Lost Ones Will Release VENUS AS A BOY on PVOD On September 24th. Ty Hodges serves as director, writer, and star. The film co-stars Olivia Culpo and Trace Lysette. The current run-time is 104 minutes, or 1 hour and 24 minutes.
Hunter, a freewheeling artist navigates heartbreak, addiction, and LA’s impossibly hip gallery scene. After refusing to sell a painting to an eager buyer, a chance encounter leads him to Ruby, a gorgeous and successful Instagram influencer reeling from the recent death of her father. Polar opposites attract and after spending an intimate weekend together, Hunter’s life is completely enmeshed with Ruby’s. VENUS AS A BOY offers a personal and poetic examination of masculine and feminine, ego and alter ego.
About Ty Hodges
Multi-hyphenate Ty Hodges is an Actor/Writer/Director/Musician of Barbadian and Trinidadian descent. Ty was born in Washington, D.C., and raised in Miami, Florida.
Ty landed the starring role in Janet Jackson’s music video “Go Deep” (1997), then became a Disney actor for five years, most notably in the roles of Larry Beale in the Emmy-nominated Even Stevens (2000) and Larry Houdini in DON’T LOOK UNDER THE BED (1999).
In 2006, Ty added writing and directing to his repertoire with his award winning feature film MILES FROM HOMES (2006), which garnered film festival awards for writing, directing, and for his performance in the lead role. He has written and directed seven features since then: YOU, ME & THE CIRCUS (2011) for Omar Eppsbc; production company Brooklyn Works Films; VIDEO GIRL (2011) starring Meagan Good and Ruby Dee; CHARLIE, TREVOR AND A GIRL SAVANNAH (2015) starring Emily Meade; and A GIRL LIKE GRACE (2016), which stars Meagan Good, Garcelle Beauvais, Raven-Symone, Romeo Miller, Paige Hurd, and Ryan Destiny.