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  1. 'Noah': Religious Leaders Who Supported 'Son of God' Not Planning Screenings for New Biblical Film

    1:58 pm 3/26/2014

    Some organizations that were strong supporters of the Mark Burnett- and Roma Downey-produced story about the life of Jesus aren't as enthusiastic about Paramount's movie inspired by the Genesis story.Read more

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  2. Box Office: 'Non-Stop' Tipped to Hijack Jesus Story 'Son of God'

    1:23 pm 2/28/2014

    Early Friday returns suggest the Liam Neeson action-thriller could narrowly prevail over the Christian film, but an upset is still possible. Read more

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  3. Inside 'Son of God' NYC Theater Take-Over: Faithful Viewers Cry, Repeat the Gospel at Screening

    10:26 am 2/28/2014

    At the first of a weekend of shows bought out by Christian nonprofit Q, the organization's founder and the movie's producers Mark Burnett and Roma Downey talk to The Hollywood Reporter about what it means to have advance support in New York.Read more

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  4. 'Son of God' Marketing Push Includes Legos, NASCAR and Plug From David Letterman (Video)

    5:32 pm 2/27/2014

    Filmmakers Mark Burnett and Roma Downey sent an email to tens of thousands of Christians on Thursday encouraging them to evangelize for the movie.Read more

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  5. 'Son of God': What the Critics Are Saying

    12:20 pm 2/27/2014

    Major critics take a dim view of the film expanding on the History Channel miniseries, noting that its "melodramatic emotionalism" is stiffling and "PG-13 rating is indefensible."Read more

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  6. Son of God: Film Review

    12:00 pm 2/27/2014

    The Christian film, based on Mark Burnett and Roma Downey's 10-hour miniseries, is directed by Christopher Spencer and zooms in on "The Bible" lead, Diogo Morgado.Read more

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  7. 'Son of God': Roma Downey Knew During 'Bible' Miniseries 'We Had Something Spectacular' (Video)

    11:31 am 2/26/2014

    Producers Downey and Mark Burnett talk to NBC's "Today" about transforming the hit History Channel program into a movie.Read more

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  8. 'Son of God' Courting Korean Americans

    3:54 pm 2/25/2014

    The film was screened with subtitles for 800 Korean faith leaders and journalists.Read more

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  9. 'The Voice': Usher's Blind Audition Strategy, Mark Burnett on Cee Lo Green's Exit

    12:28 pm 2/24/2014

    Burnett also spoke on the return of the Twitter #InstantSave, while Carson Daly commented on Christina Aguilera's show status: "What? She's pregnant?!"Read more

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  10. 'Son of God': Churches, Religious Groups Snap Up Almost 500,000 Tickets in Weeks Before Christ Film Debut

    9:18 am 2/20/2014

    Film charity Compassion International tells THR it bought 225,000 seats in 40 cities and Jerry Falwell's Liberty University is giving thousands of tickets away. Read more

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