Left Behind

(2001)

Rayford Steele is an airline pilot whose relationship with his wife has gone sour;he ponders having an affair with an attractive flight attendant, Hattie Durham. In the midst of a flight to London, a number of their passengers mysteriously disappear, and chaos takes hold as a number of vehicles on the ground and in the air are suddenly unmanned. Meanwhile, Buck Williams, a television journalist, is pondering the rash of sudden disappearances as he works on a report about Dr. Chaim Rosenzweig, an Israeli scientist who has devised a formula that would make any soil on earth easy to cultivate. However, Buck wonders if there's more to Rosenzweig than he first imagined when he discovers the doctor is in cahoots with two multi-millionaires who plan to broker the invention to promote their own agenda of international domination.

Nicolas Cage to Take Over for Kirk Cameron in the ‘Left Behind’ Reboot!

Nicolas Cage to Take Over for Kirk Cameron in the ‘Left Behind’ Reboot!

What do Civil War vampire Nicolas Cage and Christian evangelist Kirk Cameron have in common? Well, if things work out, they will have both played Cameron "Buck" Williams in the Left Behind series.

Nicolas Cage is eyeing the lead in a big screen remake of this Christian-themed end of the world thriller from writers Tim LaHaye and Jerry B. Jenkins. This will be the first theatrical feature from faith-oriented production company Stoney Lake Entertainment.

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‘Left Behind’ Franchise Returns to the Big Screen

Cloud Ten Pictures is looking to resurrect its faith-based franchise Left Behind for a new theatrical feature. Paul Lalonde, who wrote the original Left Behind in 2001, and John Patus, who wrote the last entry in the franchise, Left Behind: World at War, have written the screenplay. The studio will shop the script to buyers at the American Film Market this week.

It is said this new Left Behind movie will center on the Rapture, and will be structured like a classic disaster movie. The story focuses on the survivors after the first few hours of the Rapture. Cloud Ten Pictures is eyeing a budget of $15 million, which would make it one of the most ambitious faith-based projects ever. The studio is currently seeking a director.

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