Dennis Quaid to Star as Hero Passenger Who Landed Plane in MGM’s ‘On a Wing and a Prayer’

Dennis Quaid is set to star in a film at MGM and LightWorkers called “On a Wing and a Prayer” that’s based on the true story of a passenger who successfully landed a plane after the pilot died mid-flight.“On a Wing and a Prayer” is a faith-based family film that will see Quaid reuniting with director Sean McNamara, who previously worked with the actor on “Soul Surfer.” McNamara is also directing Quaid in the upcoming Ronald Reagan biopic “Reagan.” Brian Egeston (“Perfect Harmony”) wrote the script.In the film, Quaid will play Doug White, who in 2009 was flying on a private King Air plane when the pilot suddenly died, forcing White to communicate with air traffic controllers and find a way to safely land the plane and rescue his family that was aboard.“On a Wing and a Prayer” is produced by Roma Downey and Autumn Bailey-Ford.

Mark Burnett

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