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David and Goliath to Get 300-Style Action Movie

Sunday school just got a whole lot of gratuitous slow-motion. The Hollywood Reporter reports that director Scott Derrickson (The Exorcism of Emily Rose) has come onboard to helm Goliath, which will take the famous David-and-Goliath Bible story and turn it into a 300-style adventure movie. This isn't the first time that the Bible and 300 have made for interesting Hollywood bedfellows: In 2007, director Drew Heriot compared his planned Jesus biopic to Zack Snyder's swords-and-Spartans saga. When will Adam and Eve get their chance to chuck speed-ramped spears? [HR]

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