- 1 What happened to the actor who played Jesus?
- 2 Who plays Jesus in the Bible videos?
- 3 Did Jim Caviezel have 2 heart surgeries?
- 4 What did Jim Caviezel say about playing Jesus?
- 5 Did Mel Gibson get struck lightning?
- 6 Is Mel Gibson religious?
- 7 Why did Hollywood drop Jim Caviezel?
- 8 How did Jim Caviezel learn Aramaic?
What happened to the actor who played Jesus?
Caviezel portrayed Jesus Christ in Mel Gibson’s 2004 film The Passion of the Christ. During filming, he was struck by lightning, accidentally scourged, had his shoulder dislocated, and suffered from pneumonia and hypothermia.
Who plays Jesus in the Bible videos?
John Foss (III)
Did Jim Caviezel have 2 heart surgeries?
Caviezel had to have two heart surgeries after filming ‘The Passion of the Christ’ Filming in Italy in the dead of winter wearing nothing but a thin loin cloth took its toll on the actor. He developed pneumonia and couldn’t feel anything on his limbs.
What did Jim Caviezel say about playing Jesus?
Playing Jesus meant a world of torment for Jim Caviezel, who stars in Mel Gibson’s ferociously violent “The Passion of the Christ.” “I didn’t look at it and go, ‘Gee, I’m Catholic, and I’m going to play Jesus,”’ Caviezel said. “The other times, I said no, not interested. Not unless you’re really going to go there.
Did Mel Gibson get struck lightning?
The Passion of the Christ
During production of his controversial film ”The Passion of Christ,” the actor he cast as Jesus was struck by lightning, Variety reports. Not only was Jim Caviezel hit, but assistant director Jan Michelini was struck twice.
Is Mel Gibson religious?
Faith. Gibson was raised a Sedevacantist traditionalist Catholic. During the filming of The Passion of The Christ he had daily visits from both local priests and priests from the Institute of Christ the King in France.
Why did Hollywood drop Jim Caviezel?
He claims Hollywood rejected him
Caviezel claims that accepting the titular role in The Passion of the Christ all but ensured the death of his Hollywood career. In fact, only minutes after Mel Gibson offered him the role of biblical proportions, the director tried to talk him out of it.
How did Jim Caviezel learn Aramaic?
Jim Caviezel, second from right, as Jesus Christ, along with the rest of the crew of “The Passion of the Christ,” spoke Aramaic phonetically for the film. The Star-Bulletin caught up with Father Fulco at his office at Loyola-Marymount. The entire international cast had to learn portions of Aramaic, mostly phonetically.