December 1, 2006
Studio: New Line Cinema
Director: Catherine Hardwicke
MPAA Rating: PG (for some violent content)
Screenwriter: Mike Rich
Starring: Keisha Castle-Hughes, Oscar Isaac, Hiam Abbass, Shaun Toub, Alexander Siddig, Said Amadis, Ciaran Hinds, Shohreh Aghdashloo
Official website: TheNativityStory.com
"The Nativity Story" chronicles the arduous journey of two people, Mary and Joseph, a miraculous pregnancy, and the history-defining birth of Jesus. This dramatic and compelling story comes to life in a major motion picture starring Keisha Castle-Hughes (Whale Rider) as Mary and Oscar-nominee Shoreh Aghdashloo ("House of Sand and Fog") and Oscar Isaac (Syriana) in supporting roles. "The Nativity Story" is directed by Catherine Hardwicke ("Thirteen," "Lords of Dogtown") from a screenplay by Mike Rich ("Finding Forrester," "The Rookie"). It is scheduled for a December 1, 2006 release.