Jamie Foxx To Helm Faith-Based Drama ‘When We Pray’ For Cinema Libre Studio
EXCLUSIVE: Oscar-winner Jamie Foxx has signed on to direct When We Pray, a faith-based function from Cinema Libre Studio and Hong Kong-based Combat to Fame Movies. Foxx co-wrote the script with Donald Ray “Speedy” Caldwell. The pic marks Foxx’s sophomore directorial outing following his debut movie, All-Star Weekend.
The plot is about two brothers who grow to be pastors at completely different church buildings in the identical group. One brother develops his church into a contemporary, high-tech congregation that makes use of digital units and ATM machines. The opposite brother follows a humbler path however quickly finds his church in decline and in want of monetary assist.
Manufacturing will begin someday earlier than the tip of the yr. Cinema Libre Studio will produce along with Combat to Fame Movies, which can finance the pic for a funds below $5M.
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[The deal was negotiated by Philippe Diaz, founder and Chairman of Cinema Libre Studio, in addition to President of the Combat to Fame movie committee, with the involvement of Rodney Mason from Quick Mouse Movies who will function government producer.
“It’s a fantastic honor to work with such a gifted and passionate man as Jamie Foxx and I’m happy to have our new, Combat to Fame companions onboard which can give Jamie the whole freedom to make this movie which is near his coronary heart, thus launching this new distinctive collaboration,” stated Diaz.
“Jamie Foxx is a Hollywood celebrity–however audiences around the globe love him as effectively. Our robust relationships in China and different Asian international locations will be sure that “When We Pray” will likely be enthusiastically obtained by Asian moviegoers,” added Carrie Wang, Chairman of Combat to Fame.
Foxx is coming off a critically acclaimed efficiency in Warner Bros’ authorized drama, Simply Mercy reverse Michael B. Jordan and Brie Larson and directed by Destin Cretton. Subsequent up, he will be heard in Disney/Pixar’s first Black character-led animation movie, Soul, which is presently slated to hit theaters June 19.](https://deadline.com/2020/03/netflix-is-a-joke-ali-wong-amy-schumer-jamie-foxx-david-letterman-wanda-sykes-dave-chapelle-kevin-hart-chris-rock-jerry-seinfeld-whoopi-goldberg-1202871786/)