As manufacturing begins on The Ebook of Clarence in Italy, The Hollywood Reporter brings phrase that Jeymes Samuel’s biblical drama has welcomed a star-studded solid, together with Marvel stars Benedict Cumberbatch and James McAvoy who might be becoming a member of beforehand introduced leads LaKeith Stanfield and Omar Sy.
Along with Cumberbatch and McAvoy, Alfre Woodard, David Oyelowo, Anna Diop, Marianne Jean-Baptiste, Caleb McLaughlin, Teyana Taylor, Babs Olusanmokun, Eric Kofi Abrefa, Nicholas Pinnock, Micheal Ward, Chase Dillon, Tom Glynn-Carney, and Tom Vaughan-Lawlor have additionally been solid for the mission.
The Ebook of Clarence is written and directed by The More durable They Fall filmmaker Jeymes Samuel, who beforehand described the movie as a “fun-filled extravaganza” within the vein of biblical epics reminiscent of The Ten Commandments or The Best Story Ever Advised. The movie is being produced by Samuel with Garrett Grant government producing.
“Impressed by basic Hollywood epics set in Biblical occasions, the movie tells the story of Clarence, a down-on-his-luck denizen of Jerusalem embarking on a misguided try to capitalize on the rise of movie star and affect of the Messiah for his personal private achieve,” reads the synopsis. “It’s a journey that leads him on an exploration of the thought of religion and to a extremely surprising path of his personal.”