Instead of a man with fair skin, actor Joseph Fiennes is proud his new movie "Risen" depicts Jesus Christ as a non-Caucasian man.

"Risen" tells the story about the events that took place after the Messiah's resurrection. The film is told from the perspective of a fictional Roman military official named Clavius who is charged with the task of disproving the fact that Jesus actually did rise from the dead. Fiennes stars as Clavius while olive-toned actor Cliff Curtis plays Jesus.

 

For Fiennes, the casting of Jesus was important at a time when Hollywood struggles to recognize diversity.


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Instead of a man with fair skin, actor Joseph Fiennes is proud his new movie "Risen" depicts Jesus Christ as a non-Caucasian man.

"Risen" tells the story about the events that took place after the Messiah's resurrection. The film is told from the perspective of a fictional Roman military official named Clavius who is charged with the task of disproving the fact that Jesus actually did rise from the dead. Fiennes stars as Clavius while olive-toned actor Cliff Curtis plays Jesus.

 

For Fiennes, the casting of Jesus was important at a time when Hollywood struggles to recognize diversity.


Read more at http://www.christianpost.com/news/risen-actor-joseph-fiennes-proud-movie-doesnt-feature-white-jesus-158340/#ofWZwRQTkUpy6Bpm.99

‚ÄčInstead of a man with fair skin, actor Joseph Fiennes is proud his new movie "Risen" depicts Jesus Christ as a non-Caucasian man.

"Risen" tells the story about the events that took place after the Messiah's resurrection. The film is told from the perspective of a fictional Roman military official named Clavius who is charged with the task of disproving the fact that Jesus actually did rise from the dead. Fiennes stars as Clavius while olive-toned actor Cliff Curtis plays Jesus.

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Posted by Latoya Sylvestre Tuesday, February 23, 2016 11:01:00 AM

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