Relativity Media have released the first poster for Marc Forster's [Monster’s Ball] Machine Gun Preacher. The film follows a former drug-dealing criminal [Gerard Butler] who finds faith leading him on a path to East Africa. Shocked by the mayhem in Sudan, he becomes a crusader for hundreds of refugee children. The film is based on the true story of Sam Childers. The cast includes Michelle Monaghan, Kathy Baker, Michael Shannon, Madeline Carroll & Souleymane Sy Savane. The film hits theaters this September 23rd in the U.S. No UK release date has yet been announced. Hit the jump for the details.
Synopsis: "This inspirational true story, Machine Gun Preacher is about Sam Childers, a former drug-dealing criminal who undergoes an astonishing transformation and finds an unexpected calling as the savior of hundreds of kidnapped and orphaned children. Gerard Butler (300) delivers a searing performance as Childers in Golden Globe®-nominated director Marc Forste's (Monster’s Ball,Finding Neverland) moving story of violence and redemption."