All posts from “kings”

Newsbites: The classic tales reimagined edition!

May 17, 2009 11:37 PM

1. Kings, the TV series that puts a quasi-modernized spin on the biblical story of Saul and David, has definitely been cancelled, according to producer Bradford Winters. Only five of the show's dozen-or-so episodes have been aired so far, but...

Newsbites: The biblical and religious edition!

April 22, 2009 12:21 PM

1. Marlon Wayans has been hired to produce and star in the film version of The Year of Living Biblically. This is worrying, for two reasons: First, his surprisingly decent performance in Requiem for a Dream (2000) aside, Wayans is...

Newsbites: The quasi-biblical (or not) edition!

April 8, 2009 2:54 AM

1. The ratings for Kings, the TV series that modernizes the story of Saul and David, have not been very good -- so NBC has decided to move the show from its current Sunday-night slot to Saturday night, "where expectations...

Newsbites: The historical and biblical edition!

March 20, 2009 1:11 AM

1. Columbia Pictures has released a new trailer for the quasi-biblical comedy Year One, which opens June 19. (Slight warning: the trailer has just a wee touch of innuendo.) -- 2. The first episode of Kings, the quasi-modernized version...

Kings -- the interview's up!

March 15, 2009 1:14 AM

My interview with Michael Green, executive producer of the new TV series Kings, is now up at BC Christian News. The first episode airs Sunday night, and it's interesting on a number of levels, especially if you're a Bible-movie buff...

Kings makers discuss their series

February 26, 2009 8:38 PM

Kings, the TV series that quasi-modernizes the biblical story of Saul and David, premieres March 15. attended a screening of the pilot episode a few weeks ago and has a handy summary of some of the key characters and...