|Entertainment: New Releases|
|Written by DeWayne Hamby|
|Thursday, 05 September 2013 03:44 PM America/New_York|
My Hope: Songs Inspired by the Message and Mission of Billy Graham (Sparrow Records/Capitol Christian Distribution) will release Oct. 15 and retail for $13.99. A compilation of songs from artists including Michael W. Smith, TobyMac, Amy Grant, Israel Houghton, Kari Jobe, Newsboys and Matthew West, the project ties into the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association’s My Hope America campaign. Songs include “City On Our Knees,” “We Believe” and “The Cross Is My Confession.”
Si Robertson of Duck Dynasty fame narrates and stars in the latest Christmas DVD from VeggieTales, Merry Larry and the True Light of Christmas ($14.99), arriving in stores Oct. 19. The story follows the title character, played by Larry the Cucumber, trying to help a coworker through a rough patch during the Christmas season, all the while helping his friends discover what’s really important. The VeggieTales brand has sold more than $1.2 billion in retail revenue, including 63 million videos.
Bridgestone Multimedia Group releases two Christmas-themed DVDs this month, The Nativity ($19.95, 92 minutes) and Christmas Oranges ($19.95, 100 minutes). The Nativity stars Gayle Bedall, Claudio Brook and Guillermo Murray in a dramatic recreation of the life of Christ. Christmas Oranges stars Edward Herrman and Nancy Stafford along with Bailee Johnson in the role of Rose, an orphan looking to find friendship while struggling with challenges at her orphanage during the holidays.