Dove award winner Natalie Grant
shows she has more than a beautiful voice to offer with her acting debut in the up coming film "Decision."
The gmc (formerly known as the Gospel Music Channel) film will showcase Grant
's on screen debut in a faith-based film that tells the story of a family rediscovering their faith after a despairing loss.
A mother of three, Grant
stars as Ilene, a mother barely making ends meet after the unexpected death of her firefighter husband, also starring award-winning country music artist Billy Dean.
In the midst of her financial difficulty and grief, Ilene also has to deal with her troubled teen-age son Jackson played by actor, Michael Rosenbaum, who is acting out because of the heart-breaking loss of his father.
“I'm so excited that my debut acting role was in a film that offers so much hope and stresses the importance of faith and family” said Grant
in a press release about the movie.
’s multi-layered character also had to reach out to her estranged father, Wyatt, played by Rusty Whitener, in order to help cope with her troubled son. Upon taking the boy end, Wyatt and Jackson gradually form a bond that helps Jackson take hold of an inner strength he never realized he possessed in order to avoid another family tragedy.
Working with experienced thespians, Grant
was able to adjust to the new experience of acting well.
“I was also honored to work along side some wonderful people who were patient with me and helped this ‘rookie’ every step of the way!”
Adding to the gathering of all-star musicians in association with the film, former “American Idol” contestant (Season 8) now Christian artist, Ricky Braddy stars in the movie’s theme song.
The "Decision" is scheduled to be aired October 16th at 7pm and 9 pm EST on the gmc network. A re-airing of the movie is also scheduled for Sunday, October 23rd at 11 AM EST.