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"The Chosen" Series Gets Waiver to Continue Filming During Strike

Jul 17, 2023

Filming of the fourth season of “The Chosen,” the popular Christian television series about Jesus and his disciples, will continue after a union granted the production an exemption from its strike against major Hollywood studios. 

"The Chosen" actor Jonathan Roumie (left) and director Dallas Jenkins (center front) meet Pope Francis (right) at the Vatican on Aug. 11. Daniel Ibanez/CNA

Pope Francis Meets Actor Who Plays Jesus in the Internet Series “The Chosen”

Aug 11, 2021

The actor who plays Jesus in the internet series “The Chosen” met Pope Francis on Wednesday, fulfilling a lifelong dream as he visits Rome this week to view pilgrimage sites related to the Gospels.