GINA RODRIGUEZ TURNS VIRGIN MARY FOR ANIMATED TALE
American actor Gina Rodrigues (above) is set to play Virigin Mary in The Star. The 32-year-old will voice the Virgin Mary in the animation take on the story of the first Christmas, reported Entertainment Weekly.
“Super stoked to be playing the voice of The Virgin Mary in #TheStar animated movie. I got this virgin mother thing down,” she wrote along with hashtag #blessed.
She will join a star-studded ensemble, including Steven Yeun, Kelly Clarkson, Aidy Bryant, Keegan-Michael Key, Kristin Chenoweth, Anthony Anderson, Oprah Winfrey, and Christopher Plummer.
The film centers on a small but brave donkey (Yuen) who yearns for adventure and becomes an accidental hero in “the greatest story ever told.”