Netflix has officially teased the upcoming first live-action sequence from The chosenprimarily based on the graphic novel trilogy by Mark Millar and Peter Gross titled american jesus. The coming-of-age horror streak comes after nearly two years because the streamer canceled its Jupiter’s Legacy adaptation.
“Relocating American Jesus to Mexico makes the mythological more authentic and the apocalyptic even more real,” Millar said in a statement.
The chosen has been growing since 2021 following Netflix’s 2017 acquisition of Millar’s company, Millarworld. The difference of american jesus is produced as a Spanish/English sequence capable of following a twelve-year-old boy who suddenly discovers that he has returned as Jesus Christ.
During the Netflix Tudum 2022 event, it was confirmed that Black Panther: Endless Wakanda star Tenoch Huerta and Joy Veterinarian Dianna Agron has been tapped for lead roles at the company. Everardo Gout and Leopoldo Gout serve as co-showrunners and executive producers on the series, with Gout also directing.
“Jodie, a twelve-year-old boy from Baja California, suddenly discovers that he has powers similar to those of Jesus: he can turn water into wine, take the paralyzed walk and, perhaps, even raise the useless!” reads the synopsis. “Because the town’s evangelical and yaquí leaders are trying to get him to use his powers to avoid wasting humanity, all Jodie wants to do is impress the woman he loves and hold her own. height of his bullies. As Jodie struggles and ultimately involves words with her future, everything will be thrown into a loop when he realizes he’s uncovering the reality around who he is.