In an announcement exclusive to VARIETY Roma Downey and Mark Burnett are sharing the news that they have struck a deal with 20th Century Fox to release a film about Jesus derived from their epic mini-series “The Bible” that aired earlier this year on The History Channel.
In an email from Roma Downey she said that the film will run for 2 hours and 15 minutes and it will officially be in movie theaters in early 2014.
“The movie tells of the birth, death and resurrection of The Lord. We will be arranging screenings for you.
“We know It will open hearts and touch lives all over the USA and the world. We are thrilled to have concluded an agreement with Fox to distribute the movie. Having a huge global Studio behind the movie is fantastic.
“The story of the Son of God will reach millions of more people in 2014!!!!”