Playing an apostle is difficult enough when that character is well-known like Peter or John; how much harder is it to play a disciple most of us barely know apart from his name? Simon the Zealot is called “the mystery apostle” because the branches of the church never quite agree on who he was, and the task of portraying this enigmatic character in A.D. The Bible Continues falls to Fraser Ayres. In this exclusive NBC interview, you’ll hear his research into the zealot’s warmth, fervor, and anger, as well as his experiences on set and how he believes highlighting the human stories in this show appeals to everyone, regardless of beliefs. Don’t miss this exciting interview with Fraser Ayres, and be sure to catch tonight’s explosive episode of A.D. The Bible Continues tonight at 9/8c!