"The Young Messiah" will hit theaters March 11th but the upcoming biblical drama almost did not make it to the big screen after losing millions before it was even released.

Based on the novel Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt by Anne Rice, "The Young Messiah" sets out to illustrate the life of a young Jesus Christ. Directed by Cyrus Nowrasteh and co-written with Betsy Giffen, "The Young Messiah" chronicles one year in Jesus' life when he was seven.

With the Holy Land in turmoil, young Jesus and his family leave Egypt for their homeland in Israel. His earthly father Joseph and his mother Mary try to protect Jesus from knowing the truth about himself as they are fully aware of the dangers of their world, including a corrupt King Herod, civil unrest, and a brutal occupying Roman force. The family is faced with real crises and foes large and small. The movie explores faith, love, fidelity, and humor....Read more at CHRISTIAN POST

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Posted by Latoya Sylvestre Monday, February 29, 2016 9:15:00 AM

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