‘The Goldbergs’ Hayley Orrantia Joins ‘God’s Not Dead 2’

The Goldbergs costar Hayley Orrantia is set to lead God’s Not Dead 2, sequel to the hugely profitable 2014 religious drama. As with its predecessor, God’s Not Dead 2 depicts the debate between a skeptic and an evangelical Christian who come into conflict in an educational setting, but in this outing the roles will be reversed. Orrantia will star as “Brooke,” a high school student whose teacher, played by Melissa Joan Hart, quotes bible verses in class, causing Brooke’s parents to sue.

From Pure Flix Entertainment, God’s Not Dead 2 is currently in production in Arlansas. Harold Cronk is directing from a script by Chuck Konzelman and Cary Solomon.

Orrantia currently portrays Erica Goldberg on the ABC’s The Goldbergs, returning for a third season this fall. She’s repped by Dan Orrantia at Haylo Management, APA and attorney Jeff Biederman.

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