollywood, earning roles in several motion pictures, including Think Like A Man, the film adaptation of Steve Harvey’s popular book, Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man. In 2010, she starred opposite 50 Cent and Val Kilmer in the action-drama Gun. This past year she also took her talents to the New York stage with an appearance in the Off Broadway smash Love, Loss and What I Wore.
Taking the sage advice of former co-host, Rapper/Actor Ludacris and Singer/Actor Tyrese, Lala has taken the time to hone her crafts behind the scenes. Determined to become more than “just a talking head,” Alani has made the choice to broaden her vantage, and is becoming a respected player as a director and producer.
In 2008, Mrs. Anthony launched Krossover Productions. Based in Los Angeles, the company’s mission is to produce and create global content through the medium of Film and TV that connects to and with all human-kind. The venture teams her alongside Carmelo Anthony, actor Kevin Phillips and established film producer Dave Haines. They have recently inked production deals with VH1, Russell Simmons’s Simmons-Lathan production, and 51 Minds.
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