Christians who love Hugh Jackman are going to be really excited about this news.

Happy Sonship – Hugh Jackman is leaving the X-Men but taking the Road to Damascus. Next year he will star in a new movie on the life of the Apostle Paul. (So if you like Marvel comics and the Bible, you’re in for a treat.)

The movie will be among the most high-profile Hollywood Christian production since Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ. It is a Warner Brothers motion picture that will be produced by Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Hugh Jackman himself.

Jackman who is a student of transcendental meditation, previously attended the international School of Practical Philosophy. But he told Parade magazine in 2009 that he was raised by a devout, born-again Christian man, who met Jesus in a Billy Graham crusade.

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