Chuck and Mark are Joined by Kevin Sorbo for a great conversation on the politics in Hollywood. They start off by discussing Hollywood’s hatred for conservatives and Christians, which Kevin explains is the reason that he has gone into independent filmmaking.
Chuck and Kevin have both experienced Hollywood’s decision to cut shows for no reason, other than one person doesn’t like it. They explain how a select few individuals decide what the rest of the world will watch.
Mark moves their conversation on to Kevin’s film, God’s not Dead, which landed in the top five dollar return for Hollywood films. Kevin explains that he could not get on any network, except Fox, to promote his faith-based film.
Kevin explains the importance of small independent films and faith-based films. He shares how he has created his own production company and been able to get funding from people like Sean Hannity.
They finish up their conversation by discussing how the progressive movement is destroying our country and that the truth is dangerous to their agenda. They discuss how the left is dividing our nation into groups and pitting them against each other. Kevin also jumps in to shares some of his thoughts about the far-left agenda that is appearing around our country.
More about Kevin:
Sorbo received international stardom when he booked the lead role in Hercules, the Legendary Journeys (1993-1999) the most watched TV show in the world, airing in 176 countries. Following that success, Sorbo had the lead role as “Captain Dylan Hunt” in Gene Roddenberry’s Andromeda, the first show created by Roddenberry after the original Star Trek series. Andromeda debuted as the number one hour-long show in first run syndication and remained at number one for its entire run from 2000-2005.
Notable movies include Kull, the Conqueror, Walking Tall, the Payback, Avenging Angel, and Meet the Spartans. The independent film What If was nominated for Best Family Movie of the Year 2011 by the Movie Guide Awards. Sorbo also received the Movie Guide Award for Most Inspirational Performance of the Year.
Some of his many television credits include Just Shoot Me, Two and a Half Men, Dharma and Greg, According to Jim, Gary Unmarried, Psych, Hawaii 5-0, and a recurring role in the final season of The O.C.
Sorbo also starred alongside Dennis Quaid and Helen Hunt in Soul Surfer. 2014 saw the release of the faith-based movie God’s Not Dead. The $2 million-dollar budgeted movie became the most successful independent faith-based movie ever, with over $75 million U.S. Box Office.
Let There Be Light was released in October 2017. Sorbo directed and acted in this faith/family movie, which ranked number 4 out of the top 10 family movies of that year. LTBL follows the life of the world’s greatest atheist and the road he follows where his beliefs are challenged.
Another movie being released in the Fall of 2018 is One Nation Under God. The movie drama deals with controversy over that quote in our Nation’s Pledge of Allegiance. Two more releases for 2018 include The Reliant, which is a drama dealing with the economic collapse of America. Bernie, the Dolphin hits theaters in December of 2018.
Upcoming projects include, East Texas Oil, which Sorbo is directing/acting and Carpool Lane, starring opposite Dean Cain.
He also recently produced BreatheBible.com which is a theatrical 18 CD collection reading of The New Testament. Over 80 actors voice the biblical figures, and Sorbo voices God – a nice upgrade from his half-god days on Hercules!
Kevin released his memoir in 2012, True Strength: My Journey from Hercules to Mere Mortal and How Nearly Dying Saved My Life. The book chronicles his near-death experience when he suffered three strokes and the battle back to regain his life. Sorbo also co-authored a Chicken Soup for the Soul, “Think Positive for Kids.”
In real life, Kevin leads “A World Fit for Kids,” a successful mentoring model that trains inner-city teens to use school, fitness, sports and positive role models for themselves. World Fit is the number one after-school program in the state of California.
Sorbo resides in Los Angeles with his wife Sam and three children.
Connect with Kevin:
Link for Israel trip: http://sorbo.heritagestudyprograms.com/index.html
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