According to Variety, Juliette Binoche, Heather Graham, Forest Whitaker, and Matthew Modine are all set to start in controversial director Abel Ferrara's (Bad Lieutenant) religious-themed Mary).

Binoche plays an actress who becomes obsessed by Mary Magdalene after she portrays her in a film. The actress' obsession takes her from New York on a voyage of discovery to Rome and Jerusalem, where the film will shoot through to the end of February.

The cast also features Marion Cotillard and Gabriella Wright. The script was co-written by Simone Lageoles and Massimo Cortesi.

Production is currently taking place in Rome