The end is near — again! But this time it has more of a young-adult sensibility.
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Easter is on a lot of people’s minds right now — the Western churches celebrate it at the end of this month, while the Eastern churches, which are starting Lent next Monday, will celebrate Pascha, as we call it, on May 5 — so it’s not too surprising that the Hollywood Reporter posted a story last Friday noting that there at least four movies about the Resurrection of Jesus in the works. Two of them, however, have been in the works for so long that I actually blogged them years ago, and it’s open to question whether any of them will ever get made.
Take, for instance, The Resurrection, a project spearheaded by Left Behind co-author Tim LaHaye and written by Lionel Chetwynd, whose credits include Joseph (1995) and Moses (1995), two of the better movies in ‘The Bible Collection’.