Watch: Five videos on the Lumo Project and its word for word adaptation of The Gospel of John

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The Lumo Project’s word-for-word adaptation of The Gospel of John debuted on Netflix a few months ago, but I’ve been so busy keeping track of various other projects since then that I haven’t had a chance to write my review of it yet.

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Ben-Hur begins its four-month shoot at Cinecitta Studios

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Timur Bekmambetov’s remake of Ben-Hur has apparently finished shooting exteriors in southern Italy and has now moved on to the next phase of its production: a four-month shoot at Cinecitta Studios in Rome. This is the same studio where the famous 1959 version of the story starring Charlton Heston was shot.

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Clavius gets a new title — Risen — and a release date!

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Clavius has come full circle.

The film, which stars Joseph Fiennes as a Roman officer who goes looking for the body of Jesus, seems to have grown out of a project that began eight years ago under the title Risen: The Story of the First Easter. Two years ago, the film was called Resurrection, and then, last year, it became Clavius. And now, according to a press release that arrived in my inbox today, the film is called Risen again.

More significantly, the film now has a distributor and a release date.

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Exclusive: Mark Burnett and Roma Downey on “resetting” their take on the Bible in A.D.: The Bible Continues

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The Bible was a huge success when it aired on the History Channel two years ago, and it was a huge hit again when it came out on DVD. It was even spun off into a big-screen movie, Son of God, that raked in $67.8 million worldwide despite having no marquee names and consisting almost entirely of footage recycled from the TV show.

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Is Hugh Jackman really starring in a movie about Saint Paul?

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Is this a genuine news story, or an April Fool’s Day story that leaked a day early?

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Killing Jesus and La Biblia set new ratings records

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Two Bible-themed shows did pretty well in the ratings these last few days.

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