Risen is the first of next year’s Jesus movies to get a poster


There are three movies about Jesus coming out in the first three months of next year. Two of them have trailers already. Now one of them has a poster.

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Interview: Stephen Kendrick (War Room, 2015)


Stephen Kendrick and his brother Alex made waves in a big way when their second film, Facing the Giants, grossed $10 million nationwide despite being produced on a shoestring by an almost all-volunteer crew. Their next two films were even bigger successes, and now their fifth film — War Room, produced for a reported $3 million — has earned over $50 million in its first four weeks. It has also earned a place in the history books as the first Evangelical Christian movie to be #1 at the box office.

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Full of Grace, a movie about the Virgin Mary set one decade after the gospels, is coming to theatres early next year


Deadline reports that Cinedigm has acquired North American rights to Full of Grace, a film that is set during the “final earthly days” of the Virgin Mary.

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Watch: Sean Bean and his Roman soldiers go looking for Jesus in the first trailer for The Young Messiah


The first trailer for The Young Messiah, the film based on Anne Rice’s novel Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt, is here. Check it out below the jump.

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Exclusive: Two clips on the making of The Gospel of John


The Gospel of John comes to DVD next month, and today Lionsgate released two new clips from the disc’s bonus features, showing how the filmmakers drew out the drama implicit in the text and also how they built first-century Jerusalem in a computer.

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Watch: Our first look at The Young Messiah, based on Anne Rice’s Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt


When did Jesus come to realize that he was different from other children? How did his parents teach him about his unique relationship to God the Father? These and other questions are explored in The Young Messiah, the upcoming film adaptation of Anne Rice’s Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt, and Focus Features has just released our first look at the film and the people who made it. Check it out below the jump.

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