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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The death of Herod, and Antipas’s response, in two films

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One of the fun things about watching Jesus films is noting the parallels between them, and wondering if the older films inspired the newer films in any way.

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Watch: Six new clips give us one last look at Killing Jesus

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Missed your chance to see Killing Jesus tonight? Want to revisit a scene or two? No worries — several new clips from the film were released over the last few days, and you can watch them all, or at least follow the links to them, below the jump.

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Exclusive: My interview with Killing Jesus star Haaz Sleiman, plus a mini-review of the film

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A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of attending the world premiere of Killing Jesus at the Sun Valley Film Festival and speaking to Haaz Sleiman, the actor who plays Jesus. We had met before when I visited the set last year, but back then he still had certain crucial scenes to film, including the crucifixion, whereas when I spoke to him in Sun Valley, he and I had both just seen the completed film for the first time.

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