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‘The Chosen’ resumes filming after strike threatened to stall season four

The Chosen Dallas Jenkins and Jonathan Roumie

United StatesRNS The wildly popular series based on the life of Jesus Christ has crossed what its creator dubbed a “Red Sea Moment” after a labor strike threatened to halt the filming for season four of The Chosen. On Friday, director and co-writer Dallas Jenkins sent an email telling viewers The Chosen hadn’t yet received an […]

Pride flag glimpsed on ‘The Chosen’ set prompts call for boycott in the US

The pride glag was placed on an equipment stand, not in the filming area.

United StatesRNS At the start of Pride month, a small rainbow flag spotted on the set of The Chosen, the wildly popular TV series on Jesus’ life, has triggered a dust-up among fans of the show on social media. The hand-size flag, usually symbolising support for LGBTQ rights, appears in the corner of the screen […]

‘The Chosen’ triggers Hollywood upset

The Chosen Jesus

United StatesRNS Jesus might be known for calming storms, but He made waves at the US box office last weekend. Fans flocked to theatres to see The Chosen Season 3: Episodes 1 & 2, a special preview screening of the wildly popular TV series on Jesus’ life. Season three debuted on over 2,000 screens globally and […]

Film series ‘The Chosen’ explores its Catholic side in the Eternal City

The Chosen Jonathan Roumie as Christ

Vatican CityRNS This week Pope Francis met none other than Jesus in St Peter’s Square. While greeting faithful on Wednesday, the Pope spoke with Jonathan Roumie, who portrays Christ in the series The Chosen and was visiting Rome to promote the show. “Meeting the Pope was essentially having a childhood dream be realised,” Roumie told […]

How and why ‘The Chosen’ plans to film season two during a pandemic

The Chosen

Religion Unplugged Dallas Jenkins, showrunner for The Chosen, announced on a YouTube livestream recently that the show would be starting production on the second season this northern hemisphere autumn. This comes while the film industry is still reeling from the effects of the pandemic, and Hollywood film and TV productions are only now restarting in […]