"Passion of the Christ" Mel Gibson is working on sequel to 2004 movie

Mel Gibson is working on a "Passion of the Christ Sequel," which will detail the story of Jesus’ resurrection following his crucifixion.

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A "Passion of the Christ" sequel is in the works by Mel Gibson.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, director Gibson is re-teaming with Randall Wallace for the sequel that will detail the story of Jesus’ resurrection.

The sequel will kick off after his crucifixion, which was detailed in 2004’s "The Passion of the Christ."

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Scripted by Benedict Fitzgerald and Gibson, the 2004 movie starred Jim Caviezel as Jesus, Maia Morgenstern as Mary, Monica Bellucci as Mary Magdalen, among others.

According to Wallace, "The Passion is the beginning and there's a lot more story to tell. The evangelical community considers The Passion the biggest movie ever out of Hollywood, and they kept telling us that they think a sequel will be even bigger."

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Currently in its early stage, the sequel doesn't have financial backing or a studio. "It's too early to talk money," Wallace said. "This is such a huge and sacred subject."

The 2004 movie was a box office hit, grossing over $611 million globally.

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