|Cast overview, first billed only:|
|Sara Bareilles||Mary Magdalene|
|Alice Cooper||King Herod|
|Ben Daniels||Pontius Pilate|
|Brandon Victor Dixon||Judas|
Alice Cooper previews his upcoming performance of King Herod for NBC’s live production of ‘Jesus Christ Superstar!
2000 film – A second film adaptation which was more similar to the original London stage version, was filmed in 1999, and released around the world on video in 2000. It starred Glenn Carter as Jesus , Jérôme Pradon as Judas, Reneé Castle as Mary Magdalene , and Rik Mayall as Herod, and was directed by Gale Edwards.
Using these methods, most scholars assume a date of birth between 6 and 4 BC, and that Jesus’ preaching began around AD 27–29 and lasted one to three years . They calculate the death of Jesus as having taken place between AD 30 and 36.
The film was shot in Israel (primarily at the ruins of Avdat , Beit Guvrin National Park , and Beit She’an) and other Middle Eastern locations in 1972.
Jesus does not have a last name . Last names were not common in those times. Christ is not a name , but a title. Christ means “anointed” or “Messiah”, so Jesus became the “Christ” or “Messiah” when he got baptized at the age of 30.
Scholars believe that he was born around b.c. 4, some estimating up to bc. 6 around September and the year is 2017 so he would be between 2021 and 2023 years old. What year was Jesus Christ born?
The date of birth of Jesus is not stated in the gospels or in any historical reference, but most theologians assume a year of birth between 6 and 4 BC.