A new poster for Ben-Hur appeals to the Hispanic audience


There hasn’t been much news on the Ben-Hur front since last Monday’s update.

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Box office: Disney rules the box office with The Jungle Book in North America and Captain America overseas


The Jungle Book has reached the top, and it won’t stop — the “live-action” remake of Disney’s 1967 cartoon was the top draw at the box office for its third consecutive week, earning more this weekend than all the new releases combined.

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Religious motifs in the upcoming Alien and X-Men movies


Two quick notes about Alien: Covenant and X-Men: Apocalypse.

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Watch: A better look at the Devil (and a few spoilers?) in a longer version of the Last Days in the Desert featurette


Two days ago, I mentioned that very little footage from Last Days in the Desert had made its way online. Now I wonder if there might be too much footage out there.

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Of Kings and Prophets is still on the air in some countries


Of Kings and Prophets — the series about David, Goliath and other characters from the first book of Samuel — may have been cancelled last month in North America after only two episodes had aired, but it turns out the series is still playing overseas.

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The outfit behind Silence and the last couple of Malick films acquires the rights to Mark Millar’s American Jesus


Waypoint Entertainment announced today that it has acquired the movie rights to two comics written by Mark Millar — one of which, called American Jesus, concerns a 12-year-old boy who realizes that he is the Second Coming of Christ.

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