What actor wouldn’t want to work with Mel Gibson?
Working with Mel Gibson is a little like waltzing with a hurricane. It’s always exciting, and you’re never quite sure where it’s going to take you.
I think you can’t be passive in making this film – or in watching it.
It’s very hard to accept that stoning still exists in the world today.
Mel Gibson doesn’t need your judgment, he needs your prayers.
I don’t really prepare for each role the same way.
I know I’m not an anti-Semitic person.
I know we didn’t make an anti-Semitic film. This is what the Gospels are. And it’s none of my business what other people think of me.
I always believed in God, I would go to mass most of the time, but I had no idea of the calling to holiness.
I came from a town of maybe 30,000 people.
I’m a craftsman. I’m an actor.
I felt unworthy to play Jesus. I just accepted the responsibility and said, ‘What actor wouldn’t want to play this role?’
Christ died for the truth.
Conversion is a daily thing.
In my 33rd year, I was called to play Jesus.