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Sir Ben Kingsley has been linked to the role of Herod in Mary Mother of Christ. The Iron Man 3 and Ender's Game actor is eyeing the role of the villainous king in the tale of the birth of Jesus, reports The Wrap. The script was penned by The Passion of the Christ co-writer Benedict Fitzgerald and Barbara Nicolosi. Odeya Rush will play Mary, with Peter O'Toole as Symeon and Julia Ormond taking on the (more) »

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