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First Look: Jennifer Garner Finds Faith in First Movie Since Ben Affleck Split, 'Miracles From Heaven'

by Raphael Chestang 6:34 PM PST, November 10, 2015
Playing First Look: Jennifer Garner Finds Faith in First Movie Since Ben Affleck Split, 'Miracles From Heaven'

ET has an early look at the emotional role Jennifer Garner took on right after she split from Ben Affleck.

In the faith-based movie, Miracles From Heaven, Garner stars as Christy, a mom who becomes a ferocious advocate for her 10-year-old daughter Anna (Kylie Rogers) when she is diagnosed with a rare, incurable disease. Their lives are forever changed when an extraordinary medical miracle unfolds, leaving specialists baffled and a community inspired.

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The film, also starring Queen Latifah and Martin Henderson (Everest), is based on the best-selling book by Christy Beam, who believes her daughter went to heaven after falling and was miraculously cured of her disorder.

The 13-year-old on which the story is based, Annabel Beam, now has no symptoms and is not on any medication.

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Miracles follows the massive success of another faith-based film, Heaven Is for Real, which took in more than $100 million worldwide.

Miracles From Heaven opens March 18, 2016.

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