“War Room” Overcomes with Black Cast in the Box Office

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War Room” proves that a film with Christian values can hold its own in the box office. And it’s not because of the generic script or the innovative concept of a “war room”; the credit goes to its powerfully evangelical cast.

Written by brothers Alex and Stephen Kendrick, the film grossed $11.4 million in its opening weekend of August 28th, according to Cecilia Kang of the Washington Post.

“War Room” tells the story of triple-threat real estate agent, mother, and wife (yes, in that order), Elizabeth Jordan (Priscilla Shirer). In the movie, Elizabeth struggles to keep a failing marriage alive with her straying husband, Tony (T.C. Stallings), a fast-track pharmaceutical sales representative. Juggling hectic schedules and a stale relationship, the couple has emotionally neglected their young daughter, Danielle (Alena Pitts)…



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