Eva scrambles to thwart a plan designed to silence al-Masih, while breaking news causes dismay among his followers. Jibril has a striking vision in the desert. Eva finally gets hard intel on al-Masih, whose devotees form a convoy to follow him out of Texas. Eva unearths alarming details about al-Masih's past.
I wish things were different. According to Deadline , the fact Messiah featured a large international cast and was filmed in multiple locations around the globe meant that production of the thriller would be increasingly difficult to organise, due to the growing nature of the coronavirus pandemic. However, the news that the show has been cancelled will perhaps be welcomed by many who criticised it upon release for being anti-Islamic. Following its debut last year, the Royal Film Commission of Jordan called on Netflix to ban the programme from airing. At the time, over 4, people signed up to a petition calling for the show to be banned or face a boycott as a result. It is not based on any one character, figure or religion. Follow Metro.
By Nellie Andreeva. Netflix has opted not to reenew provocative drama Messiah for a second season. Series co-star Wil Traval revealed the news on Instagram Thursday. I wish things were different. When a CIA officer investigates a man — referred to by some as Al-Masih Mehdi Dehbi — attracting international attention and followers through acts of public disruption, she embarks on a global, high-stakes mission to uncover whether he is a divine entity or a deceptive con artist. Messiah, which features a large international cast and is filmed in multiple locations around the world, is the type of production that would be extremely difficult to pull off any time soon as most of the world continues to be gripped by the global coronavirus pandemic. The series faced some controversy.
A wary CIA officer investigates a charismatic man who sparks a spiritual movement and stirs political unrest. A fictional story not based on true events. Believing he miraculously delivered Damascus from ruin, a throng follows a man they call al-Masih into the desert, raising suspicions in the CIA. In Texas, a desperate pastor forms a plan. Appearing inexplicably during a Texas tornado, al-Masih quietly moves pastor Felix to embrace a new purpose. But Eva -- and the FBI -- quickly close in. Coping with grief, Eva questions al-Masih, but his riveting charisma turns the tables. A deportation trial becomes a political lightning rod. While Eva keeps close watch on al-Masih, Felix wrestles with what to believe as his church becomes a magnet for the devout and the desperate. Jibril has a striking vision in the desert.