The sequel features as a courtroom drama, however the faith-based film additionally has motion, thriller, and conspiracy undertones. It advances the story of Alan’s private life and the increasing world round him, Cook dinner mentioned.
In that first movie, the viewers adopted Alan, a boy sheltered by his mysterious mother and father and pursued by an ominous authorities company. He was pressured to develop up quick, and with the assistance of his mother and father’ circle of believers, he steps into the harmful starting of his journey.
“Alan and the Rulers of the Air” additionally delve deeper into the opposite characters from the primary film, mentioned Cook dinner.
“The characters are experiencing a fallout of the federal government officers coming into their church, and so they have an interplay with them that lands them in courtroom,” he mentioned. “Alan’s entire story is about figuring himself out, and the place he suits into this future he’s been saddled with.”
Although “Alan and the Ruler of the Air” isn’t an enormous funds movie, Steve Colwell with Movie Hamilton mentioned, “It’s nonetheless good to get the town showcased and seen in movies.”
Previously decade, greater than a dozen movies have had components of it filmed in Butler County, most of which have been in Hamilton. However COVID “had simply derailed all the things,” Colwell mentioned.
“On this space, we’re simply now seeing extra tasks beginning to come,” he mentioned. “There’s some hope that we will promote the realm a bit bit extra outdoors of Hamilton within the close to future to inform individuals what we’ve obtainable right here.”
Cook dinner mentioned his sequel will shoot for a couple of week in Hamilton earlier than transferring south to Covington, Ky. for a couple of week. A 3rd week of filming will occur in areas of the Cincinnati area.
Cook dinner is aiming for a launch date about in a couple of 12 months to 18 months after it goes into post-production. It’s not anticipated he’ll present this sequel at festivals like he did with the primary transfer, he needs to achieve the viewers “we really feel must see the movie and benefit from the movie.”
“There’s one thing for everybody to seek out themselves in with this story, particularly in the event that they ever questioned themselves of their relationship with faith,” Cook dinner mentioned, although he hopes it’ll enchantment to younger grownup Christians and non-Christians.
He mentioned there are Christian-themed movies that aren’t solely primarily based on evangelism however are supposed to entertain and thrill an viewers. These are the varieties of movies Cook dinner, a 2013 Cincinnati Christian Faculty graduate, mentioned he needed to look at rising up, so he’s additionally making films “the 13-year-old me would need to watch.”