Machine Gun Preacher is the inspirational true story of Sam Childers (Gerard Butler), a former drug-dealing criminal who undergoes an astonishing transformation and finds an unexpected calling as the savior of hundreds of kidnapped and orphaned children in East Africa. The explosive, real-life tale of a man who has rescued over a thousand orphans from starvation, disease, and enslavement, Machine Gun Preacher is directed by Marc Forster (World War Z ) and also stars Michelle Monaghan, Kathy Baker, Madeline Carroll, Academy Award nominated Michael Shannon, and Souleymane Sy Savane.

We have an exclusive featurette the Machine Gun Preacher Blu-ray, in stores today, June 5th, which finds Marc Forster revealing how he got involved in this captivating project. Watch as the story of Sam Childers goes from the page to the big screen.

Machine Gun Preacher Blu-ray is available in stores now.