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ATL Homicide - TV
Rych McCain International/Nationally Syndicated Entertainment Columnist
New TV One Crime Docu-Series
TV One has a new crime docu-series titled “ATL Homicide” which covered the day-to-day exploits of retired real life Atlanta PD homicide detectives Vince Velazquez and David Quinn over 12 episodes. The cases that were selected has the twists and turns, drama and suspense of a Hollywood screenplay only they actually happened for real, the way it is presented. Actor Angelo Diaz plays detective David Quinn and actor Chris Diaz plays detective Vincent Velozquez as they re-create murder cases that will captivate the horror and realness of the violence perpetrated in the city of Atlanta. All of these cases were solved. Quinn and Velozquez were an unusually, exceptionally gifted team. They were the best of the best not only in Atlanta but in the entire USA.
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Even though this show paints the two detectives as basic super cops who always gets the bad guys, Velozquez presents the real view. He explains, “people say you guys are so cool and real and you get things done. That’s got to be the norm. Most people should be that way. We don’t do anything extra. It’s never been a 9 to 5 for us so that authenticity that you will see on TV is us. It’s not an act. You see this cookie-cutter image of being a detectives in a certain light, we’ve never been that way. We are who we are. We are genuine and serious about solving the case.”
When asked about his reaction to having himself and his career work made into a TV show Quinn responds, “Humbled is the word I first come up with. You get to the end of your career respectively and then someone wants to do a TV Show on you, with TV One and Jupiter, it’s an amazing journey. But at the same time, to have professionals take your life, the lives of me and Vance and put them on the screen is amazing. The talent they found in Angelo and Chris to embody our real life characters; I mean they were getting every nuance as of episode number 6 and it was eerie watching them. You are going to see that’s how we really got down.
We took every investigation back to the street. We gave it to the
neighborhood. We gave the neighborhood the one thing that sometimes lacks in
law enforcement and that’s respect. It’s their neighborhood, it’s their
tragedy. We’ve there to cultivate the evidence that can take these kinds of
cases (tragedies), to trial and get families their peace. Again, I’m humbled at
everything that’s happened.”
|Detectives on a case|
The show is produced for TV One by Wide Net Productions and Jupiter Entertainment.
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