A movie adaptation of author Anne Rice's novel Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt, which follows Jesus' life as a young boy, is set for theater release a week before 2016's Easter Sunday.
"I know I'm one very controversial author, but my novel Christ the Lord, Out of Egypt has a special place in my heart. And I'm profoundly grateful for the large audience of Catholics, Protestants and others – that has embraced the book over the years," Rice wrote on her Facebook page.
The Hollywood Reporter announced on Thursday that Focus Features will release the movie, based on the 2005 best-selling book, the Wednesday before Easter Sunday. The plot depicts the life of a 7-years-old Jesus and his struggle with being the son of God. more >>
Alexandra Ship, the actress newly selected to portray Aaliyah in an upcoming Lifetime networks biopic, is praying to God amid serious backlash she is receiving for taking the role.
While Aaliyah's family has publicly spoken out against the small screen film, Zendaya Coleman backed out of starring in the film because of it. Now, it seems Shipp,23, is taking on more than just the role of Aaliyah, but the anger of fans of the late singer who believe they are not honoring her memory.
Shipp took to Twitter to ask God for help in the situation. more >>
Yaya DaCosta is admitting that she has stepped away from social media after agreeing to portray Whitney Houston in an upcoming Lifetime networks biopic.
DaCosta, 31, is currently filming scenes for Houston's biopic which is coming to the small screen next year. Houston, the 48-year-old recording artist and actress, died in 2012.
While DaCosta's transformation into Houston is making its way to several media platforms, she has made a conscious decision not to log onto Twitter or Facebook to see people's reaction while filming. more >>
"The Amazing Spider-Man" spin-off film "Sinister Six" will have a release date of November of 2016, according to reports.
The movie will be released before "Amazing Spider-Man 3" which is now expected to hit theaters on an unspecified date in 2018, according to a report from Variety. Sony Pictures president Doug Belgrad commented on the change in plans.
"With Sinister Six in the hands of writer-director Drew Goddard, we feel extremely confident placing the film on a prime date in 2016," he said. more >>
The tallest man in Canada, 7'8 tall Jerry Sokolosky, has been chosen to play Philistine warrior Goliath in the upcoming "David and Goliath" movie. Director Tim Chey explained that the filmmakers did not want to use a CGI imitation for the part.
"Jerry was a tremendous blessing," Chey said in a press release. "We didn't want to create a CGI imitation like 'The Incredible Hulk' and so our casting directors set out to find the biggest guy and he's very big."
The $50 million biblical epic, set for an early 2015 nationwide theater release, wrapped up principal photography in North Africa and in studios in London earlier in July, and is currently in post-production in Los Angeles. more >>
Jada Pinkett Smith, the 42-year-old actress who shares two famous children with her actor husband 45-year-old Will Smith, is revealing her unconventional way of teaching their daughter Willow,13, about date rape.
After the rape of a 16-year-old girl became the subject of a meme that went viral, Jada revealed her 20-year-old niece was recently given a date rape drug. While she thanked God that her niece was not harmed, the actress used the experience as a lesson for her own daughter.
She made sure that her niece sat down with Willow to detail the experience, and explained her reason for doing so. more >>