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Hugh Jackman to Star in ‘Apostle Paul’ Movie

Hugh Jackman to Star in ‘Apostle Paul’ Movie

Hollywood’s Biblical movie trend continues. According to a report in Deadline, actor Hugh Jackman has signed on to star in a new epic called Apostle Paul. The Wolverine star isn’t the only Hollywood A-lister involved with the New Testament project: Matt Damon and Ben Affleck are among the team producing the film. Though n a 2009 interview with Parade magazine Jackman said he finds “evangelical church too, well, restrictive,” and he is a follower of the School of Practical Philosophy—not traditional Christianity—he is familiar with the Church. Jackman told the magazine that his father is a devout Christian who would take him to Billy Graham crusades frequently growing up. Not many details about Apostle Paul’s plot have been made available yet, but considering Paul’s story of radical conversion and the major role he played in the early church, filmmakers will have a lot to work with …

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