VATICAN CITY (RNS) The actor kissed the pontiff’s hand and gave him a book of paintings by a Dutch painter whose works meld fantastic imagery with reality.
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“It’s never going to be trendy to be observant or religious in Hollywood circles,” said the Emmy-winning actress and neuroscientist Mayim Bialik.
“We didn’t make Sunday-school programming,” says Hollywood producer Mark Burnett. “We made stuff that was accurate to the Bible, but realistic, and didn’t feel like it had been made on a shoestring budget.”
PARK CITY, Utah (RNS) McGregor delivers a stand-out performance, and quipped that “somehow playing Satan came more naturally to me then playing Jesus.”
(RNS) “He said he wanted the message to reach everyone,” Jolie said. “He said to make faith and forgiveness universal.”
NEW YORK (RNS) The question is whether Hollywood can lure faith-based audiences with a story that’s based on faith but doesn’t pay much attention to it.
(RNS) “Left Behind” and “The Good Lie” both aim to attract a faith-based crowd, and they’ll both test Hollywood’s appetite for religion.
(RNS) “Noah” director Darren Aronofsky describes where he got the idea for the film, how he plans to respond to critics and why he focuses the film on themes of justice vs. mercy.
NEW YORK (RNS) The biblical narrative of the flood is a touchstone in many religious circles, a story that’s told and retold within Judaism, Christianity and Islam.