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 CHRISTIAN POST
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 11:01:00 AM