One Tree Hill star Chad Michael Murray is in talks to star in the Left Behind remake alongside Nicolas Cage. We reported in October that Nicolas Cage will play journalist Cameron "Buck" Williams, although this new report indicates Chad Michael Murray will play the reporter. It isn't known what character Nicolas Cage is playing.
The story centers on a group trying to survive in the aftermath of the Rapture that has eliminated all Christians from Earth. Paul Lalonde, who wrote the original Left Behind in 2001, and John Patus, who wrote the last installment in the franchise, Left Behind: World at War, are writing the screenplay.
Vic Armstrong is directing for Family Screen Pictures, with a budget set at $15 million. It isn't known if the original franchise star Kirk Cameron will make an appearance in the remake. The novels by Jerry B. Jenkins and Tim LaHaye which this franchise is based on, have sold over 65 million copies worldwide.