Monday, October 02, 2006
Joseph Smith: Prophet of the Restoration
- * Joseph Smith: Prophet of the Restoration: Biopic about the founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the man commissioned with the task of restoring the Christianity of the New Testament to the modern world; produced by the institutional Church. directed by Gary Cook and T.C. Christensen; screenplay by Cook; cinematography by Christensen; starring Dustin Harding as "Joseph Smith", Tayva Patch ("Brigham City", "Little Secrets", "Out of Step") as "Lucy" (Joseph's mother), Rick Macy ("Brigham City", "Message in a Cell Phone", "Out of Step", "Little Secrets") as "Joseph Smith Sr."; produced by Ron Munns; line producer Steven A. Lee; production design by Roger Crandall and Richard Jamison; costume design by Shari Ohman. The film will be translated into multiple languages and, at some point, released nationally into theaters. Scheduled for release December 17, 2005, in the Legacy Theater at the Joseph Smith Memorial Building in Salt Lake City, as part of the Church's commemoration of the 200th anniversary of Joseph Smith's birth.