Mary Magdalene

Benedict Cumberbatch’s ‘The Current War,’ Rooney Mara’s ‘Mary Magdalene’ Get Awards-Friendly Release Dates

by Emma Stefansky March 17, 2017 @ 7:18 PM
The Weinstein Company is gearing up for awards season early with announced release dates for two extremely high-profile upcoming films. The first, Mary Magdalene, which stars Rooney Mara, Joaquin Phoenix, and Chiwetel Ejiofor, will hit the big screen November 24, followed by The Current War, Benedict Cumberbatch and Michael Shannon’s historical drama, on December 22.

Joaquin Phoenix Could Be Rooney Mara’s Own Personal Jesus in ‘Mary Magdalene’

by Britt Hayes April 22, 2016 @ 6:31 PM
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In what could be one of the more interesting casting choices of his career (I’m Still Here notwithstanding), Joaquin Phoenix is currently eyeing a role in Mary Magdalene, the new drama featuring Rooney Mara as the titular character. As expected, Phoenix isn’t considering just any role — nope, he’s in very early talks to play the part of Jesus Christ, which…actually kind of makes sense.