MOVIESLionsgate and Roadside Attractions announced today that production on the upcoming indie film, Grace Unplugged has finished and it will be released into at least 500 theaters nationwide on October 4, 2013.
The movie’s cast includes AJ Michalka, James Denton , Kevin Pollak, Michael Welch and Shawnee Smith. The film will also feature Christian singer Jamie-Grace, American Idol Season 10 Finalist Pia Toscano, and an appearance by Christian artist/songwriter, Chris Tomlin. It was written and directed by Brad J. Silverman.
“We love Grace Unplugged, an entertaining story of a talented teenager rising in the music industry that gets a chance to achieve her dreams but realizes in the process the importance of family and her faith. While the story is specific to the world of music, the themes are universal to every family in this inspiring movie,” said Lionsgate President of Acquisitions and Co-Productions Jason Constantine.
Bill Hearn, CEO of Capitol Christian Music Group added, “We’re thrilled to be the music and soundtrack partner with Lionsgate which allows us to offer powerful songs to enhance this incredible story of reconciliation.”
Perhaps the most interesting feature about this feature is the odd variety of acting talent thrown in the mix. Michalka has acted in many TV shows and is known as half of the teen music duo, Aly & AJ, more