Stephen Moyer’s film, “Killing Jesus,” the third adaptation in the series of books from Fox News personality Bill O’Reilly and co-scribe Martin Dugard, the telepic wrapped shooting in Morocco in November. Now, the cable network has put out a first look with a behind-the-scenes trailer — set to officially bow for television critics later on Wednesday.
Skirting the traditional treatment of Jesus’ death, the book and movie focus more on political machinations than biblical miracles.
“Obviously, the biblical story has been told and told again,” says executive producer David Zucker. “But we [tried] to get a perspective looking at the conspiratorial, social and political realities at the time that coalesced and resulted in crucifixion.”
In the film, Stephen plays the role of Pontius Pilate and here are the first photos of him in the role:
See more screencaps below:
Watch the video trailer below:
There is now a preview page for the film here: killingjesuspreview.nationalgeographic.com