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5 Christian films coming to theaters in 2019

5 Christian films coming to theaters in 2019

Tim Tebow and Robby Tebow's film, "Run The Race" coming to theaters Feb. 22 | (Photo: RuntheRaceMovie.com)

'Run the Race'
Release date: Feb. 22, 2019

Another film coming to theaters at the beginning of 2019 is "Run the Race," co-produced by Tim Tebow and his brother, Robby. Following in the footsteps of Christian filmmakers the Kendrick brothers and Erwin brothers, the Tebow brothers are now marking their first feature film with "Run the Race."

The Tebow brothers lent their famous last name and talents to tell the fictional story of two brothers in high school who face trying times as they seek different paths to find a way out of their troubled lives.

Much like Tim's story, "Run the Race" aims to show what's possible when someone "runs to — instead of from — the love of God," the film's synopsis says in part.

"Reeling from his mother's death and his father's abandonment, Zach, an All-State athlete, finds glory on the football field, working to earn a college scholarship and the brothers' ticket out of town. When a devastating injury puts Zach — and his dreams — on the sidelines, David laces up his track cleats to salvage their future and points Zach toward hope."

Tanner Stine ("NCIS," HBO's "Here & Now") stars in the movie as Zach, Evan Hofer ("Kickin' It") as David, Mykelti Williamson ("Fences," "Forrest Gump") as the boys' coach, and Frances Fisher ("Titanic") as their surrogate mother. The supporting cast includes Kristoffer Polaha, Mario Van Peebles and Heisman-winner Eddie George.

Directed by Chris Dowling ("Where Hope Grows") and co-written by Jake McEntire, Dowling and Jason Baumgardner, the film is brought to audiences by Reserve Entertainment and 10th Leper Productions.

Roadside Attractions’ "Run the Race" was filmed in Birmingham, Alabama.

Joining the Tebow brothers in the list of executive producers are Bill Reeves, Erik Weir, Trey Brunson, Joe Kosakowski and Erik Dellenback.

For more information, visit Run the Race Movie.com.

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