Chrissy Metz to star in The Impossible

Published: Feb 02, 2018, 08:39 IST | PTI

After the success of her show This is Us, actor Chrissy Metz will star in the film The Impossible

After the success of her show This is Us, actor Chrissy Metz will star in the film The Impossible. The film will be directed by Roxann Dawson, while Grant Nieporte is penning the script, reported Deadline. It is based on Joyce Smith's book The Impossible: The Miraculous Story of a Mother's Faith and Her Child's Resurrection.

The story is about the astounding recovery of a teenage boy named John who had been lifeless for an hour at the hospital after falling through the ice on a frozen lake in Missouri. Metz, 37, will play Joyce, mother of John, who turned to prayer and begged God to save her son when his heart began to beat again. Marisa Paiva will oversee production for the studio. Filming is expected to begin in March in Winnipeg.

Except for the headline, the story has not been edited by mid-day online. This story is taken from a syndicated feed & is published on AS IS basis

Catch up on all the latest entertainment news and gossip here.

Download the new mid-day Android and iOS apps to get updates on all the latest and trending stories on the go

Trending Video

Sign up for all the latest news, top galleries and trending videos from Mid-day.com

Subscribe
Loading...

Shah Rukh Khan launches heritage postal stamp of Bandra station

NEXT STORY
This website uses cookie or similar technologies, to enhance your browsing experience and provide personalised recommendations. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our Privacy Policy and Cookie Policy. OK