Posted by | Ray Cornelius
Versatile actor Harry Lennix is teaming up with some of entertainment’s biggest names for a musical film of biblical proportion! The project is titled, “Revival!” and it’s being described as a mixed media virtual experience of the gospel according to John the Apostle. It is also a hybrid of every film idiom including Broadway musical, Hollywood musical, animation, green screen technology, and sound stage.
“Revival!” features an all-star cast including Chaka Khan, Michelle Williams,Wendy Raquel Robinson, Dawwn Lewis, Brely Evans, T’Keyah Crystal Keymáh, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Siedah Garrett, Obba Babatundé, and Bishop Williams Murphy III. Rounding out the star power is Lennix as Pontius Pilate and introducing Mali Music as Jesus Christ.
The script is written by Lennix along with Holly Carter and co-directed by Babatundé and Danny Green. Steve Harris and Keymáh both serve as executive producers.
“This project brings moments of the Bible alive in a way that is awe inspiring, entertaining and maybe even life changing. It offers an incredible biblical and musical experience for audiences yearning for more inspirational storytelling,” says Carter.
Check out the trailer below and tell us what you think:
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Source and Photo Credit: IndieWire.com