The script follows the entire life of Lucius Pontius Pilate, the son of a Roman knight and a cunning warrior in his own right. He is assigned to become the "prefect" (a cop or lawman) of Judea, where his arrogance clouds his judgment and causes the public to despise him. This leads to his decision on the fate of Jesus Christ, a man claiming to be the King of the Jews.
Other Biblical luminaries such as John the Baptist, Salome, and Mary Magdalene are featured in this drama, described as, "a Biblical era Twilight Zone episode." Here's what the screenwriter had to say about this story that mixes historical fact with creative elements.
Mark Johnson (Breaking Bad) is producing through his Gran Via Productions company. He is currently searching for a director.