SON OF GOD Trailer Brings Jesus to the Big Screen with Diogo Morgado in the Title Role

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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.

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Synopsis:

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.

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  • http://www.brndbl.tumblr.com/ Ryan Donnell

    How in the world does the poster not say “He’s Back!”…it writes itself

  • Mixed Race rich kid NYC

    Looks good
    Finally a feel good movie from hollywood
    Will watch it
    But no jesus movie will be better than the one by Pasolini and also the one by Scorsese
    And a third one I forgot who made it
    It was an independent movie not one of those Ben – hur wanna be movie

  • Roderick

    I have been blinded by brightness of that man’s teeth. I will sit here and beg until someone comes to cure me. That’s what I call socialist healthcare!

  • The Flobbit

    Hollywood needs to make a good movie on the life of Jesus, yes. But it must not be a super-religious, holy, respectful adaptation where Jesus is white with blonde hair and a halo around his head. Get down and dirty and gritty; go the way of Jim Caviezel.

    Also, I don’t know if I like this guy or not…He’s decent, looks okay, but he says every line like it’s a Hollywood one-liner.

  • The_Smirking_Revenge

    We really need another one of these..? Wasn’t Passion of the Christ enough?

    • Kevin

      The Passion had nothing about Jesus’ life. It was mostly just him being tortured without context.

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  • Why?

    Although he was lily white, Jesus of Nazareth starring Robert Powell, will stand as my favorite Jesus of them all. I just realized how funny that sounds.

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