John Legend Cast To Play Jesus In NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert — Amazing!

John Legend

Can we get an amen?!

John Legend has been cast to star in NBC‘s Jesus Christ Superstar Live In Concert! Woo!

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Robert Greenblatt, chairman of NBC Entertainment, said of the special that will air on Easter Sunday:

“We’re all overjoyed to have world-class musical artist and producer John Legend starring as Jesus. This score demands a singer with an amazing range and an actor with great depth, and there isn’t anyone better to bring this story to a new audience. His casting is also groundbreaking as the traditional image of Christ will be seen in a new way.”

Bless up!

[Image via Hugh Dillon/WENN.]

Dec 19, 2017 11:44am PDT

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