What is this “Untitled Biblical Comedy” being shot in May?


I don’t subscribe to Production Weekly — it costs $60 per month, and that’s in American currency — but I do skim their list of contents every now and then, and I see that today’s installment has an entry for an “Untitled Biblical Comedy”.

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Spielberg and Rylance reunite for a film about interfaith tensions at a pivotal moment in Catholic history


Religion has been a recurring theme in Steven Spielberg’s films.

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Risen and The Young Messiah are coming to Blu-Ray


Risen and The Young Messiah — two movies that take place at opposite ends of Jesus’ earthly life — are still playing in theatres here and there, but the films have basically finished their theatrical runs. That means it’s time for their home video release.

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Paramount shows exhibitors some more Ben-Hur footage


Paramount promoted its upcoming films at CinemaCon yesterday, and one of them, of course, was the upcoming remake of Ben-Hur, which comes out August 19.

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Watch: Last Days in the Desert star Ewan McGregor invites you to an evening of film, music and conversation


Last Days in the Desert, which stars Ewan McGregor as both Jesus and the Devil, is officially coming to theatres on May 13. But first it’s going to have an evening of special screenings that will combine the film with music and a bit of conversation.

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Ben-Hur release date gets bumped to a later week in August


Uh-oh. Deadline is reporting that the new version of Ben-Hur — which was once going to come out February 26 — has been bumped from its August 12 release date.

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