This publicity image released by History shows Diogo Morcaldo as Jesus, right, in a scene from "The Bible," on History. The producers of the cable TV miniseries on the Bible say Internet chatter that their Satan character resembles President Barack Obama is "utter nonsense." Mark Burnett and Roma Burnett said Monday the Moroccan actor who played Satan in the History channel series has played Satanic characters in other Biblical programs long before Obama was elected president. (AP Photo/History, Joe Alblas)
The Cricket’s Daily 3: Apologizing for ‘Armageddon,’ sort of
By Sean P. Means
| The Salt Lake Tribune
First Published Apr 23 2013 09:07 am • Last Updated Apr 24 2013 09:17 am
Here’s what’s going on today in pop culture:
• Michael Bay apologizes for "Armageddon." Well, it’s a start. Now if he’ll apologize for the "Transformers" movies. [/Film]
• Producer Mark Burnett is planning to release a three-hour cut of his 10-part TV miniseries "The Bible" in theaters this fall. The truncated version will mostly deal with the New Testament, and Jesus’ story. [The Hollywood Reporter]
• Folk legend Richie Havens, who famously was the opening act at Woodstock, has died at the age of 72. [MTV.com]
Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
About Reader Comments
Reader comments on sltrib.com are the opinions of the writer, not The Salt Lake Tribune. We will delete comments containing obscenities, personal attacks and inappropriate or offensive remarks. Flagrant or repeat violators will be banned. If you see an objectionable comment, please alert us by clicking the arrow on the upper right side of the comment and selecting "Flag comment as inappropriate". If you've recently registered with Disqus or aren't seeing your comments immediately, you may need to verify your email address. To do so, visit disqus.com/account
. See more about comments here.