Tyler Perry is a first-time father after welcoming his son, Aman Tyler Perry, on Sunday, with girlfriend Gelila Bekele.
"The greatest gift I'm being given right now is the opportunity to give the little boy in me everything I ever had, so that's what I'm excited about," Perry told Extra in September. "This beautiful human being that God has allowed to come into my life for me to get to know, because they come with their own personalities … to shepherd and usher him."
Perry, an icon who has often spoken about the importance of faith and God in his life, drew more attention when he announced that he was expecting a child with his girlfriend. But he has been ecstatic about having a son and having the opportunity to participate in his child's life. And Perry, who had a troubled upbringing, only wants the best for his son. more >>
The author of the best-selling book "The Christmas Shoes," and the subsequent hit TV movie, Donna VanLiere is returning to television this holiday season with "The Christmas Secret."
Based on VanLiere's novel of the same title, the film offers a similar message of hope, faith, and perseverance as "The Christmas Shoes," which held audiences spellbound in 2002. In fact, "The Christmas Shoes" spawned an entire franchise including sequels and additional TV movies. Discussing the latest addition to the "Christmas" franchise, VanLiere said "The Christmas Secret" will harken the holiday spirit when it airs on Hallmark's Movies & Mysteries Channel on Dec. 7.
"The same rang true for this book that has been for the other books," the New York Times best-selling author told CP. "It's the sense that there are difficulties and challenges and there is great pain, because none of us get through life without bumps and bruises along the way, but by that last page I always want the reader to know that hope is alive." more >>
Roma Downey and husband Mark Burnett are proud to release another family-friendly film for the Feb. 2015. "Little Boy" tells the story of a child who has faith often stronger than that of an adult.
The film features an all-star cast including Ali Landry, David Henrie, Tom Wilkinson, Jakob Salvati, Michael Rapaport, Kevin James, Eduardo Verastegui and Emily Watson. The team works together to tell the story of a 7-year-old boy who is smaller than most but whose father is determined that his size not limit him in any way. However, as the film is set in the 40s, the boy's father is sent to serve in the armed forces.
Because of his father's intense faith, "little boy," as he is known, believes he has the ability to bring his father safely home from war. Whether he succeeds will not be spoiled by the just-released trailer, but the storyline, with the all-star cast and central message of having faith against all odds, is sure to entertain audiences. more >>
Paramount Pictures and Skydance Productions has dropped the trailer for next year's "Terminator: Genisys," giving fans the chance to get a glimpse of the what the next-gen Skynet robot killers look like.
The recently-released trailer is part of the studio's week-long promotion campaign for the movie which started with a motion poster showing a Terminator skull and was later on followed by a 15-second teaser.
The recent footage opens with Jason Clarke's John Connor gathering forces for the final battle with Skynet's time-travelling robotic killers. His best friend, Kyle Reese (Jai Courtney) was then tasked to protect his "scared and weak" mother in the past timeline. more >>
Phil Vischer is one of the co-creators of the immensely successful "VeggieTales" films and now, a new series on Netflix.
The series, which released on Nov. 26, has been receiving a great deal of interest and enthusiasm from fans, and Vischer spoke with The Christian Post about the updated show which focuses on bringing the vegetables, including icons Bob and Larry, together in a new, Netflix-exclusive release.
Each episode has a unique storyline, song, and the characters have all received makeovers. So far, Vischer and his teammates have recorded over 50 episodes for the over 30 million Netflix subscribers, which he hopes will expand the audience and introduce children to the creation that garnered critical acclaim. more >>
Held by popular demand, "Kirk Cameron's Saving Christmas" is reaching 100 additional theaters this weekend, far exceeding its planned two-week run.
The latest film from the "Unstoppable" star was originally planned for a limited release in 400 theaters, but support from fans has inspired continued plays of the Christmas film this season. "Saving Christmas" will enter its fourth running week starting this Friday, Dec. 5. Moreover, 100 new theaters will be showing the Cameron-starred film for the first time this weekend.
Cameron intends to "put the Christ back in Christmas" this year with "Saving Christmas" as he schools audiences on new ideas about where Christmas traditions originated. The film introduces never-before-heard ideas about both the Bible and historical events while also offering explanations for iconic Christmastime accouterments including the Christmas tree, Santa Claus and the nativity. Check for show times in theaters near you on savingchristmas.com. After seeing the film, audiences can download the free family discussion guide and go deeper into the themes of "Saving Christmas" here. more >>