‘VeggieTales’ Creator Joins Rob Reiner to Create Anti-Christian Documentary

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Phil Vischer, the co-creator of the popular faith-based children’s cartoon series “Veggie Tales,” has joined atheist actor, director and producer Rob Reiner in a forthcoming film aimed at criticizing Christians and characterizing them as a danger to the country.

Reiner, who starred as the much-reviled Michael “Meathead” Stivic in the 1970s TV sitcom “All in the Family,” is pushing a shockumentary titled “God and Country: The Rise of Christian Nationalism,” set to be released early next year.

The film, whose trailer was released Thursday, portrays Christians as supporting a dangerous, militant, hate-filled movement that threatens American democracy.

Reiner, whose films include the 1984 comedy “This is Spinal Tap” and the 1987 fantasy comedy “The Princess Bride,” has said he has no religion and leans toward atheism, although he thought Buddhism “kind of makes sense.”

Variety reported in September that the Hollywood producer would be handling the “God and Country” film, which is directed by Dan Partland.

“‘God & Country’ looks at the implications of Christian Nationalism and how it distorts not only our constitutional republic, but Christianity itself … [it also] asks this question: What happens when a faith built on love, sacrifice, and forgiveness grows political tentacles, conflating power, money, and belief into hyper-nationalism?” the film’s synopsis reads, according to the report.

“Not since the Civil War has our country been so divided. ‘God & Country’ throws a spotlight on the role that Christian Nationalism has played in stoking that division,” Reiner said of his film.

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