The Gospel (film)
Theatrical film poster
|Directed by||Rob Hardy|
|Produced by||Will Packer|
|Written by||Rob Hardy|
|Distributed by||Screen Gems
|Release date(s)||October 7, 2005|
- Boris Kodjoe as David "DT" Taylor
- Idris Elba as Reverend Charles Frank
- Clifton Powell as Bishop Fred Taylor
- Nona Gaye as Charlene Taylor-Frank
- Omar Gooding as Wesley
- Tamyra Gray as Rain
- China Anne McClain as Alexis
- Donnie McClurkin as Minister Terrence Hunter
- Aloma Wright as Ernesteine
- Keshia Knight Pulliam as Maya Walker
- Hezekiah Walker as Brother Gordon
- Michael J. Pagan as Young David
- Sierra Aylina McClain as Sue (girl in Children's Choir)
- Lauryn Alisa McClain as Anne (girl in Children's Choir)
The soundtrack features the following songs:
- He Reigns (Kirk Franklin feat. Papa San)
- Victory (Yolanda Adams)
- Glorious (Martha Munizzi)
- You Are Good (Greg Kirkland)
- Still Alive (Kirk Franklin singers)
- Change Is Gonna Come (Deitrick Haddon)
- Ooh Child (Urban Mix) (Donnie McClurkin feat. Kirk Franklin)
- The Closer I Get To You (Donny Hathaway and Roberta Flack)
- When I Pray (Interlude) (Joann Rosario)
- All Things Are Working (Fred Hammond)
- I Need You To Survive (Hezekiah Walker & the Love Fellowship Choir)
- Now Behold The Lamb (Tamyra Gray, feat. Idris Elba Serman & Clifton Powell Parable)
- Put Your Hands Together (Fred Hammond and Natalie Wilson)
The film received three nominations in the Black Reel Awards of 2006: Idris Elba was nominated for Best Actor, Nona Gaye was nominated for Best Actress, and Rob Hardy was nominated for Best Screenplay, Original or Adapted.
- "The Gospel". Box Office Mojo. 2009. Retrieved 2009-01-30.
- "The Gospel (2005)". Rotten Tomatoes. IGN Entertainment. 2009. Retrieved 2009-01-30.
- Music redeems confused 'Gospel', The Boston Globe, Ty Burr, October 7, 2005.
- The Gospel (2005): A Church Welcomes Home a Wayward Son, New York Times, Laura Kern, October 7, 2005.
- Heavenly voices raise 'The Gospel's' spirit, San Francisco Chronicle, Walter Addiego, October 10, 2005.