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Jonathan plays "Jesus Christ" in the first multi-season series about the life of Christ which has broken records to become the highest crowdfunded media project of ALL-TIME and critically lauded, with 100% Rotten Tomatoes score and 9.7 on IMDB.com.
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PRAISE FOR ROUMIE in
"[A] Breakout performance of
Jonathan Roumie as Jesus. Roumie...brings an unparalleled warmth, gentleness, and humor to this daunting role, lighting up the screen."
Roumie has such a quiet but commanding presence...he speaks with such calm authority, and it carries throughout the series as he brings such humanity and sincerity to this role."
"...Damn good in the hardest role ever played."
- Paul Schrader
Director; Screenwriter - Taxi Driver, Raging Bull
"Jonathan Roumie plays Jesus as someone you’d actually like to hang out with, projecting divine gravity accented with easygoing warmth.
"Flawlessly maintain[s] the character on camera and off..."
- Michael Spiller,
Emmy-winning Director / Executive Producer
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