Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix Are Transformed in the Mary Magdalene Trailer
A year and change after the first official look at Rooney Mara and Joaquin Phoenix's Mary Magdalene trailer was unveiled, IFC Films has released brand new footage from the drama. The sweeping biblical tale, which will open in theaters April 12 and hit VOD on April 19, follows the relationship between Jesus and Mary Magdalene, the latter of whom has been the subject of controversy and debate for centuries. The film's take on the character is described as "a miraculous woman driven by her faith to follow Jesus," so we can likely expect some moving scenes between Mara and Phoenix. Mary Magdalene is directed by Lion's Garth Davis, and also stars Chiwetel Ejiofor and Tahar Rahim.