The Wager

Synopsis: When the life of mega film star, Michael Steele (Travis), is destroyed right before the most important day of his life, his faith is put to the ultimate test.
Genre: Drama
Production: Blazing Sun Productions
82 min

[Police sirenswailing]

Cover me.

[Suspenseful instrumental

music playing]


It s all right,

just go.

[Gun firing]


[Suspenseful instrumental

music playing]

[Joyful instrumental

music playing]

Did they

hurt you?

No, no, ljust didnt

think that youd find me.

I wish Id

gotten here earlier.

Okay, okay, can we

just stop for a second?


Okay, cut.

Cut, cut, cut.


Can I get my

slippers, please?

These shoes are

killing me.

And is anyone

even watching my hair

because it s a million

degrees in there?

Ljust dont think that

I would kiss him right then.

I m I m I m

Honey, sweetheart,

you knowwhat?

It doesnt matter.

Ljustwantyou to say

the lines and kiss the guy.

This is not 'The View,'

nobodywants your opinion.

Between the two ofyou I m

never gonna finish this thing.


Ljustwant to

shoot this once!


Colin, just

talk to her

and show her

a little respect.

You talk to her.



Hey, we re gonna go

one more time, everybody.

Here we go.

(male onvoice mail)

Michael, buddy.

It s your

favorite manager.

The Oscar predictions

came out today.

Guess who s

the frontrunner?

How about an action film

starwho took a huge risk

with an indy film.

That s right.

You are officially

favored to win.

And sleepwell tonight,

my friend, you deserve it.


(female on

voice mail)

It s Tanya,

I got your message.

I cant believe you

still dont understand

whywe need

to separate.

This has been going on

for 10 years, Michael.

You know, you promised that it

wouldnt always be like this

butyour career still

takes all of your time.

Ljust cant

wait anylonger.


What is this?

Have you seen

my running shoes?

I cant find them.

Come on, Tanya.

Ill do whatever it

takes to fix this.

[Cell phone ringing]

You know,

you just don t have time.


Cause Ive beenwondering

what you re thinking

and ifyou liked

my dress tonight.

Try to get some sleep

tonight, okay, buddy?

Yeah, Ill try.

Butyou still say

you loved me under

this ordinary


Ill be at our

place in the city.

(male radio announcer)

On tonight s radio show,

I see that God and Satan

have made a wager

for someone s life.

And the wager is, can you live

the Sermon on the Mount

in today s world?

I want you to ask yourself,

if theworld turned againstyou

and you lost your family,

your career or even your

own reputation, could you stay

true to Jesus and his sermon?

Open your bibles

with me to Matthew 5

and well discover

the very essence,

the very heart

of the Sermon on the Mount

which is this:

To live the truth no matter

the consequences, against

all odds will you stand?


(male preacher on radio)

Blessed are the merciful

for they shall receive mercy.

Blessed are the pure in

heart for they shall

There is no

wayl can do this.

(preacher on radio)

Blessed are

the peacemakers,

for theywill be

called sons of G

(female on voice mail)

This is your

sister, Annie.

Don t forget

our lunch today.

I knowyou re busy

butyou promised

to be part of our

adoptive brother program.

Now, Charlie is very shy.

He wont speak at all, but

trust me, it will be great.

See you soon.

[Eerie instrumental

music playing]

Where is it?

You shouldnt

have come back here.


Cut, cut,

cut, cut.

Monty, just

pull it in.

Uh, Michael, that

was really good.


stop that.

I like what s going on inside,

keep it right in there.

Um, let s just do

another one for safety.

Okay, first

positions everyone.

Hey, Colin, we

only have about

5, 4 minutes to get

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