Will ‘Noah’ Film Radically Depart From the Biblical Story?

A screen shot of Noah's Ark (Image source: Paramount's YouTube)

 

 

There has been no shortage of controversy surrounding director Darren Aronofsky’s new film “Noah,” with some critics claiming that the movie might not stay true to the Biblical story. Expressing concern over the film’s contents, a Christian group has written an open letter to Hollywood addressing the debate and calling on Tinseltown to better court people of faith.

The letter, written by Chris Stone, founder of Faith Driven Consumer, a group that connects Christians with “faith-friendly” retailers, starts by noting that the core audience for “Noah” is embedded in the scores of Americans who are faith-driven in the decisions they make — an estimated 46 million American Christians who spend $1.75 trillion each year.

Stone wrote that his group’s information gathering and analysis of the news reports surrounding “Noah” has shown that faith-friendly audiences might not be too keen on the movie, specifically if it turns away from the Biblical narrative.

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