|"Believe Me" comes to theaters on September 26, 2014. (Riot Studios)|
Okay, so with the release of Moms’ Night Out and the less-viewed, Blue Like Jazz from a couple of years ago, we now know that Christians can be funny. For some of us, the arrival of the Christian comedy film is an answer to prayer. Until recently, faith-based films have had a reputation of being Hollywood’s ugly stepsister. Numerous times this title has not been deserved and even now critics are leery of giving out too many compliments on faith-based films. Still, the “year of the Christian film” marches on. More studios are presenting stories hoping to grab an audience and share the gospel if possible including BelieveMe which will arrive in theaters this Friday.
Believe Me stars Alex Russell (Chronicle), Zach Knighton (Happy Endings), Johanna Braddy (Easy A), Miles Fisher (Final Destination 5), Sinqua Walls (TV’s Teen Wolf) and Max Adler (Glee), Nick Offerman (Parks and Recreation) and Christopher McDonald (Boardwalk Empire). Grammy Award-winning rapper LeCrae makes his acting debut here as well.