Alcon Acquires Hillsong United Documentary; Warner Bros To Release

Alcon Entertainment has acquired the feature documentary Hillsong – Let Hope Rise, which Warner Bros will release in April. The film revolves around the popular faith-based Australian band Hillsong United, which began as an 11-member youth band and has now sells out and concerts worldwide and has sold more than 16M albums. The documentary, which will include concert footage, is being directed by Michael John Warren, who helmed the 2004 feature docu Fade To Black about rapper-producer Jay-Z. Matt Weaver of MediaWeaver Entertainment and Jonathan Bock of Grace Hill Media are producing. B. Wayne Hughes Jr. and Greg Campbell of Cantinas Entertainment, which is financing the feature, are executive producing. (more…)

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