In association with Thomas Nelson, Inc., the world's largest publisher/seller of Bibles,
Falcon Picture Group has produced a 22-hour, 20-CD, multi-celebrity voiced audio production of The New Testamentv Bible (New King James Version, which is owned and copyrighted by Thomas Nelson, Inc.) starring Jim Caviezel as Jesus entitled “The Word of Promise New Testament Audio Bible.”
Caviezel portrayed the role of Jesus in Mel Gibson's blockbuster film The Passion of the Christ. The Word of Promise NKJV Audio Bible features Hollywood stars in the main roles and is a word-for-word audio dramatization from Scripture, with an original music score by prolific Italian composer Stefano Mainetti, and ambient sound effects, woven together by compelling narration. Our talent pool, combined with the producer's experience as a leading producer and distributor of audio dramas has resulted in performances and production values far exceeding those of present audio versions of The Bible. The Word of Promise NKJV Audio Bible is available in retail outlets worldwide by Thomas Nelson, Inc. The Word of Promise Old Testament and The Word of Promise Complete Bible (NEW & OLD TESTAMENTS combined) will be released worldwide in October 2009.
Jim Caviezel as Jesus and Co-Producer:
In 1998, Jim Caviezel received critical acclaim for his role as idealist Private Witt in Terrence Malick's The Thin Red Line. The following year, he gained further recognition with roles in Ride With the Devil (1999), Frequency (2000) and Pay It Forward (2000). In 2001, his role as Jennifer Lopez's love interest in Angel Eyes helped to establish him as a versatile actor and leading man. In 2002 he starred in High Crimes with Ashley Judd and Morgan Freeman. That same year, he portrayed the title role in The Count of Monte Cristo and in 2004 he was chosen by Mel Gibson to star as Jesus in The Passion of the Christ, one of the highest grossing films of all time, putting Jim Caviezel on Hollywood's A-list. Caviezel starred in Bobby Jones - Stroke of Genius (2004) and in the inspirational true story Madison (2005). He recently starred in The Weinstein Company thriller Unknown (2006) and opposite Denzel Washington in the Jerry Bruckheimer-produced, Tony Scott-directed mystery, Déjà Vu , which opened wide on November 22, 2006. Caviezel performs the role of Jesus in the six books of THE NEW TESTAMENT in which Jesus speaks and also serves as Co-Producer.
THE WORD OF PROMISE New Testament Cast:
The cast of more than 100 actors includes: