Tamala Jones Hopes ‘Ordinary Angels’ Inspires Kindness

Tamala Jones in Ordinary Angels (Credit: Lionsgate)

The new film Ordinary Angels shows  how a small act of kindness can have a big impact.

The movie is based on a true story and stars Hilary Swank, Alan Ritchson, and Tamala Jones.

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The story centers around small-town Kentucky hairdresser Sharon (Swank), who discovers a renewed sense of purpose when she meets Ed (Ritchson), a widower working hard to make ends meet for his two daughters.

With his youngest daughter waiting for a liver transplant, Sharon decideds to help the family get the donations they need to make the surgery happen.

UrbanHollywood411 spoke with Jones (Castle, What Men Want) about the film, and her role as Sharon’s friend and fellow hairdresser Rose.

“Bringing Rose to the screen was very easy because Rose has so many qualities of my grandmother, so I just pulled it from memory of my beautiful grandma who was so kind and so giving and so not about any nonsense,” Jones said.

Rose’s no-nonsense style is the opposite of Sharon’s overly-optimistic personality.

When Sharon says “Rose, I think I’m supposed to give them the money,” Rose responds with a simple “mm-hmm.”

The film shows how Louisville community members came together to help a little girl in need.

Jones hopes the movie will inspire others to perform acts of kindness.

“I hope that everyone that does take time to go see Ordinary Angels is inspired to do acts of kindness, random acts of kindness once a week or once a month in your life,” she said.

Ordinary Angels is produced by a partnership with Lionsgate and Kingdom Story Company, a faith-based production company.

Thr film opens Feb. 23. Watch a clip below.