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Ridley Scott To Direct Second Greatest Story Ever Told

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Ridley Scott Will Make A Moses Film

Move over Charlton Heston, there’s a new prophet in town!

From aliens terrorizing spaceships to self-empowered women driving their convertibles off a cliff, Ridley Scott has dealt with a plethora of different plots during his days of directing.

But now, on the heels of the successful Prometheus, he aims to tell a different kind of origin story.

According to Esquire, Scott’s next film will be Moses!!

And it won't be a biopic of Chris Martin and Gwyneth’s progeny, LOLz!!

This could actually be an action-packed Bible blockbuster!!

From oppressed Israelites fleeing Egypt, to entire seas being parted, and even heavy tablets inscribed with behavioral guidelines being carried up and down mountains — sounds like the makings of a decent Summer movie!

So who will he cast in the lead role??

Brad Pitt? Clint Eastwood? A holographic Heston? Chris Tucker???

U tell us who should play the part!!

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5 comments to “Ridley Scott To Direct Second Greatest Story Ever Told”

  1. 1

    Someone tell that girl she looks like a drunken stork. ALL YOU WOMEN on the red carpet — we think you look like idiots when you stand like that! Don't you look at the pics yourself? Can't you see how stupid that is?

  2. zach says – reply to this


    Either Mandy Patinkin or Ian McKellen would be good as Moses… except Mandy is totally _owning_ his character in Homeland — and it would be wierd not to see short, hairy-footed little people running around Ian.

  3. 3

    Didn't they already do a remake of the 10 commandments a few years ago? I think it was a mini series? I don't think anything can compare to the Charlton Heston version, it's a classic and a tradition to watch it in our house every year. I'd be curious to see what Ridley Scott can come up with, but most remakes stink!

  4. 4

    The awkward moment will come when he writes into the story a scene in which Miriam shaves her head, joins an all male military academy and fights an alien in space.

  5. Marlene Emmett says – reply to this


    Now this would be very interesting.
    Nobody has attempted to tell the story of the Exodus since 1959 & Cecil B. DeMille's
    "The Ten Commandmants" sure they've tried telling it via animation but not via a
    full film feature with live actors/actresses & a cast of thousands of extras????
    What studio would even back something like this????
    It may even have to be a multi studio film???
    And who would you cast as Moses??? Harrison Ford?
    Also I would hope that the only special effects that Ridley Scott would use are for the
    Plagues & parting of the Red Sea~ nothing else Please. Stay true to the Biblicial Story.
    Let the casting sessions begin.