Return for the next chapter in this jaw-dropping docuseries on the rise of the controversial Remnant Fellowship, a weight-loss based Christian church, and its charismatic late founder Gwen Shamblin Lara. Part Two examines her shocking death and hears new stories from survivors.
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The concluding two episodes of this documentary series examine the mysterious accident that claims the lives of Gwen and some of her inner circle. New voices come forward for the first time.
CAST AND CREW
Marina Zenovich is a critically acclaimed two-time Primetime Emmy award winning filmmaker. Her films have been praised for their powerful storytelling and their thoughtful, sensitive approach to difficult subjects and controversial people.
Marina’s recent films include LANCE, a psychological portrait of cyclist Lance Armstrong (Sundance Film Festival 2020); Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind (Sundance Film Festival 2018); Water and Power: A California Heist (Sundance Film Festival 2017) and Fantastic Lies — about the Duke Lacrosse scandal (SXSW Film Festival 2016).
Previous films include Richard Pryor: Omit the Logic (Tribeca Film Festival 2013); Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired (Sundance and Cannes Film Festivals 2008 / Emmys for Outstanding Directing and Writing) and Roman Polanski: Odd Man Out (Toronto and New York Film Festivals 2012), among others.
Recent series credits include Roku’s What Happens in Hollywood which focuses on gender, sex and power in Hollywood and HBO Max’s The Way Down: God, Greed and the Cult of Gwen Shamblin, which became the most viewed docu-series in the platform’s history. Part two will debut this spring.
She is a member of the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences, the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences, the Director’s Guild of America and the International Documentary Association.
Ross Dinerstein is the founder and CEO of Campfire Studios, a premium production company known for its broad bench of content across scripted and unscripted, for both feature film and TV/streaming platforms. Over the past 20 years, Dinerstein has produced or executive produced 50+ series and feature films, premiering projects at the most prestigious festivals in the world, including Sundance, SXSW, Tribeca and Toronto. Dinerstein and Campfire's current and most recent projects include HBO Max’s The Way Down and Heaven’s Gate: The Cult of Cults; Hulu’s WeWork: Or the Making and Breaking of a $47 Billion Unicorn; FX’s Hysterical and The Most Dangerous Animal of All; Magnolia’s A Glitch in the Matrix; discovery+’s Scream: The True Story; CNN’s The Lost Sons; and Voir (executive produced by David Fincher), upcoming Neymar: The Perfect Chaos and John Grisham’s The Innocent Man, all for Netflix, as well as the streamer’s Emmy-nominated scripted series Special, among others.
Dinerstein has also produced nine Netflix Original features, including Rattlesnake; thriller 1922, based on the Steven King novella; comedy The Package; and the streamer’s upcoming rom-com Players, starring Gina Rodriguez and Damon Wayans Jr. His credits also include IFC's cult horror movie The Pact and feature documentaries Jiro Dreams of Sushi and Silicon Cowboys.
In 2020, Dinerstein and Campfire Studios also launched the Webby Award-winning podcast, Abuse of Power, hosted by husband and wife criminal defense duo David Rudolf and Sonya Pfeiffer and spotlighting injustices in America. Available on Audible, the series is currently in its second season, with Season 3 upcoming.
Campfire is part of media, marketing and investment company Wheelhouse.
Nile Cappello is a Los Angeles-based investigative writer and producer focused on crime and human-interest storytelling. As a journalist, her work has appeared in The Atavist Magazine, Rolling Stone, Vice, and HuffPost; Cappello's Girl in the Picture was one of the most-clicked Longform articles of 2021. As a producer, Cappello develops character-driven content meant to build public interest and momentum. Cappello is the Executive Producer on HBO Max's THE WAY DOWN.
Chrissy Teigen is a New York Times #1 bestselling author, TV personality and the founder of Cravings. In 2019 Teigen was included on TIME Magazine’s prestigious annual list of the “100 Most Influential People” as well as The Hollywood Reporter’s "20 Most Powerful Players in Food Media." In 2016, Teigen released “Cravings: Recipes for All the Food You Want to Eat” which debuted #1 on The New York Times Best Seller list and marked the first time a cookbook debuted #1 on USA Today's best-seller list. In 2018 she released her highly anticipated second cookbook, “Cravings: Hungry for More,” in addition to launching her kitchen and tabletop collection “Cravings by Chrissy Teigen.” Her website, CravingsbyChrissyTeigen.com launched in November 2019 and relaunched in 2021 to include e-commerce via its Cravings Shop. In Fall 2022 Teigen released her third cookbook, “Cravings: All Together” which debuted at #2 on The New York Times Best Seller List.
In Spring 2019, Teigen signed a multi-year first-look deal with Hulu to produce projects via her production company Huntley Productions and partnered with David Chang and Vox to produce a slate of food programing for Hulu. Teigen has executive produced Chrissy’s Courtfor Roku, The Way Down for HBO Max and Fries! The Movie, a documentary which premiered at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival. She was previously seen as a judge on NBC’s comedy competition show “Bring the Funny” and co-hosting Paramount Network’s smash hit competition show “Lip Sync Battle,” which ran for five seasons.
Teigen was recognized on the 2020 Variety500 list as an influential business leader for her work with Cravings and Huntley Productions. She has been a voice for social justice and women’s rights and is actively involved in several charities. In 2018, Teigen was awarded the “Heart of the City” award by City Harvest, a non-profit food rescue organization, for her fundraising efforts. In 2018, Teigen also helped raise $1 million for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in just two days.
Winta McGrath, born in Melbourne, Australia, was raised in Australia and the UK. He made his screen debut at the age of 7 in ‘Aloft’, a feature film by Oscar®-nominated director Claudia Llosa, starring alongside his brother Zen McGrath and also starring Jennifer Connelly and Cillian Murphy. He has since appeared in feature films Boys in the Trees and Red Dog: True Blue, and the Australian television series Doctor Doctor, written by BAFTA® winner and Oscar-nominated Tony McNamara (The Favourite, The Great).
Since graduating from LAMDA, Selina shot the highly anticipated second season of Ridley Scott's Raised By Wolves for HBO Max. Selina recently played one of the lead roles in the short film Nadia's Gift and starred in another short, Medea, playing the title role. In February 2022, Selina will be making her stage debut in An Unfinished Man at the Yard Theatre, directed by Taia Lawson.
Niamh is a BAFTA®- and BIFA-nominated Irish actress who has also won two IFTA awards. In 2018, she was included in Screen International’s Screen Stars of Tomorrow, and in 2019, she was named a BAFTA Breakthrough Brit. She has taken the industry by storm, working with some of the most esteemed filmmakers of our time on both the small and big screen.
Niamh will next be seen in the second season of Ridley Scott’s TV directorial debut Raised by Wolves. Niamh stars alongside Travis Fimmel, Amanda Collin and Abubakar Salim in the post-apocalyptic epic saga. The first season of Raised by Wolves was released on HBO Max and SKY Atlantic in 2020, and Niamh was nominated for an IFTA award for the role.
Later this year, Niamh will be seen in The Wonder, in which she stars alongside Florence Pugh. The Netflix film is based on the book by Emma Donoghue (Room) and is directed by Sebastian Lelio. The film is set in the 1850s and follows an English nurse who goes to a village in Ireland to observe a young girl who has survived without food for months.
Last summer, Niamh was seen in the lead role in Channel 4’s tentpole drama Deceit. The drama is based on the true events following the murder of Rachel Nickell in 1992. The 4-part series follows Niamh’s character Sadie/Lizzie, who is asked to go undercover as a Honeytrap to convince the lead suspect in the case to confess to Rachel’s murder. The series was well received by critics and audiences alike with reviews highlighting Niamh’s “phenomenal” and “layered” performance (The Guardian).
At the same time, Niamh’s film Censor was released in cinemas. The film is a psychological horror directed by Prano Bailey-Bond which follows Niamh’s character Enid, a film censor who starts to lose her grasp on reality after watching a 1980s video nasty. The film premiered at Sundance Film Festival and has been incredibly well-received by critics and audiences. Censor received several nominations at the British Independent Film Awards, including the Best Cinematography category. Empire called Niamh’s performance “magnificent” and Mark Kermode gave the film five stars for The Guardian and highlighted how she “breathes empathetic life” into a character.
In 2020, Nick Rowland’s debut feature Calm with Horses was released. Niamh played Ursula alongside Barry Keoghan and Cosmo Jarvis. Niamh’s performance led to her first BAFTA Film nomination in the Supporting Actress category. She also received two nominations at the British Independent Film Awards (BIFA) in the Best Supporting Actress and Most Promising Newcomer categories. She won an Irish Film and TV Award (IFTA) for her performance in the role in the Best Actress in a Supporting Role category. The film premiered at Toronto Film Festival and was released in the U.S. under the title The Shadow of Violence.
Other film credits include her role opposite Jason Statham in Guy Ritchie’s revenge action thriller, Wrath of Man. Niamh has also been announced to star in new film Mooring opposite Charlotte Rampling.
In 2020, Niamh won an IFTA award for Best Actress in a Lead role in Drama for her performance in Shane Meadow’s devastating mini-series The Virtues. She was also nominated in the Rising Star Category in the same year. The drama was released in 2019 and follows Joseph (Stephen Graham) as he returns to Ireland to face the demons of his past. Niamh plays Joseph’s fiery sister-in-law Dinah, who is also haunted by a deeply held secret of her own. The series aired in May 2019 on Channel 4, receiving phenomenal critical acclaim.
Other credits include MotherFatherSon for BBC2 opposite Richard Gere and Channel 4/HBO Max series Pure which follows Marnie, played by Charley Clive, who has Pure OCD, a condition which causes intrusive X-rated thoughts with no explanation. She also starred in The Bisexual as Tania in October 2018, and The Drummer and the Keeper. The film premiered at London Film Festival and follows an unlikely friendship between a bipolar drummer of a rock band and an institutionalised teen suffering from Asperger’s syndrome.
Jordan Loughran is best known for playing Tip on NBC's Emerald City and Sorsha on Disney’s Evermoor. She starred in Spur of the Moment at the famed Royal Court Theater in London and recently wrote and directed her first short film, Supper. In her free time, she loves cooking, knitting and is an avid gamer. Jordan is fluent in both Spanish and French and she currently resides in the UK.
Ivy Wong is a British actress who played Pendra Siliu in Star Wars: Rogue One. Ivy was invited to attend MCM London Comic Con and London Film & Comic Con by Showmasters as special guest, to do autographs and photos for fans. She works extensively as a model for leading fashion brands such as Burberry, Moncler and Adidas.
Television work includes Bloods seasons one and two (Rough Cut for Sky 1); The Beat Must Die (New Regency / Scott Free for BRITBOX); Raised by Wolves seasons one and two (Scott Free for HBO Max); Unforgotten seasons two and three (MainStreet Pictures for ITV1); Call the Midwife (Neal Street for BBC1); and The Level (Hillbilly for ITV1).
Film work includes The Orange Anarkali, Bush, The Energy Within and Shia/Sunni.
Theatre work includes Unknown Rivers (Hampstead Theatre); Sundowning (UK tour, Kali Theatre Company); Voices in the Dark
(Shakespeare’s Globe); Spun (Arcola); Sanguine Night (RADA Festival); Anita and Me (Birmingham REP, TCT Company); Child of the Divide (UK tour, Tamasha & Bhuchar Boulevard theatre company); Seventeen (Lyric Hammersmith/Belvoir, Sydney); Tipping the Velvet (Lyric Hammersmith/Edinburgh Lyceum); and The Interventionists (Lyric Hammersmith).
Ethan Hazzard can be seen in the series Raised by Wolves, Gira/Haji, The Long Song and Damned. He has also appeared in feature films Break and The Dare.
Felix lives in the UK with his family. He first started acting with his local drama group and performed with them at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival from the age of 9. Felix has worked in film, television, theatre and radio. His credits include The Ghost, Game of Thrones, Catherine the Great, Summer of Rockets and Raised By Wolves. Felix has trained in the art of fencing and horse-riding and also enjoys playing the guitar and piano.
James Harkness received stonking reviews for his performance opposite Kelly MacDonald in the BAFTA-nominated BBC miniseries entitled The Victim as well as opposite Martin Compston in Nicole Taylor’s The Nest. Harkness’s other television credits include The English Game, Gangs of London, Tin Star, Moving On Series 7, Silent Witness, River City and In Plain Sight. He has also appeared in feature films Wild Rose, Phantom Thread, Darkest Hour, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Macbeth, Untitled Cycling Project, Hector and Barking at Tree. On stage, Harkness has appeared in Royal Court Theatre’s X, Headlong’s The Absence of War, National Theatre/Theatre Royal Haymarket’s Great Britain and National Theatre/Citizens Young Company’s Blacholt
TV/Film credits include: Druna in Cursed (Netflix); Amelia in The Capture (BBC One); Esther’s Friend in Summer of Rockets (BBC Two); Katy Farr in Vera (ITV); DC Amelia Gayle in Eastenders (BBC); and Noa in Emerald City TV (Series - NBC).
Theatre credits include: Miss Forsythe Death of a Salesman (Young Vic); Jenny & Understudy Bobbie Company (Gielgud Theatre); Caroline or Change (Chichester Festival Theatre); Ragtime (Charing Cross Theatre); Dusty (Workshop/Maria Friedman); A Kid Like Jake (Workshop/Sam Yates); Dr Feelgood (Workshop/Sam Yates); Committee (Workshop/Adam Penford); Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Donmar Warehouse); The Etienne Sisters (Stratford East); City of Angels (Donmar Warehouse); The Color Purple (Menier Chocolate Factory); X Factor the Musical (Workshop); Sister Act (Kilworth House); The Praise Singer (Workshop); Chess (Toronto); Ghost The Musical (West End); Not Quite Gospel (Birmingham Rep); and Hairspray (Original UK Tour)
Kim Engelbrecht currently stars as the title character in the Fremantle International series Reyka, which premiered to rave reviews in South Africa (MNet), US (BritBox), Canada (CBS) and Australia (SBS), and will continue to roll out in over 80 territories this year including the UK on Channel 4. Engelbrecht’s previous television credits include The Flash (CW) and Bulletproof (Sky) as well as feature film credits such as Eye In The Sky opposite Helen Mirren.
Matias was most recently seen on Raised By Wolves. He can also be seen in the third season of Narcos for Netflix. In 2019, he can be seen starring in Jesper Ganslandt’s feature film 438 Days alongside Gustaf Skarsgård. Previously, Varela was seen opposite Michael Fassbender, Marion Cotillard and Alicia Vikander in director Justin Kurzel’s Assasin’s Creed. Other recent credits include a recurring arc on The Borgias; the Point Break remake opposite Edgar Ramirez; starring in the Swedish series Arne Dahl; and starring in the Swedish Easy Money (Snabba Cash) franchise trilogy of films.
Morgan Jade Santo can most recently be seen in HBO Max’s sci-fi Raised by Wolves and BBC’s series The Watch. She has also performed in theatre productions Matilda, as the lead, and Artscape Theatre’s Evita and Wizard of Oz.
Peter Christoffersen is a Danish TV, film, stage actor and director, who graduated from the Danish National School of Performing Arts in 2009. On stage, Christoffersen has shown his richly faceted talent in a multitude of different roles in both classic and modern plays at Mungo Park, Odense Theatre and The Royal Danish Theatre for which he has gained great critical acclaim for his work.
In 2022 Christoffersen will appear in the second season of Ridley Scott’s Raised by Wolves in the role of Cleaver.
His resume includes features such as director Ole Bornedal’s The Way to Mandalay, which became a huge hit at the Danish box office, The Absent One by Mikkel Nørgaard and A Family by Pernille Fischer Christensen. Christoffersen is also featured in numerous series including crime series The Protectors (2010), the second season of the BAFTA-nominated The Bridge II, The Other World (2016, DR) and crime series Below the Surface (2017, TV2).