In this episode of Author Talks with Shaun Tabatt, I speak with Paul Lalonde, producer and co-writer of the 2014 Left Behind film starring Nicolas Cage.
***Unfortunately there was a significant amount of background noise and a few technical glitches that limited the audio quality of this interview. My apologies.***
The most important event in the history of mankind is happening right now. In the blink of an eye, the biblical Rapture strikes the world. Millions of people disappear without a trace. All that remains are their clothes and belongings, and in an instant, terror and chaos spread around the world. The vanishings cause unmanned vehicles to crash and burn. Planes fall from the sky. Emergency forces everywhere are devastated. Gridlock, riots and looting overrun the cities. There is no one to help or provide answers. In a moment, the entire planet is plunged into darkness.
The Steele family is caught on the razor’s edge of that darkness. RAY STEELE, an airline pilot, struggles to calm, and ultimately to save the lives of the passengers that remain on his flight, as the world below loses its ability to help his plane, and any other to safety. Running out of fuel, his equipment failing, his crew escalating into panic, Ray must guide the plane with the help of GWN reporter, CAMERON “BUCK” WILLIAMS who takes over the role of co-pilot in the face of the crisis. For Buck Williams, being trapped at 30,000 feet with a plane full of terrified passengers means a struggle to understand the incomprehensible.
On the ground, Ray’s daughter CHLOE STEELE struggles to find her young brother and mother, both of whom may have disappeared in the Biblical event. Forcing herself through the chaos, Chloe must navigate a world filled with terror and despair.
About Paul Lalonde:
Paul Lalonde is a pioneering producer and writer of movies in the apocalyptic-thriller genre. In 2012 Paul formed Stoney Lake Entertainment (SLE) in order to fulfill his dream of creating a production company that focuses on producing big budget faith-themed films for a wider audience.
“Left Behind” will be SLE’s first feature film and stars Nicolas Cage, Cassi Thomson, Chad Michael Murray and Nicky Whelan. It has an estimated budget of $16 million and will be released nationwide on October 3, 2014
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