Overcomer is a 2019 American Christian drama film directed by Alex Kendrick and written by him and Stephen Kendrick, creators of War Room. It is the Kendrick brothers' sixth film and their second through their subsidiary, Kendrick Brothers Productions. It is scheduled for release on August 23, 2019. John Harrison (Alex Kendrick) is a high school basketball coach whose state championship dreams vanish when he receives some unexpected news. Meanwhile, the largest manufacturing plant in his town closes, and he questions what his and his family's future will be. John agrees to take a job as a cross-country coach, and, inspired by a friend's prayers, decides to help Hannah (Aryn Wright-Thompson), one of the least likely athletes of all, win the biggest race of the year.