The director of the popular faith-based movies Overcomer and War Room says he and his brothers are scheduled to begin shooting their next film in 2020 – and that this time, their film will be based on a true story.
Director Alex Kendrick told Christian Headlines the yet-unnamed film is “in development right now,” although it is in the early stages.
Kendrick and his brother, Stephen, released their sixth movie, Overcomer, this year. It opened at No. 3, earned an A+ CinemaScore rating from moviegoers, and grossed $34.6 million. Overcomer releases on home digital platforms Nov. 26 and Blu-ray and DVD Dec. 17. Another brother, Shannon Kendrick, was a producer in the last two films.
Alex Kendrick said he isn’t certain if he will direct the new film or if he will pass that role to someone else. He has directed all six movies he and his brother have made.
“We know we’re going to executive produce it,” Kendrick told Christian Headlines. “But we’re also using this next one to give [an opportunity to] some of these young Christian filmmakers that are so talented – and we’re trying to help mentor them. They will have a larger part in the next one.
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Source: Christian Headlines