The upcoming Randall Wallace film, Heaven is for Real, has officially released a brand new trailer online. The film is based on the #1 New York Times best-selling book of the same name, the film brings to the screen the true story of a small-town Pastor who must find the courage and conviction to share his son’s extraordinary, life-changing experience.
Heaven is for Real stars Greg Kinnear as Todd Burpo and co-stars Kelly Reilly as Sonja Burpo, the real-life couple whose son Colton (newcomer Connor Corum) claims to have visited Heaven during a near death experience. Colton recounts the details of his amazing journey with childlike innocence and speaks matter-of-factly about things that happened before his birth … things he couldn’t possibly know. Todd and his family are then challenged to examine the meaning from this remarkable event.
The novel was published in and was written by Todd Burpo and Lynn Vincent. It was published by Thomas Nelson Publishers. By April 2012 over one million ebooks had been sold. Within three weeks of its November 2010 release, the book debuted at #3 on the New York Times bestseller list. By January 2011, there were 200,000 copies in print, and the book hit #1 on the New York Times list.
Heaven is for Real is scheduled for release on April 16, 2014. You can watch the trailer below: