Lorenzo Lamas, 1980s heartthrob and star of the hit series “The Renegade,” is set to portray the Apostle Thaddeus in an upcoming biblical epic. The movie will be produced by Walker Cable Productions, and filmed near
Along with Lorenzo Lamas and Walker Cable Productions, the production crew will include three Assyrian Americans, and at least seven Assyrian Americans will be cast in major roles. This will enable these Assyrian Americans to learn about the art of film-making and perhaps launch their careers in either film production or acting. Being people who’s heritage the film is depicting, they bring with them an additional layer of accuracy and authenticity.
The Assyrians are currently facing terrible challenges and persecution. They face the threat of genocide in their ancestral homeland by Islamic militants groups, perhaps the most recognizable being
ISIS. These terrorist groups are actively trying to
destroy the ancient Christian community founded by Thaddeus and Thomas.
Stephen Missick, associate pastor of King of Saints Tabernacle in
, is writing and producing
the biblical movie that will dramatize the story of one of the Twelve Apostles
of Jesus Christ. The script is derived
from the Bible and other ancient sources, such as the writings of the Early
Church Fathers. The film is anticipated
to be produced by WalkerCable, Productions of Conroe, Texas. WalkerCable plans
to begin filming in early 2015. Existing movie sets at the Cleveland,
Texas Alamo Village
in Brackettville, Texas,
as well as other areas around , will serve as Biblical Lands. San