Downey graduated from the University of Santa Monicaand will graduate with a master’s degree in spiritual psychology in June .Roma went even further into her new age Catholic spirituality by teaming up with acclaimed psychic John Edwards and co-produced a CD for children to be used for meditation and enlightenment, while Edwards introduced the teachings of contacting the dead (necromancy).We caught up with Burnett to find out what attracted him to “Coupled” and what’s next. I really like that the show feels young and relevant, with the texting and the video sharing.(And we also found a topic he was less interested in discussing.) A condensed version of our chat follows. You’re watching the show and if someone is aware of modern American dating, it looks like real life…I was captured by their (Downey and Burnett) aggressive but subtle attempt to portray themselves as “believers”.
Read the full press release below: HOLLYWOOD, CA (April 25, 2014) – Mark Burnett and Roma Downey (Son of God) have joined Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures and Paramount Pictures’ Ben-Hur, it was announced today by Gary Barber, MGM’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer and Paramount Pictures.
Moreover, The Bible and Son of God producers Mark Burnett and Roma Downey have come aboard the project as producers, which could potentially mean the redo might bridge the gap between Hollywood tentpole and the recent flurry of successful faith-based features.
Based on Lew Wallace’s novel of the same name, Bekmambetov’s film focuses on the nature of faith as it follows a falsely accused nobleman who sets out to take vengeance on the best friend who betrayed him. Wallace’s novel was, of course, adapted to the big screen in 1959 by director William Wyler, and his Charlton Heston-led iteration went on to win 11 Academy Awards.
Posted: February 7, 2014 in HOT TOPICS, Uncategorized Tags: Bill Gaither, Billy Graham, Daystar, gcmwatch, Jason Crabb, Mark Burnett, Perry Stone, Roma Downey, TBN, The Bible movie, The Jim Bakker Show, it is not surprising if his servants also disguise themselves as servants of righteousness, whose end will be according to their deeds.” 2 Corinthians -14 What do you call someone who is a student of new age psychology and spiritualism? On the program, Jim and his wife Lori, were hosting their special guests Roma Downey and Mark Burnett as well as musical guest Jason Crabb.
It was such a weird mixture of evangelical mish-mash that I was lured in to watching the program myself to find out exactly gospel message altogether.