May I Suggest Daniel Day-Lewis as Moses?

Rumors have been rumbling, and now Twitch seems to be confident: Steven Spielberg appears to be in talks with Warner Brothers to direct a film about the life of Moses.

They say:

Scripted by Michael Green and Stuart Hazeldine the film aims to tell the entire story of Moses’ life, all the way from birth to death, which covers a great number of episodes – the freeing of the Hebrew slaves, the plagues in Egypt, receiving the ten commandments – each of which could easily fill their own film.

Here’s the full report, and here’s a link to the original rumblings at Deadline.

My review of the career of Steven Spielberg, which mentions this possibility, was turned in to Christianity Today a while ago, and it’ll be available soon. But maybe I should try to get a last-minute revision turned in…

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Jeffrey Overstreet departed the Patheos network in order to escape click-bait advertisements that were offending him and his readers. He will re-launch Looking Closer at lookingcloser.org soon. He is the author of The Auralia Thread, a four-volume fantasy series that begins with Auralia's Colors, and a memoir of "dangerous moviegoing" called Through a Screen Darkly. He teaches creative writing and film studies; speaks internationally about art and faith; served as Writer-in-Residence at Covenant College; and is employed by Seattle Pacific University as a project manager, copyeditor, and writer.


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