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Unmasking the Past with a Faithful Twist


LUCKY LOUIE—Unravels a 50-Year-Old Mystery Coming March 1st to Home Entertainment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: [Los Angeles, CA, January TBD, 2024]—With a compelling blend of eccentric characters, faith, and community bonds, the upcoming film LUCKY LOUIE is set to charm audiences as it takes them back in time to solve an infamous 50-year-old bank robbery that once shook a town. Set for release on March 1, 2024, the story sets out to unravel the enigma of the crime of the century, known as the Donald Duck Robbery.

The story centers around retired detective Wilbert Moser, a respected community pillar, who finds himself drawn back into the investigation when a forensic psychology major with a keen eye for detail stumbles upon new clues. Moser, known for his unwavering commitment to justice, joins forces with the young psychology major, Alex, four ex-convicts, and the entire town to reenact the events, combining their expertise to crack the case wide open.

Starring the beloved Basil Hoffman, LUCKY LOUIE weaves a tale of redemption, family, and friendship and offers brilliant comedic moments against the backdrop of solving a mystery.

The film was written by the father-daughter team, Daniel and Grace Roebuck, and stars Daniel Roebuck, Stephanie Zimbalist, and Madelyn Dundon.

As the characters navigate the investigation's twists, the film emphasizes the need for faith to solve the crime that has remained a haunting legacy for decades. This story promises a family-friendly experience, offering audiences a glimpse into a bygone era while delivering a fresh perspective on the timeless themes of justice, redemption, and the enduring power of faith. With a stellar cast and an engaging storyline, LUCKY LOUIE is poised to leave a lasting impression on viewers. It will deliver a journey into the heart of a mystery that demands faith to unravel it. LUCKY LOUIE is being distributed worldwide by BMG-Global, a leader in faith-based, family-friendly content.

*Screening link available.


Melissa Anschutz



Bethlehem actor/filmmaker Daniel Roebuck lets faith guide him on ‘Lucky Louie,’ which he’ll shoot in the Lehigh Valley

“Lucky Louie” will be a much smaller project than his other planned film, “The Hail Mary.”

That film, which would have been his second faith-based movie filmed here in the Valley, had been scheduled to start production this summer but the pandemic brought those plans to a grinding halt.


Well-known local actor will film new movie in Lehigh Valley

Daniel Roebuck made the announcement at the Roxy Theatre in Northampton Borough. Roebuck says he's thrilled to be shooting his second movie in the Lehigh Valley. The movie is going to be a redemption story and will feature people and places in the area.


New film by Bethlehem’s Daniel Roebuck to begin shooting in the Valley mid-summer

Bethlehem’s Daniel Roebuck — prolific character actor, director and screenwriter — announced Tuesday that his second faith-based film, “The Hail Mary,” is expected to begin shooting midsummer at the former Mary Immaculate seminary in the Cherryville section of Lehigh Township. Casting is scheduled to start in April.


Interview With Daniel Roebuck

Daniel Roebuck returns to the Lehigh Valley to shoot second film


Bethlehem’s native son Daniel Roebuck announces his 2nd film to start production in Lehigh Valley

“The Lehigh Valley has heart, and it loves art.”

When Daniel Roebuck uttered these words on Tuesday afternoon, a low stir arose from those gathered at the Roxy Theatre in Northampton.


Actor Daniel Roebuck to speak at Penn State Lehigh Valley

Roebuck will discuss his 35-year career as an actor in Hollywood. He will discuss his new charity, A Channel of Peace, through which he plans to bring more family/faith-based films to the Lehigh Valley. He also will discuss the film “Getting Grace,” which he co-wrote, produced, starred in and directed in the summer of 2016.


Interview At The Hail Mary Press Conference

CHANNEL OF PEACE: Becahi grad actor Daniel Roebuck kicks off a new project, a nonprofit that supports faith-based films. And he has plans to make another Lehigh Valley-based film, The Hail Mary, to be shot this summer.

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