THE SHACK is an upcoming 2017 faith-based Christian drama film directed by Stuart Hazeldine (Exam) and written by John Fusco (Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron, Hidalgo), based on the 2007 New York Times best-selling novel of same name by William P. Young. The film stars Sam Worthington, Octavia Spencer, Radha Mitchell, and Tim McGraw.
After suffering a family tragedy, Mack Phillips (Worthington) spirals into a deep depression causing him to question his innermost beliefs. Facing a crisis of faith, he receives a mysterious letter urging him to an abandoned shack deep in the Oregon wilderness. Despite his doubts, Mack journeys to the shack and encounters an enigmatic trio of strangers led by a woman named Papa (Spencer). Through this meeting, Mack finds important truths that will transform his understanding of his tragedy and change his life forever.
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