Jack Huston and Angela Sarafyan to Star in Biblical Fantasy ‘Hail Mary’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Jack Huston and Angela Sarafyan to Star in Biblical Fantasy ‘Hail Mary’ (EXCLUSIVE)

“Hail Mary,” a modern-day biblical fantasy that upends the mythology of Mary and Joseph, is within the works.

“Home of Gucci” actor Jack Huston and Angela Sarafyan of “Westworld” will star within the film, which is at present in manufacturing in Mexico Metropolis. Further solid members embody newcomers Natalia del Riego and Benny Emmanuel.

Rosemary Rodriguez, whose credit embody “Peacemaker,” “The Strolling Lifeless” and “Acts of Worship,” is directing “Hail Mary” from a script by Knate Lee (“Jackass Eternally,” “New Mutants”).

“Hail Mary” is described as a retelling of Mary and Joseph story, one which guarantees to change “every thing you thought you believed in.”

Right here’s the official logline: “Maria (Riego) is an immigrant from Belize who finds herself mysteriously pregnant. She’s following the North Star, trying to get throughout a closed U.S. border. She’s being chased by the right-hand man of the satan, Baal (Huston). Serving to her is Jose (Emmanuel), a scrappy carpenter who occurs to have constructed a tunnel underneath the Rio Grande for the Cartels. ICE and U.S. border safety enter the chase. The movie culminates in an epic battle between the archangel Gabrielle (Sarafyan), who offers safety for Maria when Baal reveals up prepared to verify the second coming goes his method.”

“This solid itself is a dream,” says Rodriguez. “Natalia Del Riego brings uncooked, genuine feelings to Maria; Benny is the enjoyment of life as Jose; Jack twists our notion of the satan Baal in order that he’s not solely harmful, however he’s enjoyable, charismatic and curious; and Angela brings an otherworldly grace to the warrior Archangel Gabrielle. It’s laborious to not root for all of them.”

Sparkhouse Media’s Karina Miller is producing the movie.

“’Hail Mary’ is a vital story about migration and displacement that encourages folks to think about how they deal with their fellow human — nevertheless it’s additionally one hell of a enjoyable journey. Our aim with the film is to open folks’s minds by entertaining them,” says Miller.

Sparkhouse Media and companions are packaging and financing the film. CAA Media Finance is repping U.S. rights. Sherborne Media is offering specialty finance with govt producers Alastair Burlingham, Gary Raskin and Danny Chan.

Jack Huston is represented by UTA and 111 Media. Angela Sarafyan is represented by Modern Artists and Administration 360. Natalia del Riego is represented by CESD and UNTITLED. Benny Emmanuel is represented by Bridge Works Leisure. Rosemary Rodriguez is represented by CAA and Nameless Content material. Knate Lee is represented by Jackoway Austen Tyerman.

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