Box office: Baby Alec Baldwin beats Beauty and the Beast

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An animated film beat two live-action remakes of animated films at the box office this week.

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Joseph and the amazing Technicolor animated film redux

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Three years ago, I noted that Elton John was collaborating with Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice on an animated film adaptation of Lloyd Webber and Rice’s biblical musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.

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Box office: Three new wide releases make less, combined, than Beauty and the Beast does in its second week

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Three new wide releases failed to beat a Disney musical at the box office this week.

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Netflix teams with Mark Burnett & Roma Downey on Messiah

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I’ve been wondering if streaming services like Netflix and Amazon would get around to hopping on the “faith-based” TV-series bandwagon. As of today, it seems the answer is “yes”, thanks to an upcoming collaboration between Netflix and the “faith-based” power couple Mark Burnett and Roma Downey, whose credits include the History Channel’s The Bible and NBC’s A.D. The Bible Continues.

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Box office: Beauty and the Beast has the sixth-best opening of all time, while The Shack cracks the “faith-based” Top 10

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A tale as old as time set a bunch of new records at the box office last weekend.

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Newsbites: Mary Magdalene! Chasing the Star! Jesus VR!

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Three quick items about three new Jesus films coming out later this year.

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