January 24, 2007 04:19:51 GMT
MGM has secured the North American distribution rights to "Myriam, Mother of the Christ", the biblical story of Virgin Mary.
Making an inclination toward religious theme, MGM has successfully landed distribution deals to a biblical story of Mary titled "Myriam, Mother of the Christ" for North American region, The Hollywood Reported has learned.
Told from Mary's point of view, the picture is described to be a dramatic rendering of the key events in her life leading up to the birth of Jesus and the journey she undergoes with her family from Egypt to Nazareth after the death of King Herod.
No words yet on either director or cast members, but it is confirmed that "The Passion of the Christ" scribe Benedict Fitzgerald is in charge to pen the screenplay with an eye to release the film around Easter 2008.