Ridley Scott said he couldn't make a film starring "Mohammad so-and-so from such-and-such." But when his adaptation of "Killing Jesus" debuts this week, a Lebanese-born Muslim will star as Jesus.
(RNS) When you strip away the costumes, mythology, and mascara-wearing Egyptians monarchs, what do you really have? “Exodus” is a film about the birth of freedom. A people demands its rights. A leader screams out for redemption. Sound familiar?
Ridley Scott's epic film deviates from the biblical narrative in at least these 10 places.
On CNN, RNS' Jonathan Merritt discusses Exodus' race problem, which he believes may have contributed to its underwhelming opening weekend.
Why I hope this insane Bible story will be the only Bible film of 2015
"Exodus" director and lead actor discuss concerns religious moviegoers will undoubtedly have about some of the film's more controversial moments.
The big budget Bible film hits American theaters on Friday, but it faces a few significant hurdles to winning over religious audiences.
There's ANOTHER new Bible movie out, and I have some questions for God.