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Topic - Craig Detweiler
Millions of people disappear without a trace, leaving behind chaos and anarchy while a lone hero emerges to stand between mankind and the end of the world. For some, this is known as the Rapture, the preamble to the apocalypse. For Hollywood, it means a biblical blockbuster.
In the beginning, there was "The Bible," the most-watched cable TV show of 2013. Following its flood of faith-inspiring success are three Bible-based movies set to open in theaters this year.
"Maybe 20 years ago, young filmmakers wanted to tell stories for their own audience," said Mr. Detweiler, a screenwriter.
"For too long, Christian art has implied pale imitation," Mr. Detweiler said. "We're trying to get back to the days of the Renaissance, where the church was the patron of the finest art."