Erwin Brothers Announce New Film “The Unbreakable Boy” About Inspiring, Optimistic Boy With Autism

Austin LeRette and Scott LeRette

The creators behind the blockbuster film “I Can Only Imagine,” Jon and Andrew Erwin, announced their upcoming movie, titled “The Unbreakable Boy.”

The successful Christian filmmakers revealed that they started casting this month for the film, which follows the true story of Iowan Austin LeRette, an autistic boy with a rare bone disease. LeRette’s faith-centered story was chronicled by his father, Scott, in the book The Unbreakable Boy.

According to the casting announcement, the story is “told in the charmingly unpredictable voice” of a young man. The film is “a funny and inspiring true story of a young couple stumbling through parenthood, who finds constant inspiration from the joy and optimism of their spectacularly unique son.”

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Produced under the Erwin Brothers Kingdom Story company, the movie is set to begin production later this month in Oklahoma City. Kingdom Story Company is committed to provide “event-level entertainment for audiences of faith” in long-term partnership with Lionsgate.

The Christian company was founded by Kevin Downes, Tony Young and The Erwin Brothers. The team recently released Jeremy Camp’s biopic “I Still Believe,” which was the No. 1 film in theaters on its opening night.

Joining the Erwin Brothers on the upcoming film are producers Jerilyn Esquibel, Downes, and Peter Facinelli, along with writer and director Jon Gunn (“The Case for Christ”) — the same team who brought “I Still Believe” to audiences this year.

“The Unbreakable Boy” is not the only Erwin Brothers film coming soon. The Oklahoman reported that the talented siblings will direct and produce an inspirational sports biopic, titled “American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story,” through their Kingdom Story banner as well.

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SOURCE: Christian Post, Jeannie Law

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