Nat Geo unveils Killing Jesus cast

Kelsey Grammer is starring in National Geographic Channel’s forthcoming drama Killing Jesus.

National Geographic Channel

National Geographic Channel

Produced by Scott Free Productions, it will chronicle the life of Jesus of Nazareth though the retelling of the intense political, social and historical conflicts during the Roman Empire that ultimately led to his death.

Based on the best-selling book of the same name by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard, Grammer appears alongside Stephen Moyer, Haaz Sleiman, Rufus Sewell, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Eoin Macken, John Rhys Davies, Abhin Galeya, Stephanie Leonidas, Heather Moran, and Charlie Parsons.

Killing Jesus will air on Nat Geo in 2015 in 171 countries and 45 languages, and in Spanish on Nat Geo Mundo. It is executive produced by O’Reilly, Ridley Scott, David Zucker, Mary Lisio and Teri Weinberg.