January 26, 2022

Recently, National Geographic unveiled the adventurous new docuseries “Welcome to Earth,” featuring two-time Academy Award® nominee Will Smith. In each of the episodes, Smith encounters the beauty and challenges of the planet’s most memorable sites, including erupting volcanoes, sprawling deserts, and exotic animal encounters. The series, produced by Jane Root’s Nutopia, Protozoa Pictures, and Westbrooke Studios and executive produced by Darren Aronofsky (“Black Swan,” “Requiem for a Dream”), was birthed out of the previous series “One Strange Rock,” narrated by… Read more

January 25, 2022

In the new family film “Home Team,” arriving on Netflix Friday, a Super Bowl-winning NFL coach returns home after a year suspension and reconnects with his son while helping coach his football team.  The Happy Madison production, based on the true story of New Orleans Saints’ Sean Payton, stars Kevin James (“The King of Queens,” “Paul Blart: Mall Cop”) and Taylor Lautner (“Twilight,” “Abduction”), along with Rob Schneider, Jackie Sandler, Gary Valentine, Tait Blum, and more. Popular actors James and… Read more

January 24, 2022

The producers of “Redeeming Love” are crediting strong word of mouth for the film’s $3.7 million opening, which secured its slot as the number one new film of the weekend. It ranked as number four on the weekend chart, trailing “Spider-Man: No Way Home,” “Scream,” and “Sing 2” and besting “The King’s Man” and “The 355.” Audiences gave the adaptation of the classic Francine Rivers novel a 98% positive audience rating on Rotten Tomatoes. Exit polls Comscore and Screen Engine… Read more

January 20, 2022

With more than 3 million copies sold in 30 languages, Francine Rivers’ “Redeeming Love” is one of the most successful Christian fiction titles in modern publishing. The story, a parallel of the biblical story of Hosea and his wife Gomer, has garnered thousands of fans since its original publication in 1991. This weekend, the film adaptation, headed by director D.J. Caruso (“I Am Number Four,” “Disturbia”) producer Cindy Bond, and executive producer Roma Downey, will introduce the story to an… Read more

January 19, 2022

The fourth installment in the highly successful monster-sized animation franchise, “Hotel Transylvania: Transformania,” featuring Selena Gomez and Andy Samberg, premiered this week exclusively on Amazon Prime. The story centers on the relationship between Drac (Brian Hull) and his son-in-law Johnny (Samberg), but also the eclectic group of hotel residents dealing with the fallout of a failed experiment by Van Helsing (Jim Gaffigan). Series creator Genndy Tartakovsky penned the screenplay and served as executive producer, along with Gomez. Acclaimed animator and… Read more

January 17, 2022

Music icon Dolly Parton is expanding her reach with the release of her debut novel, “Run Rose Run,” with James Patterson, along with a new album of the same name, arriving Friday, March 4.  The first song from the project, “Big Dreams and Faded Jeans,” is available now alongside a whimsical and captivating animated lyric video. Releasing on Butterfly Records in partnership with Ingrooves/UMG, the 12-song album will go hand-in-hand with the upcoming original novel releasing March 7. “So many… Read more

January 14, 2022

Today, celebrated Christian rock band Skillet released it latest project, “Dominion,” featuring the songs “Valley of Death,” “Standing in the Storm” and “Surviving the Game,” which has already logged more than 2 billion streams on Spotify. The album follows multiple RIAA platinum certifications for the group’s previous projects “Monster,” “Hero” and “Alive & Awake” and continues a common thread of “waging war” for a spiritual battle currently underway. “There are definitely a lot of references on the record to being… Read more

December 17, 2021

This week, Universal Pictures will release “Sing 2,” the sequel to the animated musical comedy that once again features Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Scarlett Johansson, Taron Egerton, Nick Kroll, and Tori Kelly. Also returning is writer-director Garth Jennings, who introduces a notable new character, the reclusive rock star Clay Calloway, played by Bono in his animated movie debut. Lured out of his self-imposed solitude by the cartoon crooners, Calloway is the lion who has lost his roar. The film features… Read more

December 10, 2021

After releasing to theaters in September, Sony Pictures and AFFIRM films features “Courageous Legacy” and “Show Me the Father” are now available on DVD and digital outlets. The two releases are the latest productions from Alex and Stephen Kendrick (“War Room,” “Fireproof,” “Overcomer”). “Show Me the Father,” a documentary directed by Rick Altizer featuring Sherman Smith, Dr. Tony Evans, Deland McCullough, Jim Daly, Eddie George, and the Kendricks, and “Courageous Legacy,” a 10-year anniversary update of that film, both center… Read more

December 10, 2021

As Fathom Events extends the record-breaking theatrical run of “Christmas With The Chosen: The Messengers” through Wednesday, the makers of the hit series are delivering on a promise to release the special online. On Sunday at 8 pm EST, the special, which has grossed more than $11 million so far, will air on the social channels of The Chosen as well as the mobile app. In a post on The Chosen Facebook page, the creators said, “When the theater chains… Read more

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