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By Brandon Jones On Thursday, November 19th, 2015
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‘Ben-Hur’ delayed til August 2016, ‘Risen’ moves up to a February release

MGM and Paramount Pictures have moved the release of Ben-Hur by nearly six months — from Feb. 26 to Aug. 12. This opened up the date for Risen, another faith-based project, to move up and upon in theaters. After More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, April 4th, 2015
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‘AD: The Bible Continues’ preview: Mark Burnett, casting changes

Debuting appropriately on Easter Sunday on NBC, the latest Bible-based epic from Mark Burnett and Roma Downey A.D. The Bible Continues, will face a very busy April 5 with the return of Mad Men on AMC, the debut More...

By Guest Author On Thursday, April 2nd, 2015
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‘Killing Jesus’ is all history without the ‘moving’ religious experience

TV and movie productions of a religious theme are common during the Lenten season. One expects these to focus on a religious theme, but Killing Jesus (airing on the National Geographic Channel) is different. The More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
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‘Killing Jesus’ star Haaz Sleiman discusses playing Jesus, the story which ‘transcends all’

Actor Haaz Sleiman was born in Lebanon, grew up in a Muslim home and has the extraordinary opportunity of getting to play Jesus Christ in National Geographic’s Killing Jesus. Haaz spoke with Dispatch Radio More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 25th, 2015
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Writer Walon Green explains adapting ‘Killing Jesus,’ decisions and goals

National Geographic drops their new film Killing Jesus, based on the book by Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard, on Sunday at 8pm. The film’s writer Walon Green spoke with Dispatch Radio about the film, More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, March 16th, 2015
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Christian Cinema ‘Movie Madness’: ‘Son of God’ and ‘Heaven is for Real’ out as ‘Narnia’ tops ‘LOTR’ franchise

In the vein of the NCAA basketball tournament, ChristianCinema.com put together a movie bracket of faith-based films, particularly those available for purchase through the site. Now the group of 64 has been reduced More...

By The Dispatch On Friday, May 30th, 2014
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‘Son of God’ Blu-Ray, DVD set for June 3 release

PRESS RELEASE: This Tuesday, June 3, 2014 the film of Jesus’ life, entitled ‘SON OF GOD’ will be released on Blu-ray & DVD by 20th Century FOX Home Entertainment starring Roma Downey, Diogo More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, May 3rd, 2014
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Abbie Cobb talks ‘Moms’ Night Out,’ playing ‘90210’ ‘American Horror Story’ and ‘Warriors’

This year has proved to a highly successful one for faith-based films like God’s Not Dead, Heaven Is For Real and Son of God. Now the latest is a family friendly comedy titled Moms’ Night Out and star More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, April 28th, 2014
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MGM hires Mark Burnett, Roma Downey to produce ‘Ben-Hur’ remake

The character made famous by Charlton Heston will be back. Paramount, MGM have hired The Bible, Son of God creators Mark Burnett and Roma Downey to produce a remake of the classic Ben-Hur. “We are thrilled More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, March 26th, 2014
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Margi McCombs, American Bible Study, offers tips to discuss Jesus Christ with kids

While the American Bible Society released the Five Tips For Talking to Kids About the Story of Jesus ahead of Son of God, there are several faith based films landing in theaters, so The Global Dispatch/Dispatch More...

By Brandon Jones On Sunday, March 23rd, 2014
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‘Divergent’ tops box office, ‘God’s Not Dead’ and ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ strong turnout

The blockbuster teen thriller Divergent opened strong, but far from a record, with Muppets Most Wanted disappointed with $16.5 in a distant second place. Two Indy films, God’s Not Dead and The Grand Budapest More...

By Stephen Nevets On Sunday, March 2nd, 2014
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Liam Neeson, ‘Non-Stop’ edges out ‘Son of God’ to top box office, ‘Frozen’ hits $1 billion

The Oscar weekend saw Non-Stop and Son of God battling for the top spot, dethroning The LEGO Movie‘s three week run at the box office winner. Disney’s Frozen crossed the $1 billion worldwide box office More...

By Brandon Jones On Friday, February 28th, 2014
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‘Son of God’ review: Life of Christ, miracles brought to big screen in a big way

The spin-off from the popular miniseries The Bible, Son of God, focuses entirely on the life of Jesus and the Christian community is rallying behind the film to get strong box office numbers to build momentum. Fans More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, February 22nd, 2014
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‘Son of God’ has pre-sold half a million tickets to religious groups across the US

History Channel’s The Bible was such a massive hit that creators have spun off a motion picture to land in theaters next week. Reports across the Internet confirm massive efforts to pre-buy and give away tickets. Compassion More...

By Laura Jones On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2013
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NBC acquires rights to Mark Burnett sequel to ‘The Bible,’ titled ‘AD: Beyond the Bible’

Executive producer Mark Burnett’s miniseries The Bible was a massive ratings hit on the History Channel when it aired this past March, and now NBC hopes to replicate that success with a sequel series. THR reports More...

By Brandon Jones On Wednesday, June 12th, 2013
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Mark Burnett gives update on ‘The Bible’ movie, saying they finished recutting Jesus part of film

Mark Burnett revealed that he has made progress on the upcoming movie version of the popular television miniseries The Bible. Burnett was a speaker at Produced By, where he spoke with Producers Guild of America National More...

By Laura Jones On Thursday, April 25th, 2013
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Mark Burnett confirms ‘The Bible’ adaptation for theatrical release

While there was a call from fans to see The Bible on the big screen, creator Mark Burnett confirmed the History Channel miniseries will be recut for a three-hour theatrical release. Burnett revealed the news this More...


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