Tahir Jetter, director of the 2011 Sundance short Close, has released a new trailer for his upcoming webseries, Hard Times,, about a broke personal trainer who aims to make money through unscrupulous means, following the decline of his client base.

Tahir has been documenting his progress on this blog via a filmmaker diary series, which I’m sure some of you have been following (read the latest entry HERE).

Created by Jetter and Donald Conley (SLEEP), the series features Abraham Amkpa (The Boring Life of Jacqueline, Mother of George), Bianca Laverne Jones (NYC 22, 12 Steps to Recovery), Ashley Denise Robinson (Docket 32357), and Vladimir Versailles (Side Effects), and is being shot by award-winning Director of Photography, Daniel Patterson (Gun Hill Road, Newlyweeds). 

The series is set to premiere Tuesday, April 22nd at 12PM (EST).

Watch the new trailer below: