Rebecca St. James provided the voice of "Hope the Music Box Angel" in the million-plus-selling VeggieTales: An Easter Carol, but the Grammy® Award and multiple Dove® Award winner will soon star in her first leading role in a live-action movie.
According to her Web site, St. James has only a few more scenes to shoot to complete Sarah's Choice, scheduled to release this fall. In a role that is opposite to her life values, St. James portrays Sarah, a career-minded, single woman who gets pregnant and is faced with a life-changing choice.
A longtime advocate of abstinence, St. James said the movie appealed to her because of its message. "We live in a very real world where scores of young women every day are being impacted by the heart-wrenching issues and life-changing choices that my character is suddenly forced to come face to face with," she said. "I feel it's an important film with a godly message that I am praying will profoundly touch lives."
St. James is scheduled to participate in the 40th Annual Gospel Music Association Dove Awards, to be held at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville, and broadcast live on the Gospel Music Channel at 8 p.m. EST, April 23.