Jim Caviezel, who performed Jesus Christ in Mel Gibson’s controversial movie Passion of the Christ, is poised to come back to reprise his role in the sequel to the movie, according to the Hollywood Reporter.
Love of the Christ has often been described as one of the most violent films of all time.
Jim Caviezel, who played out Jesus Christ in Mel Gibson’s controversial movie Enthusiasm of the Christ, is poised to come back to reprise his role in the sequel to the movie, in line with the Hollywood Reporter.
It’s been verified that the acting professional is in negotiations with Gibson, who is likely set to produce and lead again.
The actor, 49, first enjoyed Jesus 14 years ago.
The first part cost $30 million to make, was taken in Italy and the dialogue is at Aramaic, Herbew and Latin. The R-rated movie also courted controversy with its graphic violence and anti-semitic undertones.
It had been first reported 20 calendar months ago a sequel was at the works, but Caviezel’s engagement wasn’t known until this week.
Screenwriter Randall Wallace, who composed Gibson’s Oscar-winning Braveheart, have been working on a screenplay for The Love of the Christ: Resurrection.
Gibson’s original Enthusiasm of the Christ was released by Newmarket Films in 2004 and received an impressive $612 million worldwide on simply a $30 million creation budget.