The first trailer for the Marvin Sapp starring Chaz Lamar Shepherd has been released.
Slated for an Aug. 21 on TV One, the film stars Chaz Lamar Shepherd as Marvin Sapp and Ambre Anderson plays his wife, MaLinda Prince Sapp.
The trailer depicts the trials in Sapp’s life as he struggled to find his way.
The official description reads:
The Marvin Sapp biopic chronicles the prominent gospel music artist and preacher’s Michigan upbringing, battle against teenage alcohol abuse, love for MaLinda Prince, rise in the music industry and growth in his faith. Sapp came into prominence more than 30 years ago as a member of Commissioned and is widely known for his award-winning, chart-topping crossover hit “Never Would Have Made It.” Currently, he is an author, radio show host and senior pastor of The Chosen Vessel Cathedral in Fort Worth, Texas and pastor emeritus of Lighthouse Full Life Center in Grand Rapids, Michigan – the church he founded with his late wife.
Russ Parr directs the biopic.
It is produced for TV One by Swirl Films. Eric F. Tomosunas, James Seppelfrick and Keith Neal serve as executive producers in addition to Marvin Sapp and Phil Thornton.