Pure Flix Announces Theatrical Release for ‘SAMSON’
SCOTTSDALE, Arizona – From the creators of GOD’S NOT DEAD comes SAMSON, an action-packed biblical epic starring Billy Zane, Golden Globe winner Rutger Hauer and Jackson Rathbone, and premiering nationwide Feb. 16, 2018.
Samson’s journey of passion, betrayal and redemption inspires audiences to realize that life’s failures need not define their future.
“For anyone who ever wondered if they really could do what God called them to do, this film is for them,” Pure Flix CEO Michael Scott said.
SAMSON also features Lindsay Wagner, Caitlin Leahy and Taylor James as Samson.
SAMSON was filmed on location in South Africa, and is a production of Pure Flix, producer of GOD’S NOT DEAD, the leading faith film of 2014.
“Most people know that Samson had long hair, Delilah cut it off, and that he lost his strength,” Director Bruce Macdonald said. “But there’s so much more. Samson was an unwilling hero, and his journey to regain his faith…the whole story…is relevant in 2017.”
SAMSON was written by Zachary Warren Smith, Jason Baumgardner, Galen Gilbert, and Timothy Ratajczak.
SAMSON was produced by David A.R. White, Michael Scott, Elizabeth Travis, Alysoun Wolfe, Vlokkie Gordon, Bruce MacDonald, Craig Jones, and Brittany Yost.
Founded in 2005, led by Michael Scott, David A.R. White, Elizabeth Travis, and Alysoun Wolfe, Pure Flix is the leading independent faith and family studio in the world. Its recent releases include THE CASE FOR CHRIST, GOD’S NOT DEAD 2, and SAME KIND OF DIFFERENT AS ME.
GOD’S NOT DEAD and GOD’S NOT DEAD 2 won the Epiphany Prizes for Most Inspiring Movies in 2014 and 2017, founded by Movieguide®: The Family/Biblical Guide to Movies and Entertainment.
With offices in Los Angeles and Scottsdale, Pure Flix has produced, acquired, marketed and distributed over 100 faith and family-friendly films. Aligned with their vision to influence the global culture for Christ through media, Pure Flix is an industry leader in creating high-quality inspirational feature film content. The studio’s official website is Pureflixstudio.com.
Pure Flix was a sponsor of Movieguide®’s $15,000 Kairos Prizes for Spiritually Uplifting Screenplays by Beginning and Established Screenwriters and Filmmakers.
The company also features a leading streaming video on demand service, with thousands of movies, originals, TV shows and more emphasizing faith, family and fun. For more information, go to Pureflix.com.
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