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Timur Bekmambetov's Ben-Hur remake now slated for a 2016 release

Timur Bekmambetov 's remake of classic BEN-HUR just gained a couple of producers who know their way around a Biblical epic. Roma Downey and Mark Burnett, producers of recent cable hit THE BIBLE, have joined BEN-HUR in a similar capacity to help shepherd the movie to the big screen. Deadline reports that the MGM/Paramount film will serve more as a new adaptation of the original...
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New trailer for Son of God from The Bible mini-series producer's Mark Burnett and Roma Downey

After the massive success of The Bible TV miniseries from producer's Mark Burnett and Roma Downey , the plans were set in motion to expand the New Testament portion of the story into a feature film, with additional footage being added. Now, Twentieth Century Fox has picked up distribution for the film, which will get a theatrical release in February. The promotional campaign for...
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The Bible mini-series is being re-edited as a Christ-centric theatrical film called Son of God

Talk about milking it for every last drop. Mark Burnett and Roma Downey, who produced THE BIBLE for History Channel, are producing a film about Jesus Christ titled SON OF GOD which will be distributed by 20th Century Fox. The kicker? The film is essentially going to be a re-edit of the Jesus scenes from THE BIBLE along with deleted footage that didn't make it into the 20 hour...
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The sequel to The Bible is coming to NBC

I couldn't think of a witty joke title for the sequel to History's mini-series THE BIBLE. I considered BIBLE 2: CHRISTIAN BOOGALOO, BIBLE 2: JUDGEMENT DAY, or even THE RETURN OF THE LIVING DEAD. But, all of those are a little offensive so we will go with the real title: A.D.: BEYOND THE BIBLE. The Mark Burnett-produced mini-series had huge ratings (13 million viewers) and NBC sorely...
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