Christian Retailing

NEWSLETTERS Current Issue Premiere to celebrate Hallmark movie based on Diann Hunt novel
Premiere to celebrate Hallmark movie based on Diann Hunt novel PDF Print E-mail
Written by Christine D. Johnson   
Monday, 14 July 2014 12:00 PM EDT

DiannHunt-webThree of late author Diann Hunt’s friends are celebrating her work in light of Hallmark’s movie adaption of Hunt’s For Better or For Worse (Thomas Nelson, 2008).

“The four of us—Kristin Billerbeck, Colleen Coble, Denise Hunter and Diann Hunt—often talked about what we would do if one of us ever landed a movie deal,” Coble said. “We would definitely attend the premiere together! We dreamed of limos, red carpets and cameras flashing.”

Hunt, 58, lost her battle with ovarian cancer in Nov. 29, 2013, but her last request was for friends to celebrate with her family the evening the movie aired, so her author friends have invited the public to a Red Carpet premiere July 19 at 7:30 p.m. at Hunt’s church, Grace Point Church of the Nazarene in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

“Since Hallmark is not having a premiere, we’re honoring our promise to Diann by having one of our own,” Hunter said. “She was so excited Hallmark picked up For Better or For Worse.”

In keeping with the theme of the book and movie, wedding refreshments will be served at the premiere. Door prizes also will be given away. Tickets are free and are available through the church or online at Windows, Doors & More. Donations will benefit the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund.

 

In this current issue:

Simon & Schuster inks deal with Amazon

News image

Simon & Schuster and Amazon have reached a multi-year agreement...

READ MORE

ECPA announces Top Shelf Awards

News image

The art and science of book design was celebrated Tuesday,...

READ MORE

Nazarene Publishing House set to close

News image

Nazarene Publishing House (NPH) and Beacon Hill Press of Kansas...

READ MORE

Mandisa's ‘Good Morning’ certified Gold

News image

On the heels of receiving her first Gospel Music Association...

READ MORE

Apple Pay launches for mobile purchasers

News image

Apple has announced that customers can start making payments with...

READ MORE

Barbour fiction dominates ECPA’s best-seller list

News image

Barbour Publishing has announced that its fiction titles currently hold...

READ MORE

'Inspirational' bands receive American Music Awards nominations

News image

Casting Crowns, Newsboys and Hillsong United have been nominated for...

READ MORE

Stephen Mansfield’s timely book receives media attention

News image

New York Times best-selling author Stephen Mansfield is receiving major...

READ MORE

Christian publishers sign with Bookmasters for distribution

News image

Bookmasters has signed new distribution agreements with three Christian publishing...

READ MORE

CBA previews 2015 ICRS, opens exhibitor registration

News image

Nearly 20 representatives from more than a dozen companies were...

READ MORE

Thom Rainer’s church-focused books still going strong

News image

Thom S. Rainer’s I Am a Church Member (B&H Books)...

READ MORE

Dan Rich announces retirement after 40 years in publishing

News image

David C Cook Chief Publishing Officer Dan Rich will retire...

READ MORE
100%
-
+
0
Show options

a