The Masked Saint, described as a family-friendly action film inspired by true events, is slated to release nationwide in theaters on Jan. 8, 2016 through Freestyle Releasing and Ridgerock Faith. The film stars Starring Brett Granstaff (Vice) as Christopher ‘The Saint’ Samuels, a former professional wrestler who retires from the ring to settle down as a small town pastor. When Samuels witnesses rampant problems in the community, he decides to moonlight as a masked vigilante fighting the injustice. While facing crises at home and at the church, Samuels must evade the police and somehow reconcile his secret, violent identity with his calling as a pastor. The movie is inspired by the life of Pastor Chris Whaley and based on his book of the same name.
Winner for Best Picture at the 2015 International Christian Film Festival, The Masked Saint is written by Scott Crowell and Brett Granstaff, directed by Warren P. Sonoda, produced by Cliff McDowell, co-produced by David Anselmo and executive produced by Gary Granstaff and Joe Sisto. The film also stars Lara Jean Chorostecki (Hannibal), Oscar and Emmy nominee Diahann Carroll (Grey’s Anatomy, White Collar), Patrick McKenna (The Red Green Show), James Preston Rogers (Pixels) and the late WWE Hall of Famer Roddy Piper in his last confirmed theatrical release.
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