A minor controversy occurred when some viewers believed that Satan (played by Mohamen Mehdi Ouazanni) was portrayed to look similar to President Barack Obama. Executive producer Mark Burnett explicitly denied this. Ouazanni's scenes were deleted from the condensed feature film version, Son of God (2014).
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The production consulted 47 theological advisers, including Rick Warren, the pastor of Los Angeles' Saddleback Church, and one rabbi.
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A shorter, edited version of the mini-series will be released as a feature film.
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Roma Downey, who performed as Mary in this television miniseries, worked as executive producer alongside her husband. She previously portrayed an angel named Monica on Touched by an Angel (1994).
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Portuguese actor Diogo Morgado who plays Jesus is a well known actor in Portugal by his characters in soap operas and he has played the role of Oliveira Salazar (a Portuguese dictator that ruled Portugal for 40 years) in a miniseries called The Private Life of Salazar (A vida privada de Salazar).
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Paul Knops and Darcie Lincoln who portrayed Adam and Eve in this television miniseries are both British models in real life.
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In this production, Satan's second temptation as depicted in Matthew's Gospel account is set on a mountain rather than the Temple of Jerusalem.
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Robert Powell previously performed as Christ Jesus in the television miniseries "Jesus of Nazareth".
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