Diogo Morgado, who portrays Jesus in the feature Son Of God and its predecessor, miniseries The Bible, will be playing another kind of messenger in a CW pilot. Morgado has been cast as one of the leads in ensemble drama The Messengers, from writer/co-exec producer Eoghan O’Donnell and exec producer Basil Iwanyk. In it, when a mysterious object crashes down to earth, a group of seemingly unconnected strangers die from the energy pulse, but then awaken to learn that they have been deemed responsible for preventing the impending Apocalypse. Morgado will play The Man, a mysterious figure who wakes up naked and burned in the desert and sets out on a mission to provide some answers about the strange events. He is repped by Aida Bernal at Spellbound Entertainment and Adam Park at the Park Noack Agency.
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