Universal Pictures has given us our first look at Rooney Mara as Mary Magdalene in Garth Davis’ forthcoming biblical biopic of the same name. Check out the first Mary Magdalene photo below.

Mary Magdalene photo

Mary Magdalene is due in cinemas on March 16th 2018 with the first trailer arriving online this Wednesday.

Mary Magdalene is an authentic and humanistic portrait of one of the most enigmatic and misunderstood spiritual figures in history.

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The biblical biopic tells the story of Mary (Rooney Mara), a young woman in search of a new way of living. Constricted by the hierarchies of the day, Mary defies her traditional family to join a new social movement led by the charismatic Jesus of Nazareth (Joaquin Phoenix). She soon finds a place for herself within the movement and at the heart of a journey that will lead to Jerusalem.

Written by Helen Edmundson and Philippa Goslett, Mary Magdalene also stars Chiwetel Ejiofor and Tahar Rahim.

Check out the first Mary Magdalene photo above and come back on Wednesday to see the first trailer for the film.