Fast on the heels of their enormously successful Bible series, Mark Burnett and wife Roma Downey have produced a film focused strictly on the life, death, and (presumably) resurrection of Jesus,
English Portuguese accent and all. (But, hey, any actor would betray some kind of accent, even if filmed in Aramaic.)
I wonder if the History Channel’s dopey Secrets of the Bible was a way to appease anti-Christian or anti-religion critics appalled that the network would air the Bible miniseries as if it were, I dunno, history.
Son of God opens February 28, 2014.
And give a look at this profile of actor Diogo Morgado from last year.