For King & Country Announces Upcoming Movie Projects Highlighting Their Family, Career
Joel and Luke Smallbone of the Grammy award-winning Australian Christian band For King & Country recently announced that they would be coming out with two movies.
Both films will highlight the Smallbone family and Joel and Luke's music career.
According to CBN News, the first film, which is currently in production, is a documentary and will follow the stories of the two Smallbone Brothers and their sister Rebecca St. James. The documentary, which is called Return to Sydney: The For King & Country Journey, is being directed by their brother Ben Smallbone of Radiant Films, their family production team. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Andrea Royer, Steve Barnett and Alan Powell are producing Return to Sydney. Vicky Patel, Luke, Joel and David Smallbone will executive produce the film.
According to CBN News, the documentary will also include some never-before-seen footage and clips from home videos.
The second film will follow the Smallbone family as they travel to America. Classified as a "family dramedy," the feature film, called Unsung Hero, will tell the story of the famous duo's mother, Helen Smallbone, as she relied on her faith in holding their family of nine together.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Unsung Hero will be written by Richard Ramsey and produced by Barnett, Powell and David Smallbone. Patel, Joel, Luke and Ben Smallbone will be executive producing.
MovieGuide reports that Radiant Films will be working with Monarch Media to release both movies.
"With the great partnership of Monarch Media and Radiate Films, we're inviting you to join our family's radical journey. With thousands of hours of home camera footage, captivating interviews from key partners and friends, and a defining show at Sydney's Opera House, we're pulling back the curtain on our lives like never before," Joel and Luke Smallbone said in a statement.
At the time of this writing, no release date has been revealed for either film.
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