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Hollywood couple dazzle at The Gospel Of Us premiere in Wales

Hollywood actor Michael Sheen brought a touch of silver screen magic to his hometown in Wales for the world premiere of his latest film.

The star arrived on the red carpet at a cinema in Port Talbot along with US movie star girlfriend Rachel McAdams to watch the first screening of The Gospel Of Us.

Michael Sheen arrives with partner Rachel McAdams for the premiere of The Gospel of Us Credit: PA

The Gospel Of Us is the film version of the ambitious and epic three-day play The Passion, which is a modern take on the crucifixion of Jesus Christ.

Featuring a cast of more than a 1,000 and an audience of 15,000, the play turned out to be an unlikely hit and grabbed attention from across the globe.

Sheen said it was fitting for the film version to be shown on Easter Sunday in the Welsh steel town that helped forge his success as an actor.

Michael Sheen stars in The Gospel Of Us, the film version of the play The Passion Credit: PA

It's my home. It what shaped me and made me who I am. It's what I created and made my dreams. The people here have been so supportive over my life and helped me do everything that I've done. I've always felt me coming back is like re-charging my batteries.

But we had no idea how big The Passion was going to be. It was on epic scale, we had no idea how many people would turn up.

I think the latest estimation was 15,000 people came to watch it by the end of it. We could never have guessed that it was going to have such an effect - even on people from right across the world.