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‘Twilight’ Actor Peter Facinelli on Faith, Family and ‘On Fire’

by Stewart Cole

“Twilight” star Peter Facinelli talked about his family and his faith in an interview with Fox News Digital.

Facinelli played Dr. Carlisle Cullen in the “Twilight” series. His most recent project is a film called ‘On Fire’ in which he stars and directs. The film log reads: “It follows a family who live in a trailer home in the woods and are suddenly faced with a fire. Survival becomes their main goal.” IMDb.

In the film, Facinelli plays a father who must escape from the area where his family lives. Asher Angel plays his son and Fiona Dourif stars as his wife.

Ahead of ‘On Fire’, the actor, director and father of four spoke Fox News about how he was raised Catholic “and still follows a spiritual practice that he passes on to his children.”

After saying that his daughter was studying different religions, he talked about what he teaches his children. “You have morals and (I) instill those morals in my kids and to have that inner judgment and say what they know, (and) what’s right and what’s wrong. And then seeing them navigate that and being there for them when they’re unsure, unclear,” Facinelli said Fox News.

The actor also still relies on his faith.

“I think it’s easy to find faith when you’re going through hard times, when something hard happens in your life, you quickly become a believer because there’s a higher power you’re talking to get you through,” he said. Fox News. “I think it’s harder to find that faith when things are going well, and I like to continue to tap into that higher self and higher energy and the universe and God on a daily basis.”

“Having that connection to the higher zone, being able to receive guidance is important for everyone. And even the staunch unbeliever will become a believer when his life is on the line or something happens in his life that is terrifying in that regard,” he told the Fox News.

“I believe in miracles, I believe in a higher power. I think it’s important to have spirituality, so this movie gives a little bit of that,” Facinelli said. The Christian Postreferring to “On Fire”.

“On Fire” is not “a faith-based film,” but it has spiritual elements and a focus on family.

“The characters are shown praying both to God and to one another, and in one scene, the family prays as fires rage around them, only to witness an almost miraculous scene where the fire subsides, leading them to their home intact. ». The Christian Post mentionted.

One of the main messages of the film is the importance of family.

In his interview with The Christian PostFacinelli repeated a line from the film: “Some things can be replaced, but people can’t.”

“I think it’s a good line to walk. Don’t worry about things, just worry about your family and getting them out,” he said.

“On Fire” reviews.

See what three film critics had to say about the film Rotten tomatoes:

  • Matthew Monagle of the Austin Chronicle said, “’On Fire’ does the best it can with what it has. It’s not enough to move the needle yet.”
  • Jennie Kermode of Eye for Film said: “The fire effects are well handled and it really is this monstrous inferno that dominates the screen.”
  • Projected Figures’ Anton Bitel said: “Nick Lyon and Peter Facinelli’s Allergy uses conventional tropes to ignite debate – and expose denial – about climate change.”

Here’s a look at three verified audience reviews of the film Rotten tomatoes:

  • “Great movie!!! If you liked Dante’s Inferno, this is a must see!’
  • “First class! Lots of action, very topical subject matter, amazing movie locations and believable, realistic characters. Don’t miss this movie!”
  • “I was honestly surprised with this movie. The CGI isn’t the best in some scenes, but the acting makes up for it. The movie keeps you on the edge of your seat and the running time (how long the movie lasts) is just right. I liked it!”

How to watch ‘On Fire’

“On Fire” was released in theaters on Friday.

The trailer for the 2023 film ‘On Fire’

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