First Look At Ridley Scott’s Exodus

Ridley Scott's Exodus

Next year sees a brace of Biblical epics, starting with Darren Aronofsky’s Noah and finishing with Ridley Scott’s Exodus, a retelling of the story of Moses, with Christian Bale stepping into Charlton Heston’s massive sandals as the prophet and exodus-leader.

Moses was found, traditional has it, as a baby in the bullrushes, abandoned by a desperate mother when the then-Pharaoh ordered the murder of male newborns among his slaves. Found by the Pharaoh’s daughter, he was raised with the royals, alongside the future Rhamses II (Joel Edgerton here). But a burning bush speaking with the voice of his people’s god convinced Moses to lead the Israelite slaves to freedom, leading to the parting of the Red Sea and a 40-year trek through the desert.

Exodus also stars Aaron Paul, Sigourney Weaver, Ben Kingsley, John Turturro and Indira Varma.

Thanks to EMPIRE

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