Emmanuelle Vaugier takes lead in Mario Philip Azzopardi’s Saul

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Lost Girl‘s Emmanuelle Vaugier is to play the lead role of Mary Magdalene in the theatrical feature Saul, now filming in Malta.

Vaugier will star alongside John Rhys-Davies, Kyle Schmidt, Callum Blue and Kris Holden Reid in the Biblical-themed project structured as a Malta-Canada co-production by Cittadella Films Malta with Canadian producing partner Ken Gord (Highlander).

Entertainment One has signed on as worldwide distributor.

Saul is a fictionalized retelling of the origins of the Christian church, based on the Acts of the Apostles, with Paul and Mary Magdalene as the main protagonists.

Malta’s Mario Philip Azzopardi provides the script and direction for Saul.

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