Come Sunday (film)


Come Sunday is an upcoming American drama film directed by Joshua Marston, from a screenplay by Marcus Hinchey. It stars Chiwetel Ejiofor, Martin Sheen, Condola Rashad, Jason Segel, Danny Glover and Keith Stanfield.

Cast

  • Chiwetel Ejiofor as Carlton Pearson
  • Martin Sheen as Oral Roberts
  • Condola Rashad as Gina Pearson
  • Jason Segel as Henry
  • Danny Glover as Quincy Pearson
  • Keith Stanfield as Reggie
  • Joni Bovill as Yvette Flunder
  • Stacey Sergeant as Nicky Brown
  • Dustin Lewis as Ron

Production

In July 2010, it was announced Marc Forster would produce and direct the film, with James D. Stern producing the film under his Endgame Entertainment banner. while Ira Glass will also produce alongside Alissa Shipp under their This American Life banner.[1] In May 2014, it was announced Robert Redford and Jeffrey Wright had been cast in the film, while Jonathan Demme would direct the film, with Forster only serving as a producer.[2] In July 2016, it was announced Joshua Marston would now direct the film, with Chiwetel Ejiofor joining the cast of the film and Netflix distributing the film.[3] In September 2016, Danny Glover joined the cast of the film.[4] In December 2016, Condola Rashad, Keith Stanfield and Martin Sheen joined the cast of the film, with Sheen replacing Redford.[5][6][7] In January 2017, Stacey Sergeant joined the cast of the film.[8]

Filming

Principal photography began in January 2017.[9]

References

  1. Jump up^ Sneider, Jeff (July 13, 2010). “Marc Forster to Produce and Possibly Direct ‘Heretics’”. The Wrap. Retrieved January 8,2017.
  2. Jump up^ Siegel, Tatania (May 21, 2014). “Robert Redford in Talks to Play Oral Roberts in Film ‘Come Sunday’ (Exclusive)”. The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 8, 2017.
  3. Jump up^ Siegel, Tatiana (July 26, 2016). “Chiwetel Ejiofor in Talks to Star Opposite Robert Redford in Netflix Film ‘Come Sunday’ (Exclusive)”. The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 8,2017.
  4. Jump up^ Ford, Rebecca (September 27, 2016). “Danny Glover Joining Robert Redford in ‘Come Sunday’ (Exclusive)”. The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 8, 2017.
  5. Jump up^ Hipes, Patrick (December 7, 2016). “Condola Rashad Joins Netflix’s ‘Come Sunday’ With Chiwetel Ejiofor”. deadline.com. Retrieved January 8, 2017.
  6. Jump up^ Galuppo, Mia (December 16, 2016). “‘Atlanta’ Star Lakeith Stanfield Joins Chiwetel Ejiofor in Netflix’s ‘Come Sunday’ (Exclusive)”. The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved January 8,2017.
  7. Jump up^ Busch, Anita (December 7, 2016). “Martin Sheen Will Play Oral Roberts Opposite Chiwetel Ejiofor In Netflix’s ‘Come Sunday’”. deadline.com. Retrieved January 8, 2017.
  8. Jump up^ N’Duka, Amanda (January 23, 2017). “Netflix’s ‘Come Sunday’ Adds Stacey Sergeant; Joseph Ferrante Cast In ‘LAbyrinth’”. Deadline.com. Retrieved January 23, 2017.
  9. Jump up^ “Come Sunday” (PDF). Directors Guild of America. Retrieved January 8, 2017.

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