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  • 'Passion' star Jim Caviezel talks about Mel Gibson's troubles, and his own, at Orlando church

    05/03/2011 12:27:25 PM PDT · by markomalley · 17 replies
    Orlando Sentinel ^ | 4/30/2011 | Roger Moore
    Actor Jim Caviezel, his voice sometimes cracking with emotion, spoke of being "rejected in my own industry," the problems of his friend Mel Gibson and his son's cancer in an appearance Saturday night at First Baptist Church of Orlando. The star of "The Passion of the Christ," whom First Baptist pastor David Uth described as "more passionate about God" than anyone he's ever met, was in town to give witness to his faith, to urge others to share it and to sell a new all-star audio production of the Bible that he has produced. During a 20-minute talk, Caviezel spoke...
  • "The Prisoner": What Happens When James Bond Goes John Galt

    11/04/2009 8:32:15 AM PST · by steve-b · 40 replies · 1,383+ views
    The Faster Times ^ | 11/4/09 | Richard Faulk
    ...Part spy adventure, part science fiction dystopia, and part counter-culture influenced social critique, The Prisoner was groundbreaking television when it debuted in the fall of 1967.... And now, after decades of speculation and anticipation, of deals struck and scrapped, the British cult classic is about to become the latest pop-cultural institution to submit itself to reinterpretation. On November 15, AMC will debut its own version of The Prisoner staring Jim Caviezel and Ian McKellen.... ...The question we see playing out on cable news, in blogs, in town-hall meetings, and public demonstrations is "Who do we imagine ourselves to be? What...
  • Jim Caviezel, actor: How being a dad has changed his life

    08/19/2009 5:07:14 PM PDT · by NYer · 31 replies · 1,344+ views
    Catholic Digest ^ | August 19, 2009 | Julie L. Rattey
    Since playing Jesus in “The Passion of the Christ,” Jim Caviezel has been anything but idle. Catholic Digest caught up with him by phone to discuss his latest news, including how being a dad has changed his life and how he hopes his new film, “The Stoning of Soraya M.” — out in theaters June 26 — will change others’. Caviezel, 40, spoke with us from one of his favorite haunts, a Jewish restaurant called The Meating Place in Agoura Hills, California, where he says he enjoys the best Israeli food he’s had outside Israel. You and your wife Kerri...
  • "Passion" star Caviezel injured in motorcycle crash

    07/18/2009 11:23:02 AM PDT · by La Enchiladita · 25 replies · 1,427+ views
    Reuters ^ | July 17, 2009 | Alex Dobuzinskis
    LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - "The Passion of the Christ" star James Caviezel suffered minor injuries while riding his motorcycle in Washington state when he struck a bicycle thrown by a pedestrian, authorities said on Friday. Caviezel was driving his 2006 Harley-Davidson Thursday along a highway, when a man walking along the road threw a bicycle into the actor's path, said Richard Magnussen, a spokesman for the Washington State Patrol. "There's no relationship between these guys at all, (Caviezel) just happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time," Magnussen told Reuters. Caviezel was unable to avoid the bicycle...
  • "The Passion of the Christ" actor James Caviezel hurt near Leavenworth

    07/17/2009 10:21:53 AM PDT · by Rinnwald · 37 replies · 1,885+ views
    LEAVENWORTH — The Washington State Patrol says actor James Caviezel suffered minor injuries when a man hurled a bicycle into the path of his motorcycle about 14 miles southeast of Leavenworth.
  • Actor James Caviezel Hurt in Motorcycle Accident

    07/16/2009 10:17:39 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 55 replies · 3,319+ views
    AP Report ^ | July 16th 2009
    <p>LEAVENWORTH, Wash. (AP) -- The Washington State Patrol says actor James Caviezel suffered cuts and bruises when a man hurled a bicycle into the path of his Harley Davidson motorcycle.</p> <p>Trooper Rich Magnussen says ''The Passion of the Christ'' actor was taken Thursday to Cascade Medical Center in Leavenworth.</p>
  • The Stoning of Soraya M

    06/22/2009 2:23:51 PM PDT · by The Shrew · 20 replies · 2,598+ views
    Movie To Movement ^ | June 21, 2009 | Joe Giganti
    The Stoning of Soraya M. Over two decades ago, a solitary voice dared to speak the truth. One woman courageously defended the dignity of another. One woman risked her life to uphold the sanctity of another’s life. One woman vowed, “The world will know!” On June 26 — the true story will be revealed — when The Stoning of Soraya M. is released in selected theaters across the U.S. From the filmmakers who produced "The Passion of the Christ," THE STONING OF SORAYA M. is the heart-rending film based on the International best-selling book by French-Iranian journalist Freidoune Sahebjam which...
  • “The Stoning of Soraya M” - Theater Listing for June 26 Premiere

    06/20/2009 10:55:30 AM PDT · by CatherineMartin07 · 6 replies · 1,795+ views
    R.E.A.L. ^ | June 20, 2009 | Catherine Martin
    Please come out and support the premiere of "The Stoning of Soraya M" You can do your part by attending the premier or forwarding this email on to your distribution lists. “The Stoning of Soraya M” - Theater Listing for June 26 Premiere Initial Listing of Nationwide theaters where “The Stoning of Soraya M.” is scheduled to be shown, premiering June 26, 2009: Boston - Norfolk County Chestnut Hill/Brookline CFB W Newton Cinema 6 Boston - Middlesex County Cambridge LNDMRK Kendall Square Cinema New York - NY-Manhattan East Side JACOBS Beekman Village LNDMRK Sunshine Cinema Philadelphia Philadelphia LNDMRK Ritz 5...
  • With Adoption of Second Disabled Child Jim Caviezel Makes Good on Pro-Life Convictions

    04/29/2008 9:30:28 PM PDT · by Between the Lines · 18 replies · 10,416+ views
    Life Site News ^ | April 29, 2008 | Hilary White
    im Caviezel, the star of the blockbuster film The Passion of the Christ, told an interviewer that he had been challenged by a friend who was not pro-life to live up to his professed pro-life convictions and adopt a disabled child. The friend told Caviezel that if he did that, then he would change to the pro-life position. When Caviezel and his wife, Kerri, went to China to adopt not one, but eventually two orphans suffering from brain tumours, the friend reneged on the deal. Caviezel, however, said, "It didn't matter to me because the joy that we had from...
  • Passion of the Christ Star Jim Caviezel Explains Opposition to Embryo Research

    11/07/2006 8:02:24 AM PST · by NYer · 104 replies · 2,338+ views
    LifeSite ^ | November 6, 2006 | Meg Jalsevac
    Monday November 6, 2006 Passion of the Christ Star Jim Caviezel Explains Opposition to Embryo Research His Opposition to Michael J. Fox's Stem-Cell Ads By Meg JalsevacHOLLYWOOD, November 6, 2006 ( – Actor Jim Caviezel is defending his stance against Michael J. Fox’s campaign ad which was used to promote politicians who support embryonic stem cell research.  Caviezel insists that he is sympathetic to Fox’s condition but wants to ensure that the public is informed of all the facts before they cast their votes.    Fox’s ad encouraged Missourians to vote ‘Yes’ on Amendment 2 which would allow scientists in the...
  • Where would Jesus go? Notre Dame

    07/23/2006 3:03:46 PM PDT · by NYer · 31 replies · 1,034+ views
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | July 23, 2006 | Michael Sneed
    Where is 'Jesus' these days? The answer is thus: He's at the University of Notre Dame studying Spanish. "I'm in the process of finally getting my college degree," said actor Jim Caviezel, whose astonishing portrayal of Christ in Mel Gibson's remarkable "The Passion of the Christ" catapulted him to stardom. "I'm now too old to be Jesus," chuckled Caviezel, 37, who just wrapped shooting "Deja Vu" with Denzel Washington in New Orleans. "You can now call me Moses." I caught Caviezel via cell phone as he scurried across the campus of his dreams last Friday. "It's like home here," he...
  • Jim Caviezel Presents 'The Passion of the Christ' to World Youth Day Pilgrims

    08/23/2005 7:01:45 AM PDT · by LifeSite News · 6 replies · 843+ views
    DUSSELDORF, August 22, 2005 ( - Jim Caviezel, who portrayed Jesus in Mel Gibson's blockbuster "The Passion of the Christ," presented the film to thousands of youth delegates at World Youth Day in Germany. The screening, which also included prayer and sharing was held at UTL Arena, an outdoor stadium in Dusseldorf, one of the three German cities hosting World Youth Day. The event was sponsored by Holy Cross Family Ministries (HCFM), Easton, Massachusetts. Kerri Caviezel, Jim's wife, gave a short testimony and introduced her husband. Jim Caviezel, a committed Catholic, addressed the youth and introduced "The Passion of the...
  • 'Passion of the Christ' actor Jim Caviezel presents film at 2005 World Youth Day

    08/20/2005 2:01:59 PM PDT · by NYer · 15 replies · 3,670+ views
    South Coast Today ^ | August 20, 2005
    DUSSELDORF, Germany -- Jim Caviezel, who portrayed Jesus in Mel Gibson's blockbuster "The Passion of the Christ," presented the film yesterday to 25,000 youth delegates at 2005 World Youth Day. He also addressed the youth and led them in a decade of the rosary. The event was held at the UTL Arena, an outdoor stadium in Dusseldorf, one of the three German cities hosting World Youth Day activities, last Tuesday through tomorrow. . The others are Cologne and Bonn. The activity was sponsored by Holy Cross Family Ministries of Easton, Mass., which is composed of ministries furthering the mission of...
  • I Am David: Newly released film starring Jim Caviezel

    12/05/2004 12:43:12 PM PST · by eleni121 · 97 replies · 2,954+ views
    Laura Ingraham ^ | December 5, 2004 | Me
    Another great film for the whole family. It deals with the search for freedom, a child escaping from the Communist bloc. BUT, it's not being released throughout the nation...just 14 states last I checked.
  • Caviezel Helps to Get Out the Vote!

    10/11/2004 1:10:30 PM PDT · by missyme · 106 replies · 2,547+ views
    Family News ^ | October 11th, 2004 | Steve Jordahl
    We're used to seeing liberal movie stars getting political—now a conservative from Hollywood is asking you to vote. In a rare conservative push from Hollywood, Jim Caviezel — the man who played Jesus in "The Passion" — has produced a streaming e-mail campaign to encourage millions of Christians to register now and to vote in November. The crusade is being organized by Redeem the Vote. The message is simple: "Hi, I'm Jim Caviezel. Please register to vote and cast your ballot on November 2." Randy Brinson of Redeem the Vote said it is rare for a conservative movie star to...
  • Actor Jim Caviezel Turns Down $75 Million Dollar Payday (for 'Passion' related promotions)

    05/27/2004 9:12:02 AM PDT · by sathers · 78 replies · 1,411+ views ^ | 5/27/04 | IMDB staff
    <p>Movie star Jim Caviezel has turned down the chance to become a multimillioniare by starring in a series of TV commericals-because he wants to stay true to his strict Catholic beliefs.</p> <p>The actor has become a hot property since starring as Jesus in Mel Gibson's epic 'The Passion of the Christ,' but the 35 year old has turned down a series of deals--worth an estimated 75 million.</p>
  • Freep this poll - 2004 MTV Movie Awards - Vote for Caviezel as Best Actor for "Passion"

    04/21/2004 12:46:05 PM PDT · by GreatOne · 15 replies · 158+ views
    MTV ^ | April 21, 2004 | Vanity
    Vote for Caviezel as Best Actor - don't know how many times you can vote, but it'd be great to have him win.
  • Jim Caviezel: Under the make-up, a man of Faith (takes stand against abortion)

    03/21/2004 5:41:32 AM PST · by truthandlife · 29 replies · 237+ views
    Asia News ^ | 3-20-04
    At the center of the controversy surrounding ‘The Passion of the Christ’ stands a peaceful man with a passion for acting, and for his Catholic faith. Jim Caviezel, 34, portrayed Jesus Christ in the blockbuster film directed by Mel Gibson. He was in the Eternal City with his family last weekend, to seek the blessing of the Holy Father. Playing such a role was not something Jim took lightly, but, like acting in general, is something he felt a ‘vocation’ to do. To be in the film, he said, was a "real spiritual experience." Invited by Father Thomas Williams, of...
  • Germany wary of Passion reaction

    03/18/2004 5:52:40 AM PST · by NYer · 14 replies · 110+ views
    BBC ^ | March 18, 2004
    Actor Jim Caviezel plays Jesus in the film German Jewish leaders and church officials have warned that The Passion of the Christ may stir up anti-Semitism when it opens in the country. Mel Gibson's film will be shown in 400 German cinemas from Thursday. "The anti-Semites will only have their views on Jews confirmed," said Salomon Korn, vice president of the Central Council of Jews in Germany. German Protestant leader Wolfgang Huber said the film did not put Christ's suffering into proper perspective. We urgently warn against using the suffering of Jesus as an instrument for anti-Semitism German Bishops'...
  • 'Protection squad' for Gibson's Jesus

    03/08/2004 11:11:16 PM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 13 replies · 386+ views ^ | Tuesday, March 9, 2004
    'THE PASSION' UNLEASED'Protection squad'for Gibson's JesusSecurity detail hired for James Caviezel as execs think movie's main stars targeted Posted: March 8, 20045:00 p.m. Eastern © 2004 James Caviezel, who plays Jesus in Mel Gibson's blockbuster "The Passion of the Christ," has reportedly been assigned a security detail to protect him. Jim Caviezel portrays Jesus in 'The Passion of The Christ' (courtesy Icon Distribution) "There are some crazy people out there and everything is being done to protect Mel and Jim from physical attack," a source close to executives of Newmarket Films told the London Express. The paper said Caviezel, a devout...