This post has been updated to include the brand-new trailer for the film.
Killing Jesus has an airdate, and we have the poster announcing it. The National Geographic Channel’s three-hour adaptation of the book by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard will premiere March 29 — that’s Palm Sunday on the western Christian calendar — at 8pm. The film is notable for, among other things, being possibly the first major movie about the life of Jesus to cast a Middle Eastern actor in the lead role. I had a chance to visit the set in Morocco a few months ago and will have more to say about that in a few weeks. In the meantime, check out the poster below the jump.
First, before we get to the poster, here is the brand-new trailer:
And now, here is the poster:
Check out earlier videos here:
- The Hollywood Reporter behind-the-scenes featurette (January 7, 2015)