ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – The CW pilot for The Messengers will start shooting here in New Mexico this month.
KRQE News 13 learned the Sci-Fi drama has nabbed Portuguese actor Diogo Morgado.
He plays Jesus in the movie Son of God.
The movie blew up last weekend at the box office taking in more than $26 million.
Morgado has been cast as one of the leads in the CW drama.
The Messengers is about a mysterious object that crashes on earth and emits an energy pulse.
Filming is set to begin later this month.