The Les Miserables star with play Christian missionary Paul, aka Saul of Tarsus, in Apostle Paul.

Jackman will also produce the project with the Good Will Hunting Oscar winners, according to

The material won't be too foreign for Jackman - he was raised by a born-again Christian father, but his dad's religion never rubbed off on the actor.

He told Parade magazine, "He takes his religion very seriously and would prefer I go to church."