Samuel Hunt

Samuel Hunt is Louis Zamperini in UNBROKEN Path to Redemption
According to the family of Louis Zamperini, an important part of his story still needs to be shared. The Angelina Jolie-directed film Unbroken, captured a good portion of his life in the Olympics, lost at sea, and in the Japanese POW camps, but very little about his faith. This year a sequel, Unbroken: Path to Redemption, will hit theaters starring Samuel Hunt as Zamperini. The 31-year-old was eager to explore the post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), marriage to Cynthia and of course the infamous Billy Graham crusade in Los Angeles that would forever change his life. Risen sat down on set with Hunt to learn more.
Interviewed for Risen Magazine on the film set in Pomona, California
Risen Magazine: What was the most intriguing part of telling this story? What were you most interested in portraying on screen?
Samuel Hunt: It’s hard to say. Looking at the human being that you’re stepping in the shoes of is more than you ca...

 

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