Filming early 2021, tentatively releasing mid-year 2022
Writer(s): Ryan Swanson, Tyler Thompson, Dallas Jenkins, Kurt Gebhards
Director(s): Dallas Jenkins, Adam Drake, Mitch Hudson
Producer(s): Chad Gunderson, Justin Tolley, Derral Eves, Ricky Ray Butler, Earl Seals, Matthew Faraci, Dallas Jenkins, Ryan Swanson
Starring: Jonathan Roumie, Shahar Issac, Paras Patel, Noah James, Elizabeth Tabish, George Xanthis, Abe Martell, Giavani Cairo, Jordan Walker Ross, Joey Vahedi, Yasmine Al-Bustami, Vanessa Benavente, Yoshi Barrigas, Austin Alleman, Alaa Safi, Luke Dimyan, Nick Shakoour, Nina Leon, Aalok Mayta, Anne Beyer, Brandon Potter, David Amito, Shaan Sharma, Elijah Alexander
Plot Synopsis: The third season of the critically acclaimed series about the life of Christ picks up where the second season left off. This season will focus on the results of the Sermon on the Mount, using the messages of this sermon as a basis for Jesus’ earthly ministry. Several major Bible stories will be depicted, including the Feeding of the 5000. There will be very few new recurring characters introduced as the current characters are deepened and explored.
***CONFIRMED SPOILERS BELOW***
Overarching Season Themes: UNKNOWN
Returning Characters: Jesus, Simon son of Jonah, Andrew, Mary Magdalene, Matthew, John son of Zebedee, Big James, Little James, Thaddeus, Mary Mother, Thomas, Ramah, Phillip, Nathanael, Simon son of Zebulon, Judas, Quintus, Eden, Tamar, Zebedee, Salome, Barnaby, Shula, John the Baptizer, Shmuel, Atticus
New Characters: disciples of John the Baptizer
Episode 1: The Sermon on the Mount is continued in this episode, and these characters are present for this event: Jesus, Simon son of Jonah, Andrew, John son of Zebedee, Big James, Mary Magdalene, Matthew, Thaddeus, Little James, Mary Mother, Thomas, Ramah, Phillip, Nathanael, Simon son of Zebulon, Judas, Eden, Tamar, Zebedee, Salome, Barnaby, and Shula. In this first episode, John the Baptizer is in prison, and he tells some of his disciples (possibly a character named Jacob) to follow Jesus. Further teaching from the Sermon on the Mount will be explored. The relationship between Simon son of Jonah and Eden will be further examined.
Episode 2: UNKNOWN
Episode 3: UNKNOWN
Episode 4: At some point during this season, not necessarily in this episode, it’s possible that there will be an episode or collections of episodes that depict the disciples going out two-by-two to spread the teachings of Jesus and perform miracles.
Episode 5: UNKNOWN
Episode 6: UNKNOWN
Episode 7: UNKNOWN
Episode 8: At some point during this season, not necessarily in this episode, the Feeding of the 5000 will take place.