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It was only a matter of time before William P. Young’s phenomenal bestselling novel The Shack found itself on the silver screen. Now, nearly ten years since its original publication, that film adaptation is finally making its way into theaters. And the first trailer, if nothing else, proves that it’s going to be a visual spectacle worth gazing upon.
Like the book, The Shack follows Mack Phillips (Sam Worthington), a devout husband/father struck with tragedy and left searching for answers in a world where everything, including his faith, is put into question. One cold day in the midst of his despair, however, he receives a mysterious letter, delivered by someone without footprints in the snow, saying he should visit a mysterious shack in the middle of rural Oregon. Doing as he’s told, he’s met by three strangers, including one referred to as Papa (Octavia Spencer »
- Will Ashton
Sam Worthington returns to the big screen as mourning father and husband trying to find his way in the first trailer for The Shack, hitting theaters March 3, 2017. This drama will have some heavy competition when it hits theaters, going up against 20th Century Fox's superhero adventure Logan, starring Hugh Jackman and Open Road Films' drama Before I Fall starring Zoey Deutch. This uplifting drama could become a box office hit, providing some counter-programming for those who aren't into superheroes and teen thrillers.
Along with the trailer, Lionsgate has also debuted the first poster for The Shack, which features stars Sam Worthington and Oscar-winning actress Octavia Spencer. When Octavia Spencer first joined this adaptation of William P. Young's novel last March, it was revealed that she is actually playing God, and while her character's identity isn't exactly revealed in the trailer, it's quite clear that there is something very special about her character, »
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