and Jason Gedrick
star in the A&E Original Movie "Kings of South Beach," premiering on Monday, March 12, at 9 p.m. EST/PST. Part Donnie Brasco
and part Scarface
, the film is based upon the true story of the club promoter who reinvented South Beach as a nightlife mecca.
The film also stars Nadine Velazquez
, Ricardo Chavira
and features a special guest appearance by Steven Bauer
Dubbed the "It" boy by People
magazine, Chris Troiano (Gedrick) is the founder of South Beachs most famous 1990s era nightclubs, frequented by top models and stars, including the likes of Madonna, Kate Moss and the Versaces. When Chris, with the help of his new and mysterious best friend Andy Burnett (Wahlberg), opens up one of the hottest nightspots to ever hit the Miami scene, trouble begins. They may be living new exhilarating lifestyles in South Beach, but secret pasts harbored by Chris and Andy are about to change everything. Once these pasts inevitably collide in a whirlwind of sexy models, mobsters, money and murder, Chris, Andy and South Beach are never the same.