the jesus rolls trailer

The first real The Jesus Rolls trailer is here, and it looks…strange. This Big Lebowski spin-off clearly has nothing to do with The Big Lebowski, even though both films feature a similar character: Jesus Quintana, played by John Turturro. While Jesus was a minor supporting player in the Coen Brothers cult classic, he takes center stage here, leading a film full of lowlifes and rag-tag crooks up to no good. Watch The Jesus Rolls trailer below.

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the jesus rolls teaser

John Turturro has long dreamed of making a spin-off from The Big Lebowski focused on his character, Jesus Quintana. While the Coen Brothers had no intention of ever making a follow-up film, they granted Turturro to use the character as he saw fit, and so he did. The result: The Jesus Rolls, a film Turturro directs and stars in. The movie has had a long road to release – Turturro started filming it back in 2016. Now, it’s destined to arrive next month. And there’s now a teaser offering the first real footage from the film. So how does it look? Well…uh…see for yourself…

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big lebowski spin-off

John Turturro’Big Lebowski spin-off has been rolling around since 2016, which seems like a million years ago at this point. Originally titled Going Places, the film followed Turturro Big Lebowski character Jesus Quintana in a whole new story. Word died down about the film, and it appeared Going Places would never actually go anywhere. Now, there’s an update. The film has a new title – The Jesus Rolls, and a new release date – early 2020.

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