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Rick Santorum named CEO of faith-based movie studio

DALLAS (AP) — Former U.S. senator and GOP presidential candidate Rick Santorum has been named CEO of a company that makes movies meant for a Christian audience.

EchoLight Studios said Monday that Santorum will serve as head of the company. The company's first film is slated for release in the fall, and it has another movie in post-production.

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The company says Santorum has spent the past year working with Dallas-based EchoLight.

Santorum says in a statement that Dallas can become the Hollywood of the faith-and-family movie market.

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Jun 24, 2013 1:21PM
He's as kooky as that Palin nut job.
Jun 24, 2013 5:21PM
nice for santorum to find a new line of work. and his first order of business will be to hire michelle bauchman to star in one of the studios films. calling it the nutty former congress members
Jun 24, 2013 5:10PM
Well, the last time I saw a movie that had anything to do with Santorum, I was not happy.

Jun 24, 2013 7:56PM

The phrase "a Christian audience" should most definitely be qualified to something like "a certain specific audience segment within the broader Christian community" because Santorum and his views do not represent by any stretch of the imagination the breadth of audience suggested by the broader Christian audience phrase. Christian doesn't automatically equate with right wing political idealogy so to suggest that the move is something the entire Christian audience would welcome is wrong.

Jun 24, 2013 8:53PM
Just when you think we are rid of him ......he's back..  Groups like that scare me.
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