‘The Shack’ Trailer Starring Sam Worthington and Octavia Spencer

The Faith-Based Film

Lionsgate has released the first trailer and poster for The Shack, the new faith-based drama starring Sam Worthington, Octavia Spencer, and Tim McGraw.

Based on a New York Times best-selling novel by William P. Young, the film examines one man’s faith and grief in the wake of a family tragedy. Radha Mitchell, Graham Greene, Gage Munroe, Megan Chapentier, Amelia Eve, Derek Hamilton, Jordyn Ashley Olson and Emily Holmes co-star.

English filmmaker Stuart Hazeldine directs from a screenplay by John Fusco and Andrew Lanham & Destin Cretton. The Shack opens in theaters on March 3. Check out the trailer below.

The Faith-Based Film

“There has been a resurgence of faith-based films at the box office, with the surprise success of films like War Room, and while The Shack may not be a conventional faith-based film, it certainly treads in the same territory.” (Movieweb)

The Faith-Based Film

Based on the New York Times best-selling novel, The Shack takes us on a father’s uplifting spiritual journey. After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips [Sam Worthington] spirals into a deep depression causing him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Despite his doubts, Mack journeys to the shack and encounters an enigmatic trio of strangers led by a woman named Papa [Octavia Spencer]. Through this meeting, Mack finds important truths that will transform his understanding of his tragedy and change his life forever.

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