Ewan McGregor: First Pics from “Last Days in the Desert”

Posted Thursday February 6, 2014 12:25 PM GMT

He’s never been afraid of a challenge, and Ewan McGregor showed up in the desert outside Los Angeles for his latest role.

The “Moulin Rouge” hunk was wrapped up in middle-eastern garb and seated on the ground as he played a holy man in “Last Days in the Desert.”

Also starring Tye Sheridan, Ciaran Hinds and Ayelet Zurer, “Last Days in the Desert” is written and directed by Rodrigo Garcia.

Per the synopsis, “Ewan will play both a holy man and a demon on a journey through the desert who encounters a family struggling to survive — forcing the holy man to confront his own fate.”