Their Empire. His Kingdom.

Now, the larger-than-life story of The New Testament gets a larger-than life treatment in the stand-alone feature SON OF GOD. Told with the scope and scale of an action epic, the film features powerful performances, exotic locales, dazzling visual effects and a rich orchestral score from Oscar-winner Hans Zimmer. Portuguese actor Diogo Morgado portrays Jesus as the film spans from his humble birth through his teachings, crucifixion and ultimate resurrection. It marks the first motion picture about Jesus' life since Passion of the Christ, released ten years ago.

  • 2 hr 18 minPG13HDSD
  • Feb 28, 2014
  • Drama

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  • Roma DowneyActor

  • Diogo MorgadoJesus

    While his acting debut was at the age of 15, Diogo Morgado later became known internationally for his groundbreaking portrayal of "Jesus" in 20th Century Fox's feature film "Son of God" and in The History Channel's highly rated, Emmy nominated miniseries "The Bible." Morgado's recent work includes the lead role in the Netflix original feature film "The Killer," which was streamed in over 190 countries. On television, Diogo had a recurring role on CBS' "CSI: Cyber," alongside Academy Award winning actress Patricia Arquette, and starred in the TV movie, "Love Finds You In Valentine." Morgado was also a lead on the CW Network series "The Messengers." In addition to his work in television, Diogo has had leading roles in independent films in the U.S., including the action-driven adrenaline film "Born to Race: Fast Track," and the gritty urban drama "Red Butterfly." In his native Portugal, where he is already a household name and one of GQ's "Men of the Year," Morgado's career spans top television, film and stage productions, including a lead role in the #1 rated Portuguese television series and International Emmy winner "Laços de Sangue." Diogo began his career at the age of fifteen when he joined the cast of the top rated television series "Terra Mãe," But it was his breakthrough performance as "Miguel" in "Amo-Te, Teresa," which still remains as one of Portugal's highest rated telefims ever, that Diogo earned high praise as one of the most promising actors of his generation. Diogo has worked consistently in Portuguese television since, in over 15 series regular roles, including his memorable performance as "Santiago Medina" in the hugely successful series, "Vingança." Morgado's film credits include a noteworthy performance as Portuguese dictator Antonio De Oliveira Salazar in the acclaimed feature film "A Vida Privada De Salazar." Diogo was able to showcase his comedic chops in "O Crime do Padre Amaro," which received international attention from directors all over the world. Diogo starred in another hit comedy film, "Virados do Avesso," which debuted at the top of the Portuguese box office. Diogo is also a passionate theater actor and has had lead roles in prestigious plays such as David Hare's "Skylight" and Peter Shaffer's "The Royal Hunt to the Sun." Beyond Portugal and the United States, Morgado has had lead roles in such international films as Spain's "Dos Rivales Casi Iguales," "Mami Blue," and "Star Crossed," as well as Brazil's "Revelação" and "The Jungle." Morgado currently divides his time between Los Angeles and Lisbon, where he has begun persuing his passion behind the camera as well -- writing and directing both English and Portuguese films, including the recent award-winning short film, "Signal."
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    Greg Hicks was born on May 27, 1953 in Leicester, Leicestershire, England. He is an actor, known for Snow White and the Huntsman (2012), Charlie (2014) and The Knock (1994).
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  • Joe WreddenJudas

    Joe Wredden was born in London, England. He is an actor, known for Spooks (2002), Son of God (2014) and The Bible (2013).
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  • Darwin ShawPeter

    Darwin Shaw was born in Brampton, Cumbria, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Casino Royale (2006), Homeland (2011) and The Bible (2013).
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  • Keith DavidActor

    Keith David was born Keith David Williams in New York City's Harlem district, and was raised in East Elmhurst, in the Queens section of the city. He is the son of Dolores (Dickenson), a New York Telephone manager, and Lester Williams, a payroll operations director. As a child, he realized he wanted to act after playing the cowardly lion in his school's production of "The Wizard of Oz." He later enrolled in New York's High School of the Performing Arts and continued his studies at Juilliard. After graduation, he was hired as an understudy for Tullus Aufidius in William Shakespeare's "Coriolanus." In 1992, he received a Tony Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor in a Musical for his role in the Broadway play "Jelly's Last Jam." Keith's extraordinary range of talent is evidenced by his body of work. His films include "The Princess and the Frog", "Coraline", and "Crash". Other credits are "Barbershop", "Agent Cody Banks", and "Requiem for a Dream". Prior to that, Keith was featured in "There's Something About Mary", "Armageddon" and "Dead Presidents". Keith has received Emmy Awards for his narration of two Ken Burns documentaries: "The War" and "Unforgivable Blackness", and was nominated for his narration of "Jazz". He received a daytime Emmy nomination for his work in Showtime's "The Tiger Wood's Story". Keith David gained wide attention in 1986 for his role as King in the Oscar winning film "Platoon". Other of his over 75 film credits includes "Men at Work", "Clockers", and "Pitch Black". Keith has also worked with notable directors including Clint Eastwood ("Bird"), Steven Spielberg ("Always") and John Carpenter ("The Thing" and "They Live"). Born in Harlem, New York and raised in East Elmhurst, Queens, Keith sang in the all borough choir as a boy. He knew he wanted to act at the age of nine when he appeared as the cowardly lion in his school's production of "The Wizard of Oz". He later attended New York's famed High School of the Performing Arts and then graduated from Juilliard. There he studied under such voice and speech teachers as Robert Williams and Edith Skinner.
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