'Risen' Stars Joseph Fiennes and Cliff Curtis Avoided Each Other on Set For Good Reason

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As a Roman soldier in RISEN, Joseph Fiennes' spends most of his time in search of the Messiah after his body mysteriously disappears from a guarded tomb. He doesn't believe the man is immortal and sets out to track down the thieves responsible for the crime. Fiennes doesn't have much contact with Cliff Curtis who plays Jesus Christ (referred to by his Hebrew name Yeshua in the film).  CineMovie sat down with Fiennes and Curtis to talk about their method approach to playing these two characters and how effective it was for their first pivotal scene together in this Biblical retelling. 

RISEN is in movie theaters February 19. 

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