Moses to Get "300" Makeover! 


Holy Moses! The prophet's inspirational story will be re-told in "300" style! Much like the narrative of "The Ten Commandments," the new Moses film will start with the prophet as an infant to his adoption into the Egyptian royal family, all the way to his deliverance of the Hebrews from enslavement.

Peter Chernin is producing for 20th Century Fox. Adam Cooper and Bill Collage will write the script. The duo wrote a "Moby Dick" script with a comic book feel. "Wanted" director Timur Bekmambetov is attached to the project based on Herman Melville's classic, and may work on the film if "Wanted 2" doesn't materialize first.

As far as the Moses film is concerned, all the magical and mystical elements will be retained including the parting of the Red Sea. But this new version will also include new elements of Moses' life that the writers took from Rabbinical Midrash and other historical sources.

So Moses will get the CGI treatment similar to "300," which is fine, just don't give him a 6-pack stomach and a cod piece :happy

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