WATCH: Rooney Mara Brings ‘Mary Magdalene’ to Life Opposite Joaquin Phoenix

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In the first trailer for “Mary Magdalene,” Rooney Mara steps into the title role, bringing to life one of the most storied spiritual figures in modern history. She stars opposite fellow Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix depicting Jesus of Nazareth.

Garth Davis (“Lion”) directs the drama, distributed in the U.S. by Universal Pictures on March 30, 2018. Could it be one of the first films to enter next year’s Oscar race?

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