The Shack is an upcoming American faith-based drama film directed by Stuart Hazeldine and written by John Fusco based on the 2007 novel of the same name by William P. Young. The film stars Sam Worthington, Octavia Spencer, and Graham Greene. Filming began on June 8, 2015 in Vancouver, Canada. The film is scheduled to be released in the United States on March 3, 2017.
Based on the New York Times best-selling novel, The Shack takes us on a father’s uplifting spiritual journey. After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips [Sam Worthington] spirals into a deep depression causing him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Despite his doubts, Mack journeys to the shack and encounters an enigmatic trio of strangers led by a woman named Papa [Octavia Spencer]. Through this meeting, Mack finds important truths that will transform his understanding of his tragedy and change his life forever.
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Starring: Graham Greene, Radha Mitchell, Octavia Spencer, and Sam Worthington
Written By: John Fusco
Directed By: Stuart Hazeldine
Produced By: Brad Cummings and Gil Netter
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