Back to the Future star Lea Thompson, who has recently been starring on the television series "Switched at Birth,"
has joined the cast of Left Behind. The Hollywood Reporter has the news, bringing word that Thompson will star opposite Nicolas Cage, Quinton Aaron, Jordin Sparks, Cassi Thomson, Chad Michael Murray and Nicky Whelan in the story of a group of survivors during the first few hours after the Rapture.
The franchise is based on the series of books written by Tim LaHaye and Jerry Jenkins that have sold more than 65 million copies worldwide. Kirk Cameron starred in the original trilogy of which the first film hit theaters in 2001.