It won’t hit theaters in time for Jesus Christ’s birthday, but Son of God is due out to the big screens early next year. From the producers of The Bible miniseries that aired on History Channel earlier this year comes the feature film cut of the story of Christ. Portuguese actor Diogo Morgado stars in the title role, which he portrayed in the 10-part miniseries.
Director Christopher Spencer’s Son of God also stars Greg Hicks, Adrian Schiller, Darwin Shaw, Sebastian Knapp, Joe Wredden, Simon Kunz, Paul Marc Davis, Matthew Gravelle, Amber Rose Revah and Roma Downey, and opens February 28, 2014. Hit the jump to watch the new trailer.
Watch the trailer for Son of God over at Yahoo! We’ll have an embed up as soon as one is available.
This major motion picture event — an experience created to be shared among families and communities across the U.S. — brings the story of Jesus’ life to audiences through compelling cinematic storytelling that is both powerful and inspirational. Told with the scope and scale of an action epic, the film features powerful performances, exotic locales, dazzling visual effects and a rich orchestral score from Oscar®-winner Hans Zimmer. Portuguese actor Diogo Morgado portrays the role of Jesus as the film spans from his humble birth through his teachings, crucifixion and ultimate resurrection.