While the Obama-esque image of Satan from Mark Burnett's History Channel mini-series The Bible is making headlines this morning, it's worth noting that the religious consultants on the project, at least the ones named in a TV Guide article on it, are a "Who's Who" of notorious evangelical homophobes:
Burnett and Downey approached History and struck a deal, which included a sizable CGI budget to bring state-of-the-art realism to the Great Flood, the parting of the Red Sea, God's destruction of...Read Full Story
Perhaps a higher power helped Mark Burnett on the set of The Bible, History’s miniseries that set a cable record of 13.1 million viewers for last Sunday’s premiere.
“I really believe what I’m going to tell you right now,” Burnett told Entertainment Weekly.“The hand of God was on this…. the edit came together perfectly, the actors came together perfectly, it just comes to life.”
Burnett also noted some bizarre occurrences while filiming such as high speed winds exactly when Jesus said, “The...Read Full Story
As the exec who oversaw Hearst's investment in Mark Burnett Productions, he shepherded History's hit miniseries "The Bible" as their first production together. read more
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The cable network and EP dismiss claims that the devil was cast for his similarity to the commander in chief, adding that they have "the highest respect" for the president. | hollywoodreporter.comRead Full Story
The goal of this show that Burnett says he expects is to expose the young audiences who, due to the lack of Bible studies in public schools, to "the best stories in history" of the Bible. His experience growing up in Europe was quite the opposite. He said...MORERead Full Story
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