Jim Stovall is the bestselling author of The Ultimate Series of family friendly books. The first one “The Ultimate Gift” was made into a movie and tomorrow Friday September 6 is the release of the movie adaptation of the second book “The Ultimate Life.” Since it is in limited release it is playing only at the Alamo Quarry 14, REGAL Cielo Vista 18, Santikos Palladium IMAX 19 and Santikos Silverado 16 in San Antonio.
“The Ultimate Life” is described as a prequel and sequel based on the previous book. It is now three years later and Jason Stevens is now running his grandfather’s foundation. Life hasn't been easy for him since his extended family is suing him and his girlfriend Alexia is away on a mission trip to Haiti. His friend and confidant Hamilton shares with him his late grandfather Red’s journal and while reading it he is transported back to his grandfather’s younger days in 1941 just after the great depression. He discovers his rags to riches story and his ambitious journey to become a billionaire while meeting lifelong friends and discovering the gifts that will impact his life. Through it all Jason will hopefully come to realize the importance of family and friends. It is directed by Michael Landon, Jr and stars Peter Fonda, Drew Waters and David Mann.
Jim Stovall is a writer, a successful investment broker, an entrepreneur and a national champion Olympic weightlifter. He is visually impaired and as President of the Narrative Television Network he has worked to make television and movies accessible to the blind.
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