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Marissa Zimmet

Marissa Zimmet

I was born and raised just across the bay from Tampa, Florida (Go, Lightning!) and attended college at ECU in Greenville, North Carolina. I am a devout Catholic and am active in my parish in Charlotte, North Carolina. Outside of work, I love to run, hike, watch movies and hockey, and spend time with my dog, Rose, and my cat, Toasty, who are both rescues.

Recent posts by Marissa Zimmet

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Meet the Young Talent From Your Favorite Pure Flix Movies

By Marissa Zimmet on Jan 26, 2023 6:33:46 AM

As the Bible says, “Children are a gift from the Lord” (Psalm 127:3 NIV). As we delight in our own children, lately, we’ve been graced with some wonderful and talented child actors in our latest Pure Flix Original and Exclusive movies. We wanted to introduce you to the young talent we’ve worked with this past year and get to know them a little better.

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'People Love Talking About Adoption Option': The True Story Behind Kirk Cameron & Kendrick Brothers Film 'Lifemark'

By Marissa Zimmet on Jan 12, 2023 7:04:43 AM

There aren’t many people who can say that a movie was made about the story of their life. But for David Scotton, that became a reality when he was in law school and got an unexpected call from none other than Kirk Cameron.

Topics: Pure Flix Exclusives Lifemark
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Kathie Lee Gifford Reveals She Discovered New God-Given Talent During Making of ‘The Way’

By Marissa Zimmet on Dec 16, 2022 8:05:35 AM

Kathie Lee Gifford never fathomed she would make the movie, “The Way.” The movie, which is now streaming exclusively on Pure Flix, wasn’t even an idea in her head four years ago.

Topics: Pure Flix Exclusives Faith In Entertainment
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New Kendrick Brother Movie 'Lifemark' Highlights Beauty of Adoption Will Stream Exclusively on Pure Flix

By Marissa Zimmet on Oct 18, 2022 6:24:26 AM

The Kendrick Brothers and Kirk Cameron Production’s newest film, “Lifemark,” made a big splash at the box office, hitting over $2 million on its opening weekend, making it the highest-grossing Fathom theater event this year.

Topics: News Pure Flix Exclusives Faith In Entertainment Lifemark
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Prayers and Condolences Following Sudden Death of 'Heartland' Actor

By Marissa Zimmet on Sep 28, 2022 7:10:41 AM

It was with great sorrow that we heard the passing of "Heartland" actor Robert Cormier on September 23. Cormier played Finn, in Seasons 15 and 16 of the longest-running Canadian drama.

Though the release dates of these seasons on Pure Flix have yet to be announced, we send our prayers and condolences to the "Heartland" cast, crew and the Cormier family as they navigate this difficult time.

Topics: News Faith In Entertainment Heartland
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'God's in Control': 'NCIS' Actor Lucas Black Opens Up About Time in Hollywood & Return to The Small Screen

By Marissa Zimmet on Sep 1, 2022 6:15:00 AM

When Lucas Black’s beloved character, Christopher LaSelle, on “NCIS: New Orleans” was killed off in 2019, many fans were devastated to learn he wasn’t returning to the series. After five years as a lead cast member on the show, Black made a pivotal decision in his acting career.

Topics: Legacy Peak
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'The Bible Is Telling Us The Truth.' Lee Strobel's Hopeful Message Basis of New Film 'The Case for Heaven'

By Marissa Zimmet on Aug 11, 2022 5:33:05 AM

You may know the Pure Flix original film, “The Case for Christ,” which follows the journey of former atheist and award-winning investigative journalist Lee Strobel as he ventures to disprove the Christian faith, only to result in him becoming Christian himself.

Topics: Pure Flix Exclusives
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New Pure Flix Exclusive Screenings Sparks Emotional Response

By Marissa Zimmet on Aug 3, 2022 5:56:48 AM

There's something so unique and exciting about movie theaters. The smell of popcorn, the satisfying beep of tickets being scanned, the thrill as you settle into big cushy seats. Finally, a surge of anticipation as the lights dim and you get ready to experience a movie for the first time.

Topics: Pure Flix Exclusives
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Valuable Biblical Lesson We Can All Learn From Candace Cameron Bure's Response to Viral Criticism

By Marissa Zimmet on Jul 28, 2022 5:24:04 AM

There’s no denying that social media is a breeding ground for mean-spirited comments, a place where one can say what they think and not know the ripple effect it can have on others. And those who have been the victim of these comments can either respond with animosity or love.

Topics: News
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'America's Uncle' Dave Coulier Talks Faith, Sobriety & New Series 'Live+Local'

By Marissa Zimmet on Jul 14, 2022 1:00:00 AM

Dave Coulier, best known for his roles as "America's Uncle" on the 1990s sitcom "Full House" and reboot "Fuller House," didn't hesitate about his favorite aspect of taking on the new role of Tommy Murphy in the Pure Flix Original series "Live+Local": “I get to play a curmudgeon radio host!”

Topics: News Live+Local
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Chuck Norris on Faith & Fatherhood: 'What I Know, I Owe to Him'

By Marissa Zimmet on Jun 24, 2022 7:11:22 AM

Over Father’s Day weekend, Chuck Norris shared and honored the individual who had the greatest influence on his faith in God and fatherhood journey: Dr. Ed Cole.

Topics: News
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Connections, Conversations & Coincidences: 'Going Home' Creator & Actress Discuss The New Show

By Marissa Zimmet on Jun 23, 2022 6:55:26 AM

Sometimes, God gives us obvious signs that we cannot ignore.

Topics: News Pure Flix Exclusives Pure Flix Originals
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NFL Stars Embrace & Share How God is Their Fatherly Role Model in Parenting

By Marissa Zimmet on Jun 22, 2022 6:29:38 AM

You can’t say fatherhood hasn’t been top of mind this month. Father’s Day puts a special spotlight on the fathers in our lives, including our heavenly Father, as well as fatherhood as a whole in our nation.

Topics: News
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Discover Why 'Going Home' is The #1 Series Streaming on Pure Flix

By Marissa Zimmet on Jun 10, 2022 5:36:32 AM

Within a week of “Going Home” debuting exclusively on Pure Flix, it has become the No. 1 streaming series! The responses and reactions we’ve received from our viewers have been phenomenal and uplifting – truly adding to the hope and encouragement the series was inspired to give.

Topics: Pure Flix Exclusives Pure Flix Originals
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Faith Isn't A 'Spectator' Sport: Mark Wahlberg Reveals God's Calling For Him After 'Father Stu' Success

By Marissa Zimmet on May 13, 2022 4:57:00 AM

For Mark Wahlberg, making the film “Father Stu” made a larger and more lasting impact on his life than any other project in his career.

Topics: News
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