The Chosen is a television series based on the life of Jesus of Nazareth that was developed, directed, and co-written by American director Dallas Jenkins and has a 9.6 IMDb rating. This is the first multi-season series based on Jesus’ life, and Season 1 is the most-funded TV series or film production of all time. Season 1 premiered on the Angel Studios website on April 21, 2019. Let’s take a look at what we know about when the 2nd Season aired.
The Chosen Season 2 Release Date
Season 2 started airing weekly from April 4, 2021, and ended with episode 8 on July 11, 2021. The season garnered fan acclaim with an IMDb rating of 9.5. Season 2 was shot during the COVID-19 epidemic, which presented production issues. The Sermon on the Mount scenario was filmed with 2,000 extras, all of whom had to pass a PCR test prior to production. Following COVID-19 guidelines cost the Season 2 production an extra $750,000.
The Chosen Cast
Jonathan Roumie as Jesus
Jonathan Roumie (born July 1, 1974) is a well-known actor from the USA, best recognized for his portrayal of Jesus in The Chosen, a crowd-funded television drama show about the beginning of Christianity. He’s also a voice actor.
Elizabeth Tabish as Mary Magdalene
Elizabeth Tabish is a film and television movie actress best known for her role as Mary Magdalene in The Chosen. Oklahoma State University awarded her a Master of Arts in Theater and a Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies. She has made several award-winning smaller films on female characters and is the Co-Founder and Creative Director of the Austin Arthouse Film Festival.
Shahar Isaac as Simon Peter
Shahar Isaac is an actor who has appeared in National Theatre Live: Salomé (2017), The Chosen (2017), and Madam Secretary (2014). Well, since he does not share his private life, that is all we know about him which is bad.
Paras Patel as Matthew
Like Shahar Isaac, Paras Patel does not share his private life. However, there are a few things we know about him. He is known for his roles as Matthew in The Chosen, Anupam in The Duff, and Raj in Teen Spirit. His age is not more than 40 and he loves to communicate with his fans. He also has a TikTok account.
Yasmine Al-Bustami as Ramah
Yasmine Al-Bustami was born in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, near the end of 1988, but relocated to Texas with her family when she was three years old. She fancies herself an all-American girl because of her broad upbringing. She decided to pursue the world of entertainment after earning a degree in finance and furthering her studies in Chicago, Illinois.
Erick Avari as Nicodemus
Erick Avari was born into a Parsi Zoroastrian family in Darjeeling, West Bengal, India. His early schooling was at the North Point School, where he was a day student. He went on to study at the College of Charleston. Avari is a member of the Darjeeling and Calcutta Avari-Madan family.
The Chosen Christmas Special
The Chosen Christmas Special was released on December 1, 2021. It tells the story of Jesus Christ’s birth through the eyes of Mary and Joseph, and it stars actors from the “The Chosen” series. These performers all played their favorite Christmas songs, some on the stunning Jerusalem set of Season 2 of The Chosen, to honor the birth of Christ and to commemorate the humble yet history-altering origins of The Greatest Story Ever Told.
Is There The Chosen Season 3?
Jenkins, the show’s creator, has previously declared plans to air the show for seven seasons. He also stated that he has completed the screenplay for the next episode and that his crew is working hard to raise cash to keep the show running. As a result, there is a chance that filming may begin in the fall of 2021. Having said that, it’s reasonable to assume that the epic show will return in the spring of 2022.
The Chosen is now available on Amazon Prime Video and Peacock.