Skip to comments.‘Bible’ Miniseries ‘Son of God’ Cuts Satan Scenes Featuring Obama Lookalike
Posted on 02/17/2014 3:09:57 PM PST by Rio
Son of God producers Mark Burnett and Roma Downey have cast Satan out of their upcoming Biblical epic about Jesus Christ, an individual familiar with the 20th Century Fox project has told TheWrap.
Son of God is a reshaped version of last years hit History Channel miniseries The Bible, which co-starred Mohamen Mehdi Ouazanni as Satan. Burnett and Downey came under fire last year because Ouazanni bears a striking resemblance to President Barack Obama, though the producers said at the time that the casting controversy was unintentional and merely coincidental.
Someone made a comment that the actor who played the devil vaguely resembled our president, and suddenly the media went nuts, Downey said in a statement Monday. The next day, when I was sure everyone would only be talking about Jesus, they were talking about Satan instead. For our movie, Son of God, I wanted all of the focus to be on Jesus. I want his name to be on the lips of everyone who sees this movie, so we cast Satan out. It gives me great pleasure to tell you that the devil is on the cutting room floor.
20th Century Fox will release Son of God on Feb. 28. The 10-hour miniseries has been pared down to two hours, which meant sacrificing Satans scenes to focus on Jesus.
The end of February has proven to be a lucrative time of year for faith-based movies, as The Passion of the Christ earned $125 million in its first five days after opening on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2004.
It gives me great pleasure to tell you that the devil is on the cutting room floor, said producer Roma Downey
They capitulated on S&G, too, right?
Maybe we should just be happy there was a series on TV explicitly centered around the Bible and that was the only call for editing it that was received. Thanking goodness for life’s small favors and what not.
he didn’t want to wear his horns that day, is all....
So lucrative that they waited 10 years for a follow-up film.
A 10 hr. miniseries cut down to 2 hrs?????
They kept all the action scenes in.
Maybe they could replace those scenes with a Satan that looks like Hillary?
weelllllll... when the shoe fits, and all that, you know....
RE: Bible Miniseries Son of God Cuts Satan Scenes Featuring Obama Lookalike
But did the actor get paid??
I think that they have it wrong. Satan didn’t look like Obama. Obama looks like Satan.
(In Yodaspeak), “Disappointed I am.”
Will the ninja angels be allowed to stay as long as they’re not harming homosexuals?
The Devil threatened to sue for defamation.
That’s right cut the closet thing to reality in the whole series.
Obama can’t appear in a “Son of God” program, to the Leftist true believes he IS BETTER than God.
Calypso Louis and Jeremiah Wright proll’y told the producers they got it wrong, they should’a had white devils.
Looking forward to the “director’s cut” version.
Did they ever consider that maybe it’s Satan who looks like Obama?
If you believe that I have a nice one acre lot in the middle of the Okeefenokee Swamp I'd like to sell you.
I fear that the Obama look-alike actor's movie career days are numbered. Maybe some plastic surgery to look like Juan Williams would be useful to him if he wants to continue eating.
Darn. I was thinking of going to see it.
Maybe not now.
I think it was too big a distraction for liberals.
Thinking it is Obama, they kneel and kowtow before it.
But then, when they discover it is Satan, they kneel and kowtow before it.
Who complained-Obama or Satan?
Who else would Satan look like???
Deleting a black man’s scenes because of his looks? Sounds racist to me!
which meant sacrificing Satans scenes to focus on Jesus.
You atheists kill me. Always trying to disregard Jesus. I am thrilled that they are focusing on Jesus. My gosh they had to get rid of 8 hours and you would rather then get rid of Jesus. God bless your soul. I hope you change your ways.
A 10 hr. miniseries cut down to 2 hrs?????
You want to sit in a theater for 10 hours? You can, I will sit there for 2 hours thank you very much.
Darn. I was thinking of going to see it. Maybe not now.
Then don’t complain when they don’t make anything else that is conservative. You guys bitch all year and cry and throw tantrums about lack of good movies and now you spoiled brats are all poo pooling over a 10-hour mini series being cut to a 2-hour movie and are upset over the focus on Jesus. You guys are something else. I look forward to the complaining in the coming years because nobody goes to conservative movies so why make them. This is all your fault!!!!
Seems they could have gotten Obama to just play himself in the movie.
Then there’s the possibility he was on another vacation.
Like that poor rodeo clown down dere in Texas... although it may have enhanced the clown's career. :-O
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