A fifth installment in the God’s Not Dead franchise is in the works.
Titled God’s Not Dead: Rise Up, the Pure Flix/Pinnacle Peak Pictures movie will tell the story of a pastor who runs for public office against a politician who opposes everything the pastor believes, including religion’s role in public policy.
It will begin filming later this year in South Carolina and stars David A.R. White, Dean Cain, Isaiah Washington, Cory Oliver, Ray Wise and Brad Heller. It is scheduled for a 2023 release.
Pure Flix, a subsidiary of Sony Pictures Entertainment, is a faith and family-friendly streaming service.
The 2014 movie God’s Not Dead launched the franchise and also shocked Hollywood by opening in the Top 4. It ended its run with a domestic gross of $60 million and remains the sixth highest-grossing Christian movie of all time.
“This is a new chapter in the God’s Not Dead franchise, and we can’t wait to share this with all the fans,” said producer and actor David…