Local magazine publishes rare modelling photos of Reeva Steenkamp taken just months before her death

Orlando Bloom reportedly jumped over a sofa to get to Justin Bieber after he provoked him at a restaurant

Oliver Stone's son converts to Islam

2012-02-15 16:02
 
Oliver Stone

Terhran - US filmmaker Sean Stone, son of Oscar-winning director Oliver Stone, converted to Islam on Tuesday in Iran, where he is making a documentary, he told AFP.

"The conversion to Islam is not abandoning Christianity or Judaism, which I was born with. It means I have accepted Mohammad and other prophets," he said in a brief telephone call from the central Iranian city of Isfahan, where he underwent the ceremony.

Ali

Sean Stone's famous father is Jewish, while his mother is Christian.

The 27-year-old filmmaker did not say why he converted.

According to Iran's Fars news agency, Sean Stone had become a Shiite and had chosen to be known by the Muslim first name Ali.

Sean/Ali Stone has acted in minor roles in several of his father's films, and has directed a handful of documentaries.

- AFP

Read more on:    oliver stone  |  iran  |  islam  |  christianity  |  movies  |  religion  |  celebrities

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
1 comment
Add your comment
Comment 0 characters remaining
 

Recent News

Pop sensation Lorde is pulling together the music for the next installment of The Hunger Games, due out in November, the film's producer has announced. Read More »
Add your review

Disney has just released the star studded trailer for Into the Woods and it is all kinds of awesome! Read More »
Add your review

inside channel 24

There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.