The Christian Post recently spoke with Christopher Michael, who stars in the new movie "Hardflip." Michael has had a lot of experience in the acting business, but this marks the first time that he has played a homeless man.
"One of the biggest challenges for me," Michael told CP, "was that we were working on location, sitting and acting in an alley. It's very different from being in a sound-proofed studio. You have to keep doing it over and over again for sound effects, and I had to get myself worked up for the emotional scenes."
Michael plays Ralph, a man the lead character, Caleb (Randy Wayne), meets along his journey. Caleb must learn to be a good man and embarks on a journey to find the father he never knew. Ralph is there to provide insight and the Word of God to Caleb as he makes his way in the world. more >>
The federal government will earn future profits off of an upcoming film about the early life of Jesus' mother Mary, backed by popular Lakewood Church pastor Joel Osteen.
Drug trafficker Jorge Vazquez Sanchez, who is currently under indictment in the U.S. on federal charges for money laundering and extortion, has agreed to hand over his 10 percent of future profits for the "Mary, Mother of Christ" film under the terms of a new plea deal, according to The Houston Chronicle.
Vazquez's business partner Mauricio Sanchez Garza and another Mexican businessman, Arturo Madrigal, reportedly obtained the script for the film in 2006 and resold it to Aloe Entertainment. The script sold for nearly a million dollars with a clause for additional earnings from the total profits of the film. more >>
The director of last Super Bowl's Doritos commercial, "Sling Baby," that won the Facebook USA Today Ad Meter's number one rating out of all ads for the NFL's premier event, said keeping his film work true to his Christian values is his ultimate goal.
After discussing his winning commercial, which was also rated by Neilson as "Most Liked" and "Most Remembered," to those attending a break-out session of the Biola Media Conference over the weekend, Kevin T. Willson sat down with The Christian Post to discuss filmmaking from a Christian perspective.
He said that although it was important to include an element of surprise or shock in a commercial it was not necessary to be crude. more >>
Welcome to the Whedonverse my friends! Joss Whedon the Buffy producer has created a film that will move even the non-geekiest folks to get their geek on… (And yes, I'm one of the geeks. For example, I know the name of Thor's Hammer…"Mjollnir"…Yikes!)
Six superheroes who you would think have zero reason to be working together are forced to unite in the face of a threat that's too big for any one of them to handle. So throw in sarcasm slinger Stark, silver tongued Thor, old school patriot Captain America, stone cold assassins Hawkeye and Black Widow, and top it off with some HULK SMASH! – and you've got yourself a movie that causes one to simply marvel in amazement.
And as an added treat, The Avengers also features one of the better bad boy villains we've seen on the screen in a while. Loki, the loco bro of Thor, definitely does not stay low key in this film. His smoldering angst ridden expressions and goth rock star look (except for the reindeer helmet) make an impressive show of eeeeevil and villainy. more >>
STUDIO CITY, Calif. – The Hollywood entertainment industry has become increasingly aware of the growing market for faith-based films and entertainment, said movie producer DeVon Franklin at the Biola Media Conference at CBS Studios on Saturday.
Franklin, most recently noted for his role as producer of Whitney Houston's last movie, "Sparkle," was given the Biola Media Award at the 17th annual event based on his recent career success. Beginning as an intern 15 years ago, he currently serves as the Vice President of Production for Columbia Pictures, a division of Sony Pictures Entertainment.
"I've seen that there has been a lot more acceptance of faith," said Franklin during a press conference after the event. "There's been more openness to it in terms of understanding the need to serve an underserved audience out there, specifically the faith-based audience. more >>
Micro-budget film "October Baby" has proven to be a huge success despite controversy and has topped $5 million at the box office, shocking the film industry.
The dramatic film opened in March opposite "The Hunger Games" but enamored audiences with a tale of a young woman who uncovers the truth about her past.
The pro-life film touches a subject seldom covered in Hollywood: abortion. Starring "Smallville" star John Schneifer, Jasmine Guy, and newcomers Rachel Hendrix and Jason Burkey, "October Baby" follows 19-year-old Hannah who is in search of her birth mother. more >>