Actress Octavia Spencer will be starring in a role as ‘God’ in an upcoming movie based on the 2007 bestselling novel ‘The Shack.‘ The novel which is on the bestseller list has sold over a whopping 18 million copies worldwide and translated to 39 languages, according to Variety, as reported in Times.
It narrates the poignant tale of a disappearance of a daughter during a family vacation and after exhaustive investigation, the police declared it a murder case in the shack. Four years later, the father received a note from God telling him to revisit the scene of the crime.
The American actress was well known for her role as Minny Jackson in the 2011 movie ‘The Help’ where she won the awards for BAFTA, Golden Globe and Academy for Best Supporting Actress. Other films she has acted in include: ‘Get On Up’, ‘Black Or White’ and ‘Fruitvale Station.’