Netflix Releases Trailer for John Ortiz’s Geo-Political Thriller Series “Messiah”

John Ortizis ready to preach…

Netflix has set January 1 for the premiere of Messiah, starring the 51-year-old Puerto Rican actor.

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The suspense geo-political thriller series, which has teased with the release of a new trailer, also stars Michelle MonaghanMehdi DehbiTomer SisleyMelinda Page HamiltonStefania LaVie OwenSayyid El AlamiJane AdamsWil TravalFares Landoulsi,Dermot Mulroneyand Beau Bridges.

“He’s come out of nowhere and we don’t know who he is.” So begins the trailer for Messiah, which lays out CIA officer Eva Geller’s (Monaghan) quest to determine the identity of this mysterious man, whose followers believe he’s performing miracles. Geller must race to determine whether he really is a divine entity or a deceptive con artist capable of dismantling the world’s geopolitical order. As the story unfolds, multiple perspectives are interwoven including that of an Israeli intelligence officer (Sisley), a Texas preacher (Ortiz) and his daughter (Owen), a Palestinian refugee (El Alami) and the journalist (Adams) who covers the story.

Messiah is created by Michael Petroni, directed by James McTeigueand Kate Woods, and executive produced by Petroni, McTeigue, Andrew DeaneMark Burnettand Roma Downey.Ortiz’s recent credits include the films Ad AstraBumblebee and Peppermint, as well as television appearances on Mayans MCThe Guest 

John Ortiz to Star in Transformers Spinoff “Bumblebee”

John Ortiz is transforming his resume…

The 49-year-old Puerto Rican actor is set to star opposite Hailee Steinfeld and Jon Cena in Paramount Pictures’ Bumblebee, the first spinoff of the Transformers franchise.

John Ortiz

It’s set in 1987, where Bumblebee, who is refuged in a junkyard, is discovered and revived by Charlie (Steinfeld) who, on the cusp of turning 18, is trying to find her place in the world.

The blockbuster film, which will open in theaters on December 21, 2018, has Travis Knight directing from a script by Christina Hodson.

Lorenzo Di Bonaventura, Michael Bay and Steven Spielberg are producing with Hasbro’s Brian Goldner and Stephen Davis.

Ortiz’s upcoming film slate includes Paramount’s God Particle, produced by JJ Abrams and starring David OyelowoReplicas opposite Keanu Reeves, and Nostalgia with Jon Hamm.