Messiah, which features a large international cast and is filmed in multiple locations around the world. It is the type of production that would be extremely difficult to pull off any time soon as most of the world continues to be affected by the global Coronavirus pandemic.
The series faced some controversy. The Messiah trailer sparked a backlash over the name Al-Masih, prompting a change. Org petition urging a boycott of the series, which didn’t receive comprehensive support. Also raising eyebrows in the Middle East was a scene in the series involving shooting on Jerusalem’s sacred Temple Mount.
Then two days before Messiah was to debut on Netflix around the world, the Royal Film Commission of Jordan requested that the drama is not to be shown in the Predominantly Muslim country.
The latest news has arisen that Netflix has opted not to renew provocative drama Messiah for the second season. The series co-star Will Traval revealed via Instagram recently.
He wrote, “it’s a cloudy day today. I have just received news from Netflix that there will be no season 2 of Messiah, I wanted to say all the fans thank you for your support and love. I wish things were going.”
Created by Michael Petroni and produced by The Bible’s Mark Burnett and Roma Downey. Messiah explored the lines among religion, faith and politics. They were reported when CIA Officer investigates a man – referred to by some as Al-Masih, 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.