Noah's Ark - UP Premiere Movie
Premiere: Sunday, March 22, 2015 at 7:00 P.M. EST/6:00 P.M. PST
The UP Premiere Movie "Noah's Ark," written by Tony Jordan (Hustle, The Nativity), is a retelling of the biblical story of Noah and The Ark. Noah, a farmer and family man, is instructed by an angel to build an ark in the middle of a desert in order to save both his family and the faithful from a devastating flood. A seemingly impossible task, especially when his sons refuse to believe him and help, Noah risks ridicule and humiliation from the degenerate townsfolk as well as his loving but exasperated family, in his quest to carry out his God-given task. Co-produced with the BBC, "Noah's Ark" is a timeless tale; a story of family and faith; about one man's belief and fixation with building the ark which will ultimately save his family and mankind. It is an obsession which leads to the fragmentation of his family, a test of their faith in their father and their father’s faith in God and everything he believes in. A stellar cast is headed up by David Threlfall (Tommy Cooper, Shameless, What Remains) as Noah, Joanne Whalley (The Borgias, Jamaica Inn) as his steadfast wife Emmie and Nico Mirallegro (The Village). Other names include Ashley Walters (Top Boy, Truckers), Emily Bevan (In The Flesh), Hannah John-Kamen (The Hour, Death In Paradise), Georgina Campbell (One Night), Ian Smith (The Syndicate), Michael Fox (New Worlds) and Andrew Hawley (Hinterland, Borgia).