The movie may be in release limbo state State Side, here in the UK Mary Magdalene is still on course for UK cinema release next month. Ahead of that release Universal Pictures has released a second probably final (International) UK Trailer.
A movie that provides a female perspective the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus (played by Joaquin Phoenix). Some say the Apostles didn’t like her but watching this trailer Jesus liked her, even teases that he saw her as an apostle too.Also suggests the state of the church was in dire need of someone to guide them…
MARY MAGDALENE is an authentic and humanistic portrait of one of the most enigmatic and misunderstood spiritual figures in history. The biblical biopic tells the story of Mary (Rooney Mara), a young woman in search of a new way of living. Constricted by the hierarchies of the day, Mary defies her traditional family to join a new social movement led by the charismatic Jesus of Nazareth (Joaquin Phoenix). She soon finds a place for herself within the movement and at the heart of a journey that will lead to Jerusalem. Written by Helen Edmundson and Philippa Goslett, MARY MAGDALENE also stars Chiwetel Ejiofor and Tahar Rahim.
Mary Magdalene will be released in the UK and Irish Cinema from 16th March (the USA tbc). The movie also stars Chiwetel Ejiofor and Tahar Rahim.