Stephen Moyer’s Killing Jesus scheduled for 2015 Release in 171 countries

killingjesus-book-coverThe National Geographic Channel joins forces with political pundit Bill O’Reilly for a third time in the upcoming film adaptation of his book, “Killing Jesus.” It is expected for “Killing Jesus” to be successful, with a talented, diverse cast chronicling the life of Jesus.

Kelsey Grammer takes on the role of King Herod, the Roman Judean King that sought to kill Jesus at birth. Lebanese actor, Haaz Sleiman, best known for his role in the 2008 indie film “The Visitor,” will play the title role of Jesus.

Stephen Moyer will portray Pontius Pilate, the Roman governor who ordered the crucifixion of Jesus.

Rufus Sewell (“Hercules”) John Rhys Davies (“Lord of the Rings,” “Indian Jones”), Emmanuelle Chriqui (“Entourage”) and Stephanie Leonidas (“Defiance”) are also starring in the upcoming film.

The film Killing Jesus will break new ground in chronicling the life of the most famous human being who ever lived,” said O’Reilly in a recent press release. “The superb cast and script reflect much thought and research. Viewers are in for something very different and very special.

“Killing Jesus” is expected to premiere globally on the National Geographic Channel in 2015 in 171 countries and 45 languages.



  1. A  stellar cast and an impressive global premiere.  I will have to find another way to watch, since our cable package does not include the National Geographic Channel.

  2. Rowena75  Neither does mine.  I’m going to call and find out if and how I can get it.  If it’s add’l $$ I’ll cancel it after the film.  I want to dvr it.  Otherwise I’ll have to go to my sister’s, I guess.

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