[Movies] Lea Thompson Joins The Cast Of Left Behind Posted by Joseph Lee on 09.09.2013
Another for the reboot...
Lea Thompson has joined the cast of the reboot for Left Behind, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The film is based on the book series by Jerry B. Jenkins and Tim LeHaye. It will also star Nicolas Cage, Chad Michael Murray, Cassi Thomson, Nicky Whelan, Quinton Aaron and Jordin Sparks.
It is produced and co-written by Paul Lalonde and producer Michael Walker. It was also written by John Patus.
Here's a synopsis: Left Behind follows a group of survivors after millions of people around the world disappear. Those left behind have to learn to survive in a world that is quickly plunging into chaos and destruction.
The film will be directed by Vic Armstrong. It is filing in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Jason Hewitt and FIlms in Motion will executive produce with J. David Williams.
Thompson is playing the wife of Nicolas Cage's character. She warns the family of the apocalypse but ends up pushing them away.
The first adaptation of the books starred Kirk Cameron in 2001. The book series about the End Times and the Rapture has sold over 65 million copies in the US. Ladone wrote and produced the original series.