Four years after their last surprise hit War Room grossed more than $74 million at the box office, the Kendrick Brothers return with Overcomer, a new drama starring Alex Kendrick and Priscilla Shirer. The preview, released today, shares a glimpse of the sports-themed faith drama centering on Kendrick as a high school basketball coach.
Here’s the official synopsis:
Life changes overnight for coach John Harrison when his high school basketball team’s state championship dreams are crushed under the weight of unexpected news. When the largest manufacturing plant in town suddenly shuts down and hundreds of families begin moving away, John must come to grips with the challenges facing his family and his team. Urged by the school’s principal to fill-in and coach a sport he doesn’t know or like, John is frustrated and questioning his worth… until he crosses paths with a student struggling with her own journey.Filled with a powerful mix of faith, a twist of humor, and a ton of heart, the Kendrick Brothers return to theaters with OVERCOMER, their newest feature following FACING THE GIANTS, FIREPROOF, COURAGEOUS, and the #1 box-office hit, WAR ROOM. The inspiring family film stars Alex Kendrick, Priscilla Shirer, Shari Rigby, Cameron Arnett, and introduces Aryn Wright-Thompson.
Opening nationwide on August 23, OVERCOMER dares to leave you filled with hope, inspired to dream, and asks the question: what do you allow to define you?
Overcomer releases in theaters on August 23 from Sony/AFFIRM Films. For more information, visit the film’s website.