'Playing Jesus wrecked my career': Passion of the Christ actor said Hollywood has shunned him
Actor Jim Caviezel has claimed his Hollywood career was wrecked by playing Jesus.
He said he was ‘rejected in my own industry’ after taking on the lead role in Mel Gibson's controversial movie ‘The Passion of the Christ’...
Since playing the son of God in the 2004 film he said offers had dried up and he is shunned by many within the industry...
...Caviezel said he was warned against taking the part by Gibson who warned him he would never work in Hollywood again.
'He said, "You'll never work in this town again." I told him, "We all have to embrace our crosses".' Caviezel told an audience of churchgoers in Orlando, Florida.
Since Passion of the Christ, the 42-year-old has only appeared in a handful of films. Read more:
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