Actor who plays Jesus Christ coming to NM

Jesus Christ coming to NM

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.

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