3 Faith-Based Projects To Watch-Out For in 2020
By Allyson Vannatta, Staff Writer and Tess Farrand, Associate Content Editor
A new year means new movies! You’ve come to the right place to learn about some exciting faith-based projects that are in the works…
- I STILL BELIEVE (March 20, 2020)
I STILL BELIEVE is the latest project from Christian filmmaker duo Jon and Andy Erwin. The movie follows the true story of Christian recording artist Jeremey Camp as he navigates the highs and lows life throws at him.
KJ Apa (RIVERDALE) and Britt Robertson (GIRLBOSS) star in the movie along with veteran advocate Gary Sinise and country crooner Shania Twain.
Take a look at our behind the scenes footage below.
2. MIRACLE IN EAST TEXAS (2020)
Kevin Sorbo’s project, MIRACLE IN EAST TEXAS is inspired by the true story of two conmen at the beginning of the Great Depression in 1930, and the biggest oil strike in the history of the world.
Christian actor Kevin Sorbo and wife Sam Sorbo both star in and produce the movie.
An official release date has not been announced but stay tuned for all the latest breaking news about the movie.
- Sony Affirm’s TV Division
The faith-based side of Sony Pictures is in the works to launch a television division.
Movieguide® previously reported:
Sony executives have praised Peluso’s keen eye for content, especially in faith-based projects.
“[Peluso’s] understanding of the genre as well as his strong relationships within the faith community and with filmmakers have been key to our success,” said Steven Bersch, President, Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions (SPWA) in 2013.
Chris Parnell and Jason Clodfelter, Co-Presidents at Sony Pictures Television Studios, are equally excited to move into television.
“We have been so impressed with the films that Rich Peluso and his Affirm team bring to the big screen, and feel that we’ve found a perfect partner to translate that brand to the small screen,” Parenell and Clodfelter said in a statement.
“We can’t wait to begin to develop series under the Affirm Television banner,” they said.
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