Jim Gaffigan, Joel Courtney to Star in Lionsgate’s ‘Jesus Revolution’

Jim Gaffigan, Joel Courtney to Star in Lionsgate’s ‘Jesus Revolution’
Jim Gaffigan and Joel Courtney will star in Lionsgate and Kingdom Story Company’s “Jesus Revolution,” based on the true story of a national spiritual awakening among a group of teenaged hippies in Southern California in the early 1970s, it was announced on Friday.

In the film, Courtney will play Greg Laurie, a counterculture teen in the late 1960s who joined the Jesus revolution in Southern California and went on to start Harvest Christian Fellowship, one of the largest congregations in America. Gaffigan will star as Chuck Smith, the real-life pastor of Calvary Chapel in Costa Mesa. Smith served as a mentor to Laurie and famously opened his church to hippies.

Jon Gunn (“The Case for Christ”) will direct from a script written by him and Jon Erwin. Kevin Downes and the Erwin Brothers are producing, while Jerilyn Esquibel is co-producing for Kingdom Story Company. Gunn and the Erwin Brothers
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