‘Journey to Bethlehem’ Trailer: Antonio Banderas Plays a King Jealous of Mary and Joseph in ‘Glee’ Music Producer’s Christmas Musical (Exclusive)

Sony Pictures’ faith-focused label Affirm Films and Monarch Media have set a release date and launched a trailer for Christmas musical film “Journey to Bethlehem.”The film marks the feature directorial debut of Adam Anders, who was a music producer on “Glee.” A retelling of the the story of Mary and Joseph and the birth of Jesus, the film is a live-action Christmas musical weaving classic Christmas melodies with humor, faith and new pop songs.The cast includes Fiona Palomo (“Outer Banks”) as Mary, Milo Manheim (“Prom Pact”) as Joseph, Antonio Banderas (“Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny”) as Herod, Stephanie Gil (“Fatima”), Rizwan Manji (“Schitt’s Creek”), Geno Segers (“Perfect Harmony”), Omid Djalili (“Gladiator”), Joel Smallbone and Lecrae.Anders penned the script along with Peter Barsocchini (“High School Musical”) and wrote the music with Nikki Anders (“Glee”) and Peer Astrom (“Rock of Ages”).

The film is produced by Anders,…

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