Watch: The first trailer for the Lumo Project’s adaptation of The Gospel of Luke, now available on DVD in the UK
Time for another snippet from SlashFilm’s interview with Ben-Hur director Timur Bekmambetov. Last week he said the film will be “a realistic, deep drama” that uses a “very grounded” style of filmmaking. In today’s snippet, he talks about how that approach will apply to the story’s famous chariot-race sequence.
It has been three years since The Bible aired on the History Channel, and the franchise keeps on ticking. Two years ago, to promote the big-screen spin-off Son of God, the producers organized a concert tour that combined footage from the film with live music by Christian musicians — and that tour has become an annual tradition.
Box office: God’s Not Dead 2 and Batman v Superman both perform below (their not-high-to-begin-with) expectations
It was a weekend of setbacks for “faith-based” films and superhero movies.