WHO’S IN IT?
Joseph Fiennes (Shakespeare in Love), Tom Felton (Harry Potter), Peter Firth (Spooks: The Greater Good), Cliff Curtis (10,000 B.C.), Stewart Scudamore (Kick-Ass 2), Leonor Watling (The Oxford Murders), Mark Killeen (The Dark Knight Rises)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Kevin Reynolds (Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves), director, writer; Paul Aiello (film debut), writer; Patrick Aiello (The Double), Mickey Liddell (The Grey) and Pete Shilaimon (In Secret), producers; Roque Baños (The Machinist), composer; Lorenzo Senatore (The Fourth Kind), cinematographer; Steve Mirkovich (Con Air), editor
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
33, A.D. – Jesus of Nazareth (Curtis) has been crucified by the Romans and subsequently buried by his disciples, but when rumours of the Messiah’s resurrection start to circulate in Jerusalem and incur a possible uprising, Roman Centurion Clavius (Fiennes) is charged by Pontius Pilate (Firth) to investigate the rumours and quell the revolution…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Appropriately opening just in time for the Easter holiday, Risen takes the age-old story and puts a new mystery-thriller spin on it, which is sure to please the hardcore Bible nuts and hopefully mainsteam audiences as well.