Starring Academy Award® Nominees Greg Kinnear & Thomas Haden Church
With Kelly Reilly & Connor Corum & Directed by Randall Wallace
Available on DVD October 6th 2014
LONDON/UK (10/09/2014) –
The inspirational story of family and faith based on the No. 1 New York Times
best-selling book by Todd Burpo and Lynn Vincent, HEAVEN IS FOR REAL
debuts on DVD October 6th
from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Directed by Randall Wallace (Secretariat
) and starring Academy Award®
nominee Greg Kinnear (Best Supporting Actor, As Good as It Gets
, 1997), HEAVEN IS FOR REAL
tells the true story of Todd Burpo, a small-town businessman whose young son, Colton (Connor Corum), miraculously recovers from a near-death experience with vivid memories of his visit to Heaven. The DVD features inspirational bonus materials, including six deleted scenes and the “Colton Goes to Heaven” featurette, taking fans behind the scenes for a look at the journey of bringing the book to the big screen.
Also starring in the film is Academy Award® nominee Thomas Haden Church (Best Supporting Actor, Sideways, 2004), Kelly Reilly (Flight, Calvary) and Emmy® Award winner Margo Martindale (Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, TV’s “Justified,” 2010).
Based on the No. 1 New York Times
best-selling book, Heaven is for Real
recounts the true story of a small-town father who must find the courage and conviction to share his son’s extraordinary, life-changing experience with the world. Starring Academy Award® nominee Greg Kinnear (Best Supporting Actor, As Good As It Gets
, 1997) as Todd Burpo, the real-life father whose son Colton claims to have visited Heaven during a near death experience. Colton shares the details of his amazing journey with childlike innocence and speaks matter-of-factly about things that happened before his birth … things he couldn’t possibly know.
HEAVEN IS FOR REAL is directed by Randall Wallace, from a screenplay by Randall Wallace and Christopher Parker based upon the book, Heaven is for Real: A Little Boy’s Astounding Story of His Trip to Heaven and Back by Todd Burpo with Lynn Vincent. Sue Baden-Powell, Sam Mercer and Derrick Williams serviced as executive producers with T.D Jakes and Joe Roth serving as producers and Andrew Wallace and Kim H. Winther as co-producers.