Jencarlos Canela: Rise In Fame Thanks To “The Passion” Despite Poor Viewer Numbers

Jencarlos Canela and The Passion have both received more publicity since the live broadcast on March 20th. Perhaps better promotion beforehand on the part of director Tyler Perry would have upped viewers of the musical or perhaps they needed a…

Jencarlos Canela Appreciated Modern Spin In “The Passion”

Jencarlos Canela was proud to be part of Tyler Perry’s The Passion on Sunday. Playing Jesus, Jencarlos Canela took on a role that is a huge honor and very hard to perform and make everyone happy while doing it. Jencarlos…

Jencarlos Canela: “Telenovela” Star Portrays Modern-Day Jesus in “The Passion”

Jencarlos Canela played a modern-day version of Jesus Christ in Fox’s Sunday night broadcast of The Passion. The Telenovela star has an interesting take on religion that isn’t unheard of for some modern-day Christians. ICYMI @JencarlosCanela & @PrinceRoyce took our…

Jencarlos Canela: Jesus From “The Passion” Says Religion Has Nothing To Do With God

Jencarlos Canela, a popular actor from Telenovela, not only played Jesus on Tyler Perry‘s The Passion, he also has some pretty strong opinions on the guy in real life. While Jencarlos Canela grew up Catholic, he says his views have…

Jencarlos Canela: The Word “God” Bigger Than Religion

Jencarlos Canela played Jesus Christ in Fox’s Sunday night broadcast of The Passion, and he has an interesting take on religion. “I was raised Catholic, but I consider myself more spiritual than religious,” he said in a recent interview with…

Tyler Perry On His New Live Musical And Racism In Hollywood

Tyler Perry will be sharing his “passion” with the world when his highly-anticipated live musical special, The Passion, airs on Sunday night. Part of Tyler Perry‘s production will include a somber procession through the streets of New Orleans with Jesus,…

Trisha Yearwood Cast as Mary in Fox’s Live Musical Event, “The Passion”

Trisha Yearwood has been cast in the role of Mary, mother of Jesus Christ, in the upcoming Fox live musical event, The Passion. The network announced the casting decision on Friday, at the Television Critics Association’s press tour. .@trishayearwood to…