Emmanuelle Chriqui attended the Haute Living And Dom Perignon Honors Relativity CEO Ryan Kavanaugh event on December 15th in Los Angeles. I have just added 12 images into our photo gallery from the event!
More than a year after signing on to adapt Bill O’Reilly’s Killing Jesus, National Geographic Channel has set the all-star cast for the TV movie.
Haaz Sleiman (The Visitor) will star as Jesus in the all-star cast that also includes Kelsey Grammer, Stephen Moyer, Emmanuelle Chriqui and John Rhys Davies,The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
Based on the best-selling book by O’Reilly and Martin Dugard, the film chronicles the life of Jesus of Nazareth through the retelling of the political, social and historical conflicts during the Roman Empire that ultimately led to his death.
Grammer (Boss) will star as King Herod, the unrelenting and ambitious Roman King of Judea, who attempted to kill Jesus at his birth. Moyer (True Blood) is set as Pontius Pilate, aka the Roman governor who ordered Jesus’ crucifixion.
The cast also includes Rufus Sewell (Hercules) as Caiaphas, high priest of Jerusalem and conspirator in Jesus’ death; Chriqui (Entourage) as Herodia, Herod II’s ex-wife who married his brother Antipas, who manipulated her husband and daughter into killing John the Baptist; Eoin Macken(The Night Shift)as Antipas, the tetrarch of Galilee and Perea and co-conspirator in Jesus’ death; Davies (Lord of the Rings) is as Annas, a high priest in Jerusalem who first questioned Jesus and his teachings; Abhin Galeya will be John the Baptist, considered a prophet who was arrested and killed by Antipas; and Stephanie Leonidas (Defiance) is Salome, daughter of Herod II and Herodias, who led to the demise of John the Baptist.
Rounding out the cast will be Aneurin Barnard (The White Queen) as James, one of Jesus’ 12 apostles;Vernon Dobtcheff (Before Sunset) as Isaiah, the prophet who King Herod claimed came to him in a dream and prophesied his death;Tamsin Egerton (The Look of Love) as Claudia, the wife of Pontius Pilate;John Lynch (Sliding Doors) as Nicodemus, a Pharisee and member of the high court in Israel, who was sympathetic to Jesus; Joe Doyle (Reign) as Judas, the apostle who eventually betrayed Jesus; and Alexis Rodney (Guardians of the Galaxy) as Simon (Peter), one of Jesus’ 12 apostles and his closest confidant.
“The film Killing Jesus will break new ground in chronicling the life of the most famous human being who ever lived,” said O’Reilly, who also serves as an executive producer. “The superb cast and script reflect much thought and research. Viewers are in for something very different and very special.”
Killing Jesus will premiere globally on National Geographic Channel in 2015 in 171 countries and 45 languages, and in Spanish on Nat Geo Mundo. The movie hails from the Emmy-nominated team behind Killing Kennedy, including O’Reilly, Scott Free Productions’ Ridley Scott, David Zucker, Mary Lisio and Teri Weinberg. Heather Moran and Charlie Parsons will exec produce for NGC.
The movie marks the third collaboration for NGC with Scott Free and O’Reilly, joining Killing Lincoln, which drew a then-record 3.4 million viewers to the cable network, and Killing Kennedy, which topped its predecessor.
Production on Killing Jesus will begin in the fall with Chris Menaul on board to direct. Oscar and Emmy-winning screenwriter Walon Green (The Hellstrom Chronicle) will pen the teleplay.
“The combined talent of this incredible cast is unparalleled, and we can’t wait to see what this team of actors can do,” NGC’s Moran said. “With this stellar cast and breath-taking script by Walon based on Bill’s page turner, we are going to explore the seismic political and historical events that surrounded the life and death of Jesus as never before.”
Grammer is repped by UTA, Category 5 Entertainment and Surpin Mayersohn. Moyer is with WME, Luber Roklin and Bloom Hergott. Sleiman, whose credits also include Showtime’s Nurse Jackie, is with Gersh and Management 360.
Public Events > From 2014 > Screening of Fort Bliss
Emmanuelle Chriqui attended the HBO Emmy Awards after party on August 25th in Los Angeles. I have just added 106 HQ and MQ images into our photo gallery!
I’ve added images of Emmanuelle from the last couple of days events to our gallery!
Public Events > From 2014 > Showtime 2014 Emmy Eve Soiree
Public Events > From 2014 > ICM Partners Pre-Emmy Brunch
Public Events > From 2014 > Kari Feinstein’s Style Lounge Presented By Paragon
Emmanuelle Chriqui was photographed Visiting SiriusXM Studios on August 18th in New York City. I have just added 6 images of Em into our photo gallery!
Emmanuelle Chriqui stopped by “Today” this morning to talk about “Cleaners” and the upcoming “Entourage” movie. Check it out below!
I have added high quality images from the “Crackle Sequestered & Cleaners” Premiere that took place last night to our gallery.
Public Events > From 2014 > “Crackle Sequestered & Cleaners” Premiere
Photos of Emanuelle Chiriqui at the For Love and Lemons annual SKIVVIES party in LA on July 31st have been added to the gallery.
Public Events > From 2014 > For Love and Lemons annual SKIVVIES party in LA
I have just updated our photo gallery with 17 HQ and MQ images of Emmanuelle Chriqui from the events that she has attended so far this month!