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Cuba Gooding Jr.’s new movie resembles his own faith journey

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Award-winning actor Cuba Gooding Jr. considers his new role as a drug dealer turned Christian in “The Firing Squad” one of the most significant of his career. “After living through the pandemic ...

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Actor Russell Brand’s spiritual quest leads to baptism            

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Actor Russell Brand has announced that has been baptized as a Christian. The news comes after Brand had been open about his spiritual journey with fans noticing his comments continued to come ...

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Star of TV series “County Rescue” focused on bringing faith to Hollywood

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Actor Brett Varvel, who appears on the Great American Family series “County Rescue,” is on a mission to bring faith to the entertainment industry. “The thing that we explore in this show ...

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5 Jesus movies to watch before Easter

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As Christians prepare for Easter Sunday, some are searching for a movie to include in their activities. But what to watch? Here’s what others are including in their “top Easter movies” lists. ...

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Hispanic pastor is ‘Flamin’ Hot’ in Hollywood

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A leading Hispanic pastor has a new mission field – Hollywood. The Rev. Samual Rodriguez, president of the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, has produced such hit films as “Flamin’ Hot” and ...

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True story of “Duck Dynasty” star Phil Robertson streams this month

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“The Blind,” the true story of Phil Robertson of “Duck Dynasty” fame, will be available on demand from Great American Pure Flix, beginning on March 22. “The message of ‘The Blind’ is ...

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Societal changes have Gen Z searching for meaning

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Despite the overall decline of faith in American life, there are signs that members of Generation Z are searching for meaning. Christian campus groups at universities have seen growing interest from college ...

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How the 2024 Oscars portray a post-Christian West

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This year’s Best Picture nominees at the 2024 Academy Awards showcase how our culture is wrestling with a post-Christian society, whether or not these films feature religion or not. While Hollywood has ...

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Entertainment consumers say media pushes stereotypes of religion

A staggaring 80% of entertainment consumers would like to see fewer religious stereotypes and more faith-based movies, according to a HarrisX poll conducted in collaboration with the Faith & Media Initiative. The ...

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Barbie meets Aslan: Netflix promises to be true to Narnia books

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Christians who love “The Chronicles of Narnia” by C.S. Lewis understandably have been nervous since it was announced that Greta Gerwig would direct new film adaptations for Netflix. Afterall, she may be ...

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Leading actors discuss role of spirituality in movies and television

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A long-awaited spiritual awakening in Hollywood may be on the horizon. Several leading actors shared their insights last week at the Variety Spirituality in Entertainment Breakfast, presented by Faith & Media Initiative. Rainn Wilson ...

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Should Christian actors appear in nude sex scenes?

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Editor’s Note: Controversy continues to surround self-described Christian actor Alan Ritchson, star of “Reacher”, defending his appearance in a nude sex scene. An article by Kelsey Dallas in the Deseret News asks, “Can ...

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Freud and C.S. Lewis square off in new film

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Harvard psychiatrist Armand Nicholi taught a popular course on “The Question of God,” examining Sigmund Freud’s atheism and C.S. Lewis‘ faith. Now a related Sony theatrical film imagines that the two met ...

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Israel–Hamas News Update: Dave Chappelle under fire; poison gas and more

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Metro Voice is providing a regular update on the situation in Israel as it prepares for a ground invasion to destroy Hamas. Our goal is to bring you the most important news ...

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Hollywood figures sign letter supporting Israel

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Voicing their support for Israel and condemning Hamas, now more than 1,000 entertainment industry figures in Hollywood have signed a very blunt open letter. Helen Mirren, Chris Pine, Gal Gadot, and Jerry ...

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“Create a revolution for life”: Actor Kevin Sorbo challenges Vitae Foundation supporters

Never underestimate the ability of a few determined people to change the course of history. Twelve disciples turned the world upside down after the resurrection, and a handful of men set events ...

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“The Passion of the Christ: Resurrection” to begin filming in January

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The long-awaited sequent to “The Passion of the Christ” will begin filming in January 2024, according to a veteran Hollywood reporter. Jordan Ruimy of the popular entertainment website World of Reel recently reported ...

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Actor Kevin Sorbo headlines Vitae Foundation dinner at Arrowhead Stadium Sept. 26

Chiefs games won’t be the only events drawing crowds to Arrowhead Stadium in September. The Vitae Foundation will hold its annual Kansas City pro-life dinner at the stadium’s North Club on Sept. ...

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Actor Kevin Sorbo says he was blacklisted in Hollywood over his faith

Actor Kevin Sorbo said Hollywood cancelled him after he began sharing his Christian and political beliefs. He will be the keynote speaker at the Vitae Foundation’s annual Kansas City pro-life dinner on ...

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The hidden truth behind Superman

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I’ve never been a huge fan of Superman. The Man of Steel was always too squeaky clean for me. Too perfect. I liked superheroes who had edges (The Incredible Hulk), darkness (Batman) and ...

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Netflix tackles the Second Coming in “The Chosen One”

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Netflix wastes its brilliant premise and ending twist in “The Chosen One” on a shallow treatment of religion that actually makes one grateful that the faith-based film industry alternative exists. “The Chosen ...

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Actor Dennis Quaid shares faith journey in new album “Fallen: A Gospel Record for Sinners”

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Actor Dennis Quaid, who transformed his life from struggling with drugs to returning to his Christian roots, has released a new album, “Fallen: A Gospel Record for Sinners.” He recently shared his ...

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Hollywood experiencing revival of faith-based movies, actor Jonathan Roumie says

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The success of “Sound of Freedom” is part of a surge of faith-based movie projects, said actor Jonathan Roumie, who plays Jesus in “The Chosen” and Lonnie Frisbee in “Jesus Revolution.” “Our ...

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Stay away from “Barbie” movie, Movieguide founder warns parents

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“Barbie” earned more than $155 million at the box office last weekend. However, a leading Christian film critic is warning families to avoid seeing it. “The movie is worse than you could ...

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Christian singer’s anti-woke songs bump Taylor Swift from top of charts

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Move over, Taylor Swift. Two recent anti-woke songs recently bumped her and a popular K-Pop singer from the No. 1 spots on iTunes and Billboard rankings. “That shows that we’re the majority ...

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