Actor Jesse Metcalfe arrives at the 2015 Elton John AIDS Foundation Oscar Party in West Hollywood, California February 22, 2015. LOS ANGELES – Jesse Metcalfe -- known for his hunky roles in "John Tucker Must Die," "Desperate Housewives" and "Dallas"--takes on a more serious and intellectual role in "God's Not Dead 2." The actor told FOX411 faith has become an important part of his life. "[Faith is) really important to me," he began to explain. "I really discovered a connection with a higher power and with God as I understand him probably five years ago when I got sober through the 12 steps of Alcoholic Anonymous." In 2007, Metcalfe entered rehab and he said prayer got him through that dark time.
"We gave the chicks back to the farmer that gave us the eggs and we've started a new bunch," said Hawkins, who lives on a 1,500-acre farm with her husband. "So many kids are far removed from where their food comes from and animal husbandry, and so we've talked about good principles of taking care of an animal -- whether it's your pet or livestock -- and humane treatment of them.