It’s odd to think we’re almost a month away from Darren Aronofsky‘s Noah, which will bring the biblical story to the big screen in what appears to be a weird and wondrous take on the material/truth of a man (played by Russell Crowe) who built an Ark to protect all of God’s creations from a flood.
Where the story of Jesus Christ, and incidents of his life, have been given the big screen treatment repeatedly, there haven’t been that many movie versions of Noah, with his story more often portrayed on the small screen, where he’s been played by Lorne Green, Lew Ayres, Ben Vereen and (more recently) Jon Voight. You would think that might make audiences more excited to see this, but the film hasn’t been building awareness or interest as successfully as Mel Gibson‘s The Passion of the Christ did. Here’s the latest international trailer:
Maybe Christian audiences aren’t as enthused because seeing this story on the big screen may make it come across as less believable, or perhaps it’s that Aronofsky doesn’t seem be approaching this with the same seriousness or fealty as Mel Gibson did. Regardless, it should be an interesting film. Noah also stars Jennifer Connelly, Emma Watson and Ray Winstone, and is scheduled to hit theaters March 28.
Will you see Noah?