Eduardo Verástegui, explained the statue will be about 77 meters (252 feet) tall, and would be located in his native Mexico. The next tallest statue of Jesus in Rio de Janeiro is 30 meters tall.
Eduardo has enlisted the architect Fernando Romero will design it and it will be built in the state of Tamaulipas.
Mexico News Daily reports that it will also have an esplanade able to hold 10,000 people, with stores, restaurants, a hotel and an amphitheater.
The actor, Verástegui, is Catholic, also co-founded Metanoia Films to make ethical movies.
Eduardo, admits to a past life that was sinful and has converted and changed his outlook.
He told BeliefNet: “I made a promise to God that I would never use my talents again to do anything that would offend my faith, my family, or my Latino culture.”
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