‘The Resurrection of Christ’ movie

Jesus sequel will be ‘biggest film in history’

The Resurrection of Christ

The sequel to the 2004 controversial blockbuster ‘The Passion of the Christ’ is in production.

‘The Resurrection of Christ’ movie
Mel Gibson directing Jim Caviezel in ‘The Passion of the Christ’ in 2004.

Actor Jim Caviezel has been cast again to play Jesus in ‘The Passion of the Christ: Resurrection’ which Mel Gibson is currently writing and will direct.

“Mel sent me a draft,” Caviezel said. “It’s going to be the biggest film in world history.”

‘The Resurrection of Christ’ movie
Jim Caviezel

First film almost ruined careers

Mel Gibson’s first film was as big a money maker as it was contentious, taking in $620 million worldwide from a budget of $30 million.

The ‘Passion’ has been called the most controversial movie of all time and almost ruined the careers of both Gibson and Caviezel — that story here.

Caviezel, 51, said Hollywood’s fixation on Marvel Comics super heroes doesn’t amount to a hill of beans compared to the story of Christ.

“Jesus is the greatest superhero there ever was.”

“The Passion of the Christ’ — Jesus is condemned to death.

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