"Apostle Peter" Released, Introducing Laurence Fuller Opposite Oscar-Nominee Robert Loggia

"Apostle Peter and The Last Supper" is released today, the film introduces Aussie actor Laurence Fuller with his first lead role in a US feature opposite Academy Award Nominee Robert Loggia.

Los Angeles, CA, February 23, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Fuller portrays the Christian martyr Snt Martinian. Fuller is compared to a young Russell Crowe, portraying a gruff Roman centurion who converts to Christianity despite persecution, in a time when Christians were being fed to lions. The man who converts him is the Apostle Peter (Robert Loggia) in the last days before his execution.

The trailer can be seen here:

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Fuller’s character Martinian is brought up as a military leader in the highly disciplined Roman Empire, Christianity considered a cult whose members were fed to lions in sporting arenas. But the words of an influential Christian figure head, turns his entire belief system up-side-down and Martinian is forced to make the decision between his understanding of the universe and his own mortality.

Fuller trained at the prestigious Bristol Old Vic (alumni include two time Oscar winner Daniel Day-Lewis), then received critical acclaim in the lead role of Madness In Valencia in London’s West End theatre.

“Laurence Fuller is faultless” Time Out London (critic’s choice and show of the week)

“Laurence Fuller gives a wilfully eccentric performance as the jailer Pisano: excitingly unlikely" - The Times (UK)

Fuller made various TV appearances including the lead in ABC’s art thriller Possession(s) opposite Max Cullen (The Great Gatsby) and Asher Keddie (X-Men Origins: Wolverine). As well as a walk on role in David Fincher’s Oscar-nominated “Girl With The Dragon Tattoo.”

Apostle Peter And The Last Supper is produced by Pure Flix Entertainment, directed by Gabriel Sabloff. Also starring Bill Oberst jr. as the devil. Is available on Netflix, DVD and Bluray through Amazon and other retail outlets.

Fuller is repped by manager Scott Fish at Vital Management Group and agents Sara Schedeen and Tom Markley at Metropolitan (MTA) - http://www.laurencefuller.com

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Lisa Santos
Publicity shot - Laurence Fuller - Apostle Peter

Publicity shot - Laurence Fuller - Apostle Peter

Laurence Fuller on set of Apostle Peter