Mark Burnett Cutting a Version of ‘The Bible’ for Movie Theaters

Apr 23, 2013  •  Post A Comment

History’s popular 10-part miniseries "The Bible" may soon be playing at your local movie house, with producer Mark Burnett telling The Hollywood Reporter’s Live Feed that he’s cutting a movie version.

The project is "a three-hour version of Jesus and [we have] many, many offers from theaters globally," Burnett said. The big focus of the edited film version would be the Resurrection, the story says. He’s targeting a fall release.

"The Bible" premiered with 13.1 million viewers in early March and ended on Easter Sunday with 11.7 million viewers. Burnett credited God with the success.

"It’s a God voice," Burnett said. "It’s clearly a calling; clearly, we felt it was something we had to do, and too many things happened to explain it any other way. It’s a juggernaut, and it’s not going to slow down."

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  1. I only caught five parts of this series.
    It was ten hours long. Not ten parts to the series.

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