Gospel music veteran Kirk Franklin is set to warm hearts with his brand new TV movie. Kirk Franklin's A Gospel Christmas is set to air on December 4th at 8/7c as part of the It's A Wonderful Life holiday series. The movie will star Demetria McKinney and Chaz Lamar Shepherd; and it will feature an appearance from Kirk Franklin, who produced and arranged the music for the film.
Here's what the movie is about: "When Olivia (Demetria McKinney), a young assistant pastor, gets assigned to be a lead pastor at a new church a month before Christmas, she's fearful she can't manage the transition, including getting the choir ready to open the town's annual Winter Jamboree. Banding together with her new congregation, Olivia discovers a new home for herself, and even finds a little Christmas romance along the way! Featuring a special appearance and songs written and arranged by Kirk Franklin."
Kirk Franklin's A Gospel Christmas is produced by Swirl Films and Big Dreams Entertainment. Executive produced by Kirk Franklin and Tracy "Twinkie" Byrd and produced by Leslie Greif, Eric Tomosunas and Ron Robinson. Erica Sutherlin directs a script by Kourtney Richard.
Here's your first look at the movie: