After losing the love of his life to a cruel Philistine prince, a young Hebrew with Supernatural strength defends his people, sacrificing everything to avenge his love, his people, and his God.
Sneak Peek new images from “Samson”, the upcoming biblical feature starring Jackson Rathbone, Billy Zane, Taylor James, Rutger Hauer and Lindsay Wagner, opening February 16, 2018:
“…after losing the love of his life to a cruel ‘Philistine’ prince, a long-haired young man with supernatural strength defends his people, sacrificing everything to avenge his love, his people and his faith…”
‘Samson’, meaning ‘man of the sun’ was the last of the judges of the ancient ‘Israelites’ mentioned in the ‘Book of Judges’ in the ‘Old Testament’.
The biblical account states Samson was given immense strength to fight his enemies and allow him to perform eventful feats, including the killing of a lion with his bare hands…
…slaying an entire army with only the jawbone of an ass, and destroying a temple of the Philistines with his bare hands.
Christian Cinema in Cannes
Industry vet Ron Gell is working Cannes with Pure Flix, the faith-based international sales agent and U.S. distributor. He has done very well with “The Case for Christ” screening at the Marche. Among its buyers are U.K.-Kaleidoscope, Australia/ New Zealand-Crossroads, Germany-Great Movies, Latin America-California Filmes, Poland-Rafael Films, Philippines-Rafaella Films, So. Korea-cbs, Africa-cmd. “The Case For Christ” has grossed more than $14m in North America since it opened last month. Mike Vogel, Erika Christensen, L. Scott Caldwell, Faye Dunaway, and Robert Forster star in the adaptation of Lee Strobel’s bestseller about an atheist reporter who sets out to debunk Christianity as a cult.
Pure Flix is also showing early footage from “Samson”. Billy Zane. Taylor James, Billy Zane, Rutger Hauer, Lindsay Wagner and Caitlin Leahy star in the Biblical story of a child born with supernatural strength.