Coming Soon: A Resurrection Blockbuster

Filmmaker Kevin Reynolds, best known for directing Robin Hood, Waterworld and the Hatfields & McCoys miniseries, will reportedly be directing a new Gladiator-style epic about the origins of Easter. Here’s how The Hollywood Reporter describes Resurrection:

Resurrection tells of the first 40 days after the resurrection of Jesus through the agnostic Roman centurion charged by Pontius Pilate to investigate rumors of a risen Jewish messiah and locate the missing body of Jesus of Nazareth in order to subdue an imminent uprising in Jerusalem. The centurion meets the Apostles and other historical and biblical characters, and as he continues his investigations, his beliefs are altered.

There’s no word yet on who will star in the Bible-set mystery, but Reynolds is known for his collaborations with Kevin Coster …

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