“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.”
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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.
(RNS) Christian leaders, including megachurch pastors Rick Warren and Archbishop Thomas Wenski of Miami, plan to rent every screen in numerous multiplex theaters in 10 cities for the upcoming Jesus film, “Son of God.”
(RNS) Nearly 10 years after the blockbuster success of Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ,” which earned $611.9 million worldwide, studios are looking to the Good Book for good material.