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-- -- Hello and welcome to another segment of the spirited debate I'm Lauren Green people it was -- -- Fox News Channel.
Actor Christian activist and radio talk show host Stephen Baldwin makes returned a big screen this weekend.
The youngest of the Baldwin Brothers has a new faith film based on a true story.
About a drug dealer turned pastor -- called I'm in love with the church girl.
Do you -- -- joins me now welcome thank you very much the title is quite intriguing in itself but what.
Drew you back to the big screen after about ten years.
A born again guy -- eleven years ago.
Kind of a wild result of my daughter ally is now twenty but when she was born living in Tucson Arizona with my wife -- -- We hired this guy from Brazil who comes to work -- this -- explains the real reason she took the job was because god said.
He's going to do this and that and at the time and let -- -- you out the time well.
Kind of sort of their home.
But what was interesting.
All of that came true and in the retrospect looking back on it.
It wasn't that at all thank you that was as -- -- the way they're OK drew and down.
For me in the last ten years you know when you are his vocal about.
Do you feel like you're sort of lackluster in Hollywood that -- -- thing to do with that the good of the Jesus freak while the brother.
Well I think.
There is -- Ed Markey of authority within Hollywood that.
I'll take extra ran -- an old friend of -- Very high profile cast director copiers -- said to me look -- -- I want to say I'm sorry because that structure name up in the room a few times and they were like you gotta be kidding.
It's well and but it was not a commentary on -- obviously was something about your personal what I just think that probably.
When somebody's you know calls himself -- again in the coming goes out there are pretty radically zealous -- and professes they're only about that.
If it can creep people out and and then.
I have no regret about that but -- really chilled out a lot more because I'm a little more seasoned as a Christian believer in my walk of faith.
But to answer your question.
I've been kind of sort of developing stuff I'm going to be directing my first movie some.
Because I really really wanted to be able to be a part of faith based films that were -- excellent hopefully is some of the other stuff but government passed.
And now here comes -- Molina.
How could this movie is about and he gives me a phone call and access.
I want you've been through this OK -- it's it's called I'm in my with the church throwing them on and -- -- -- and he said -- Joba rule is gonna play me and so.
I kind of understood that -- had a different perception.
Of this Christian movie well.
So between that and Israel Houghton is the executive producer of on that the soundtrack and one of the partners in the film and he's he's that was music director -- -- mr.
-- Correct -- -- five time Grammy winner and there.
-- -- tickled that with a good story that -- was unafraid to tell in a pretty authentic way.
Coupled with Vincent that story Michael Madsen Adrian by law you know it's cast is pretty.
Do you play.
By the -- or something we DEA agent who did that series -- work.
Willis with a short clip of her short -- this -- -- and rhetorically what does that does that you know which one we're talking about I think you know idea.
-- mobile display at a short trip quote from a a lot with -- for a.
You believe in god -- Don't go getting all religious I don't -- Jason.
If you go to church.
Yes sir every week quite a few kids but -- studies film and it's.
But -- Hollywood's reaction to use that.
-- I don't get all the leads a five on me -- -- Yes so that what's cool about my character is I gets played this.
DEA agent kind of following -- -- Venus.
Character amber -- rules character.
And it's kind of cool look at justice perception of my guys.
Trying to be the authority big bad wolf trying to.
Catch the bad guy.
But there's a sensitivity to my character that I tried to perform in a way that was very subliminal and interest -- And and getting back to something that's pretty wild about the timing more and -- God's timing and a lot of the sort of thing.
Six weeks ago I'm in Los Angeles in a meeting with one of the big cable stations that is flat out offering -- in my own reality show.
For me -- to follow me around in in in all of my Christian stuff.
The timing of it isn't gonna work out but they they made the statement you know.
Stephen passion of the Christ fireproof courageous you know all of those things were wonderful successes but now in the wake of mark Burnett's.
Bible miniseries on History Channel so you know it's really.
Interest and that there's a tipping point that just occurred because of Mark Burnett where.
Now mainstream Hollywood is really.
Gonna start to open the floodgates and create a whole bunch -- and a Christian content.
Number Bible bandwagon I think you just had -- grace -- -- that just opened last week and that's another Qaeda -- of it.
Faith Christian faith that based on your yours has faith based on this seems to be the way the -- is it or that we reach the high watermark here.
-- I don't know you're gonna see in the next three to five years a -- -- me.
I mean some of the studios -- the -- they're just -- gearing up to begin the process number one.
And the blessing for me in disguise is now after ten years.
With all this new contents that will be in demand I happen to be getting lots of phone calls -- it's very -- -- What that -- might work out you know what.
Teaming up with your your brother.
And one of these a faith based -- and it came and they hit at a sorry.
I didn't look at the which -- would you play.
It does a Dinara.
My brother's blood dries out from the ground through I think that contiguous and.
Well what's your relationship like with your Brothers because obviously they are not born again and it and are you sort of the -- the black sheep that you know family dinners and Thanksgiving and Christmas that sort of thing.
Moon I think you know we were raised.
In a hole kind of different way than to be that whatever men.
I have six kids to have -- -- school teacher may 25000 a year -- we were tight.
I don't think there's any way to -- and disengaged the DNA.
The love of Brothers and so on and so forth.
But we just choose not to go there you know and certain conversations with the -- that it's far more important to understanding him.
The necessity for the bond of family.
Two and a pride for way.
Not realize that for your own political or intellectual point of view I just.
To waste of time has he seen the movie.
Is against him in the -- -- I believe -- see the movie is gonna he's got a new baby now.
Still -- affected directly.
Did you babysitters yeah.
The great and I don't want -- -- and thank you so much of the movie is called.
At a marriage and I -- over the church girl I don't love with -- -- girl com and it opens up tomorrow at theaters across the country.
Yes man opens tomorrow I'm in love with the church girl starring Joba rules -- -- jam jar rule actions.
And we're excited this distinction grandma's Christian -- This is -- relevant in your face hard -- fun.
Piece of entertainment that was made.
At a level and quality of excellence that can compete with -- thing that I've been a part of -- Hollywood thus -- some very proud of and I symbolic thank you very much having a spirited -- and.
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