“David,” an upcoming animated film depicting the life of the biblical character, has set a new crowdfunding record, raising nearly $50 million. The previous record was held by “The Chosen.”
The faith-based project has $10 million more to go to reach its $60 million production goal by March 31.
Nearly 10,000 people have financially backed the film. Investments have ranged from the minimum amount of $100 to thousands of dollars.
An Epic Biblical Story — ‘The David Movie’
“There is no better story of faith and courage than that of David, who not only defeated a giant but inspired a nation!” the film’s website boasts. “Throughout David’s life, he was a warrior, poet, shepherd, and king whose life was full of energy and adventure. DAVID portrays the possibility of a living and breathing relationship with God.”