The Resurrection of Gavin Stone
|The Resurrection of Gavin Stone|
Theatrical release poster
|Directed by||Dallas Jenkins|
|Written by||Andrea Gyertson Nasfell|
|Music by||Jeehun Hwang|
|Edited by||Kenneth Marsten|
|Box office||$2.3 million|
The Resurrection of Gavin Stone is a 2017 American Christian drama film directed by Dallas Jenkins, written by Andrea Gyertson Nasfell, and starring Brett Dalton, Anjelah Johnson-Reyes, Neil Flynn, Shawn Michaels and D. B. Sweeney. The film was released on January 20, 2017, by WWE Studios and Blumhouse Tilt.
Former child star Gavin Stone is now a washed-up, partied-out man. When he is forced to return home, he pretends to be a Christian so he can portray Jesus in an Easter play being produced by a megachurch.
- Brett Dalton as Gavin Stone
- Anjelah Johnson-Reyes as Kelly Richardson
- Neil Flynn as Waylon Stone
- Shawn Michaels as Doug
- D. B. Sweeney as Pastor Allen Richardson
- Tim Frank as John Mark
- Liam Matthews as Charles
- Christopher Maleki as Mike Meara
- Patrick Gagnon as Anthony
On July 29, 2015, it was announced that WWE Studios had acquired worldwide rights to the faith-based comedy. On July 20, 2016, Vertical Church Films announced that the film would be released on January 20, 2017.
On Rotten Tomatoes, the film has an approval rating of 42% based on 11 reviews and an average rating of 5.1/10. On Metacritic, the film has a score 36 out of 100 based on 5 critics, indicating "generally unfavorable reviews".
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