'Moses' by Ridley Scott Coming
ERIC SPITZNAGEL: You know what would be awesome? You need to make a film adaptation of a Bible story.
RIDLEY SCOTT: Oh, yeah.
ES: Maybe the Virgin birth? No movie's ever told that story with enough gloopy, viscous afterbirth.
RS: No, I've got something else in the works. I'm already doing it. It's called Moses.
ES: You're kidding.
RS: Seriously, seriously. It's going to happen.
ES: With all apologies to Charlton Heston, that sounds like it's going to be the most amazing film about Moses ever made.
RS: It is. I probably shouldn't have let that slip out. I'm not supposed to say anything.
ES: Who am I going to tell?
RS: It's definitely in the cards, though. What's interesting to me about Moses isn't the big stuff that everybody knows. It's things like his relationship with Ramses [II, the pharaoh]. I honestly wasn't paying attention in school when I was told the story of Moses. Some of the details of his life are extraordinary.
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Side Note: This isn't the only Moses project being developed though. Warner Bros. is working on one called Gods And Kings which Steven Spilerberg is supposed to direct. [GeekTyrant]