Saturday, February 07, 2009


"Barbara Nicolosi has been rewriting Benedict Fitzgerald's screenplay MYRIAM, MOTHER OF THE CHRIST, renaming it MARY, MOTHER OF CHRIST." Nov 24 2008, Matt Page, Bible Films Blog
"MGM has acquired North American distribution rights to MYRIAM, MOTHER OF THE CHRIST, the biblical story of Mary. The screenplay is written by Benedict Fitzgerald, who penned THE PASSION OF THE CHRIST." Jan 23 2009, Hollywood Reporter

"Camilla Belle will star as the titular character and will be joined by Jonathan Rhys Meyers in the dual roles of Gabriel and Lucifer and Peter O'Toole as Symeon. Al Pacino and Jessica Lange are in talks to play Herod and Anna the Prophetess. Argentine helmer Alejandro Agresti (Valentin, The Lake House) is directing the film, which begins lensing in Morocco in May. MGM plans to release the film wide in 2,000-plus theaters Apr 2 2010, which coincides with Good Friday. Media 8 Entertainment will introduce the project at the European Film Market in Berlin." Feb 6 2009, Variety

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