Shania Twain is joining the cast of Lionsgate’s faith-based biopic about Jeremy Camp, “I Still Believe,” the studio announced on Monday.
Along with the five-time Grammy winner, Britt Robertson (“Girlboss”), Melissa Roxburgh (“Manifest”) and Nathan Dean Parsons (“Roswell, New Mexico”) are joining the cast.
The film, to be directed by brothers Jon and Andrew Erwin, previously cast “Riverdale” actor KJ Apa to play Camp and Gary Sinise to play his father, Tom Camp. Twain will play Camp’s mother in the film.
Camp is a Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter who has sold over 5 million albums and has toured all over the world. He has received four RIAA-certified Gold albums, two American Music Awards nominations, multiple ASCAP awards, 38 No. 1 songs, a gold digital single (“There Will Be A Day”), and a multi-platinum DVD.
“I Still Believe” is meant to be an uplifting true-life story of Christian music star Jeremy Camp and his journey of love and loss that looks to prove there is always hope.
The film, being produced by Kevin Downes. begins shooting in Alabama later this month and is set to be released on March 20, 2020.
Robertson will play Camp’s love interest and wife, Melissa Henning, who is described as having sharp wit and a beautiful, joyful spirit, with a strong and sincere faith in God that guides her every decision.
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SOURCE: The Wrap, Trey Williams