James Brandon was raised Catholic in St. Louis, "the Catholic capitol of the world."
"My mom said after my confirmation she had done her part as a mother and I could do what I want. I said, 'I'm done.' Clearly [Catholicism] did not go with my own beliefs."
So it may come as a surprise that he is now the lead in the play "Corpus Christi" that portrays a modern day Jesus living in Texas that is now being made into a feature documentary that screens for the first time ever to a public audience at the Atlanta Film Fest today at 2:15 p.m..