a short film by JOCKO SIMS
The True-ish Story...
In an attempt to emulate his recently deceased father, an adolescent sneaks into a New York City strip club with his friends, but he soon discovers more about being “grown” than he bargained for when the night takes an unexpected turn.
Meet the Creator, Jocko Sims.
Jocko Sims stars as Dr. Floyd Reynolds on the NBC drama, New Amsterdam. Sims, who was born and raised in Texas, is also a writer and director. As an actor, he’s had roles in numerous film and television projects, including Dreamgirls, Jarhead and the summer box office smash Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.
Sims’ first series was a lead role opposite Dennis Hopper in the Starz original series Crash, and for five seasons, he starred as Lt. Carlton Burk in the TNT network hit The Last Ship. Sims portrayed Robert Franklin during Showtime’s second season of Masters of Sex and he has recurred and/or guest-starred on several television series, including Grey’s Anatomy, Franklin & Bash, Castle, NCIS, Burn Notice, CSI, Bones and Showtime’s I’m Dying Up Here.
Jocko directed, wrote and co-produced Grown, alongside Christopher Santiago, Chaz Halitt and Andrew Zolot.