Watch: The director and co-stars of Last Days in the Desert discuss the film’s themes in a new featurette

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Last Days in the Desert premiered at Sundance over a year ago, and its release date is only two weeks away now, but very little footage from the film has made its way online. Heck, it wasn’t until last month that we even got to see a trailer for the film.

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It’s a Her reunion! Joaquin Phoenix is in talks to play Jesus opposite Rooney Mara’s Mary Magdalene

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Deadline reports that Joaquin Phoenix is in talks to play Jesus in Garth Davis’s Mary Magdalene, which has Rooney Mara attached to play the title role.

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Joseph & Mary starring Kevin Sorbo coming this summer

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That made-in-Canada movie about Joseph & Mary starring Kevin Sorbo is coming out on DVD this summer — and yes, it turns out Sorbo is playing Joseph himself!

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Watch: Rodrigo Santoro talks about playing Jesus in a new Ben-Hur featurette

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The actors who played Jesus in the 1925 and 1959 versions of Ben-Hur not only had to keep their faces hidden from the cameras, they weren’t even acknowledged in the movies’ credits. But the new version of Ben-Hur is putting Jesus front-and-centre — and the actor who plays him now has a 42-second featurette all to himself.

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Watch: Ewan McGregor plays Jesus and the Devil in the first trailer for Last Days in the Desert

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Fourteen months after it premiered at the Sundance film festival — and just in time for Easter — we finally have a trailer for Last Days in the Desert, which stars Ewan McGregor as both Jesus and the Devil in a story set sometime around the end of Jesus’ forty days of temptation in the wilderness. Check it out below the jump.

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Watch: Jesus gives Judah Ben-Hur a drink of water in a new “epic faith” trailer for the upcoming Ben-Hur remake

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The first trailer for the upcoming remake of Ben-Hur came out last week, and it gave us only a very brief glimpse of Jesus. A new trailer — which first surfaced today on the Facebook page for Son of God, the other big-screen Jesus movie produced by Mark Burnett and Roma Downey — gives us a little more. Check it out below the jump.

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