Actor David Henrie, who has appeared in well-known TV shows like "Wizards of Waverly Place" and "How I Met Your Mother," is crediting his new film, "Little Boy," with completely changing his life and leading him back to his Christian faith.
Henrie, 25, who plays London Busbee, the older brother of a little boy named Pepper who desperately wants to bring his father home from World War II, said at a New York City screening late last month that he was in a "very agnostic place" before appearing in the movie, but that the film's producers and crew helped change that, according to Breathecast.
"They were instrumental in changing my life, helping me to find the greater good and awaken the little boy in my heart, and led me back to my faith, led me back to my beliefs, and it has completely changed my life," Henrie said.
Watch the trailer for "Little Boy" below:
The actor added that there were many people of different faiths on set and that, at the time of filming, he had no idea that there were Christians behind "Little Boy," which is executive produced by Mark Burnett and Roma Downey.
"I will forever be grateful for 'Little Boy' because it was the film that saved my life," he added.
Henrie spoke with this author for the Freefall podcast last summer, detailing his Catholic faith, the more wholesome path he has chosen to take in Hollywood and his responsibility as a role model.
“I remember people were looking at me as a role model when I was a teenager and I was like I don’t want to be a role model, you know, I just want to be an actor," he told TheBlaze. "But then the older I got, the more I was like ‘well shoot, even though I didn’t ask for that responsibility to be on my shoulders, should I still be accountable for it?’”
Listen to that interview below:
(H/T: Christian Post)