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Apr 17, 2019 by Michael

'Breakthrough': Based On Impossible True Story Hits Theaters

The feel-good, faith-building, true story "Breakthrough" is a true, big screen story about a child that dies, a mother thst prays and her child that comes back to life.

"This Is Us" star Chrissy Metz plays the role of that praying mother, Joyce Smith.

Metz told CBN News she took the role not long after nearly losing her mother to a stroke. Upon reading the script, she immediately said, "I want to do this."



DeVon Franklin is the man behind this project, he also is the filmmaker behind Heaven Is For Real and Miracles From Heaven. Franklin told CBN News, "I am drawn to true stories." 

Franklin tapped Roxan Dawson to direct the film. It's Dawson's first feature film. She described the project as "something special."



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