loumargi: Antwerp School, c. 1520, ‘Mary Magdalene‘,
In the first trailer for “Mary Magdalene,” Rooney Mara steps into the title role, bringing to life one of the most storied spiritual figures in modern history. She stars opposite fellow Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix depicting Jesus of Nazareth. Garth Davis (“Lion”) directs the drama, distributed in the U.S. Show More Summary
Rooney Mara stars as the title character in the historical drama Mary Magdalene, in theaters this spring.
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Religious material is frequently viewed as controversial in film, but it can also be very successful in its appeal to a devoted audience. Now we have our first look at a new movie about the most famous female follower of Jesus.
It's the story of Jesus -- from a woman's perspective.
Rooney Mara and her best friend Jesus are about to hit theaters together in Mary Magdalene, a new film from Lion director Garth Davis. Mara plays the Biblical heroine who committed her life to following Jesus Christ, played here by Mara’s real-life boyfriend Joaquin Phoenix. Show More Summary
"I'll be with you until the end..." The Weinstein Company (yeah, they still exist for now) has unveiled the first official trailer for Mary Magdalene, the "re-imagined" retelling of the story of prominent biblical figure Mary Magdalene, who became a close friend of Jesus before he was crucified. Show More Summary
Rooney Mara finds Jesus in the first trailer for "Mary Magdalene." The actress plays the titular woman who becomes a fervent follower of Jesus (Joaquin Phoenix) and later was present at his crucifixion and resurrection. The movie seems...Show More Summary
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Also starring Chiwetel Ejiofor and Tahar Rahim The post Mary Magdalene Trailer Featuring Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix appeared first on ComingSoon.net.
The first official look at Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix's Mary Magdalene is here. The sweeping biblical drama, which will hit theaters on March 30, follows the relationship between Jesus and Mary Magdalene, the latter of whom has been the subject of controversy and debate for centuries. Show More Summary
By Emily Kubincanek Rooney Mara to take on Christianity's most important and most debated female figure. The article ‘Mary Magdalene’ Sounds Like an Interesting Take on Jesus’s Crucifixion appeared first on Film School Rejects.
O come, all ye faithful not to witness the birth of Jesus this holiday season, but rather the birth of Joaquin Phoenix and Rooney Mara’s epic love story. The two star as Jesus and the eponymous Biblical heroine in Mary Magdalene, Garth Davis’s biopic of the supposed prostitute turned follower ... More »
Rooney Mara, who is totally against whitewashing, stars in Mary Magdalene, which features Joaquin Phoenix as white Jesus. The cast also includes Chiwetel Ejiofor as Peter, who denied Jesus three times, and Tahar Rahim as Judas Iscariot, who betrayed Jesus....
Rooney Mara is about to find Jesus in Mary Magdalene, a new film from Lion director Garth Davis. Mara will play the New Testament figure Mary Magdalene, while her real-life boyfriend Joaquin Phoenix will be playing Mr. Jesus Christ himself. Show More Summary
So this one will end well, yes? Remember how Rooney Mara took the role of Tiger-Lily in that awful Joe Wright version of Pan and there was that fallout over whitewashing and she said she regretted being on the wrong...
Mary Magdalene, in a dramatic 19th-century popular image of penitence painted by Ary Scheffer. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) An early version of this post appeared at Atheist Revolution back in 2005. It has been revised and expanded.We hear...Show More Summary
wonderwarhol: Mary Magdalene as the Melancholy, c. 1622, by Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1653)
She may be the second-most-famous woman in the New Testament, but biblical historians continue to find new evidence that Mary Magdalene (Mary of Magdala) was an important member of the inner circle of Jesus, a key figure in formation of Christianity and the subject of religious, political, historical and biblical infighting that continues through today.... Read more »