The film wrapped filming simply previous to the coronavirus-related lockdowns and has been in post-production since April, producer Donovan Leitch beforehand advised Fox Information. The movie sees Jackson play Jesus alongside mannequin and actress Bella Thorne, who performs a girl with a Jesus fetish who masquerades as a nun in an effort to escape a violent drug deal.
Leitch advised Fox Information that Jackson’s Jesus “visits [Thorne’s character] on a number of completely different events.”
A petition was began on Change.org looking for to dam the “blasphemous Hollywood film” for depicting Jesus as a “lesbian woman.” Nonetheless, the promotional supplies for the film have made no point out of Jackson enjoying Jesus as a lesbian.
Regardless, greater than 260,000 individuals have signed on to “wake people up to the Christianophobic garbage that is spread nowadays, but is somehow accepted and praised by society.” Warner Bros. and Lionsgate are straight named within the petition as effectively.
This is not the one petition designed to cease the movie from reaching the general public. A bunch referred to as One Million Mothers beforehand began one to dam the movie – which it says “mocks Christianity and ridicules people of faith”– that’s already generated greater than 70,000 signatures.
Musicians Josie Ho, Gavin Rossdale, Jamie Hince and Alison Mosshart additionally seem within the movie, together with mannequin Andreja Pejic. “Habit” at present has no launch date.
Jackson, 22, has had a restricted performing profession so far, most notably showing in a number of episodes of the collection “Star” and within the movie “Gringo.” She’s additionally appeared in a 30 Seconds to Mars music video for the music “Rescue Me.”
Jackson can be following in her late father Michael Jackson’s musical footsteps and performs as a part of a band referred to as the Soundflowers, which makes folk-rock music, based on Billboard.