Ali Skovbye (Man In The High Castle) and Taylor Mosby (The Last O.G.) are have signed on for Fox 2000’s The Impossible joining Chrissy Metz, Josh Lucas, Mike Colter and Topher Grace. The Roxann Dawson-directed film is based on The Impossible: The Miraculous Story of a Mother’s Faith and Her Child’s Resurrection novel by Joyce Smith, the true story about the miraculous recovery of Smith’s 14-year old son who fell through a frozen lake in Missouri one winter and was proclaimed lifeless. Through prayer and faith, she sat by her son’s bedside until his heart started beating again. Skovbye and Mosby will play two of John’s best friends who want to help him and his family in whatever way they can after he suddenly falls through the frozen lake. Grant Nieport adapting the screenplay which DeVon Franklin is producing. Skovbye is repped by Primary Wave Entertainment and Play Management. Mosby is also repped by Primary Wave as well as Coast to Coast Talent.
Sam Trammell Boards Fox 2000’s ‘The Impossible’ – Film Briefs
True Blood alum Sam Trammell is on the call sheet for Fox 2000’s Roxann Dawson-directed film, The Impossible, a faith-based true story of Joyce Smith’s account of how her faith and prayer led to her son’s recovery after he was proclaimed lifeless. Chrissy Metz stars as Smith, along with Josh Lucas, Mike Colter, and Topher Grace co-star. The pic is based on Smith’s book The Impossible: The Miraculous Story of a Mother’s Faith and Her Child’s Resurrection, which was adapted for the screen by Grant Nieporte. Trammell will play Dr. Kurt Sutterer, an eyewitness to how Joyce’s prayers for John manifest. DeVon Franklin is producing the pic, which is in production in Canada. Trammell, who recently had a guest arc on NBC’s ratings juggernaut, This Is Us, is repped by Innovative and Luber Roklin Entertainment.