Disney's animated film "Frozen" was a blockbuster hit that premiered 2013, its success still echoing even today. With worldwide audiences coming to praise the Disney film, a sequel was highly likely. A "sequel" titled "Frozen Fever" will premiere in Spring of 2015.
"Frozen Fever" isn't a direct sequel to the first film but instead is a spin-off short by Disney. The company first announced the animated short January 2014 and it came to no one's surprise that this was going to happen. After all, Frozen was easily one of Disney's highest-grossing animated films after it premiered in theatres November 2013.
One of the most successful Christian-themed films in American cinematic history will soon be remade for a 21st century audience.
MGM and Paramount have announced plans to remake the classic "Ben-Hur," having recently casted its lead role and other characters.
Jaco Booyens' "8 Days" explores the growing human trafficking epidemic in the United States and the film was inspired by his very own sister, a former sex slave.
The Independent film, which is inspired by real events, follows the story of 16-year-old "girl next door" Amber (Nicole Smolen) who is sold into sexual slavery by trusted friends in Suburban America. In just over one week her world is turned upside down due to her devastating ordeal and Booyens hopes the film will act as a "conversation starter" to ultimately help fight the growing crime.
One of the lead actors in the hit Christian film "God's Not Dead" recently shared his opinion on why Hollywood tends to make relatively few Christian-themed films.
Kevin Sorbo, an actor who played the skeptical professor in the blockbuster film, recently talked with Peter Heck on his radio program about "God's Not Dead" and Hollywood movies.
Observing the success of "God's Not Dead," Heck noted that there "is a market" for Chrsistian films and asked Sorbo when he thinks Hollywood will "get it." more >>
Reese Witherspoon shines as social worker Carrie Davis in an exclusive clip of her upcoming film "The Good Lie."
This 32-second trailer highlights the Academy Award-winning actress' performance. Her character, Carrie, faces the difficult challenge of helping to assimilate three Sudanese refugees, who have been separated from their sister, into American culture.
The film, which is loosely based on a true story, follows the journey of the refugees as they escape persecution in Sudan before they immigrate to the United States. They also lose family members along the way and have to navigate through political red tape in order to leave a refugee camp to travel to the U.S. more >>
LOS ANGELES – A panel of media and filmmaking experts asked pastors and the Christian community to engage more with those in the movie business, including in the early stages of the creative process, to help facilitate quality films coming to theaters.
The call for pastors to become participants rather than combatants in the Hollywood entertainment industry came during the 168 Film Festival this past weekend. Pastors were invited to the event and during the session to discuss Christians in media, after the experts had made their case, Pastor Grady Williams of Powerhouse Christian Fellowship in Irvine was in full agreement.
"The spirit of God can use all kinds of movies," Williams said. "If we [as pastors] can amplify that which is good then we can see it. We cannot ever supersede the work of the Spirit. I just rejoice today that there is so much salt and light in Hollywood and in the entertainment industry." more >>