Human Statue Bodyart creates The Last Supper set for The Bible - DVD and Blu-ray - 20th Century Fox release; The Rocks, Sydney, Australia

Human Statue Bodyart creates The Last Supper set for The Bible - DVD and Blu-ray - 20th Century Fox release; The Rocks, Sydney, Australia - 23rd October 2013


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Two international footballers and an X-Factor finalist will star in a professionally produced re-enactment of Da Vinci’s painting The Last Supper, in Sydney this morning, to celebrate the DVD release of the TV series The Bible. The re-enactment, produced by 20th Century Fox, will take place First Fleet Park, in The Rocks area of Sydney. X Factor 2013 finalist and devout Christian, Barry Southgate will assume the role of Jesus, while international Rugby League stars (and brothers), Jason & Paul Stevens (also ex-Sharks pastor) will play Biblical brothers, James & John. Remaining disciples will be portrayed by professional, ‘human statues’.

Special thanks to everone who assisted Human Statue Bodyart with the projects including:

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Swadlings Timber & Hardware

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Bunnings Warehouse

House Of Priscilla

Media Man

Sydney Harbour Foreshore Authority

About The Bible series

The story everyone knows, told like never before. An epic 10-hour television series produced by Roma Downey (Touched By an Angel) and Mark Burnett (The Voice, Survivor, Shark Tank, Celebrity Apprentice).

With more than 100 million TV viewers, from Executive Producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett comes The Bible — an epic 10-part miniseries retelling stories from the Scriptures for a whole new generation. Breathtaking in scope and scale, The Bible features powerful performances, exotic locales and dazzling visual effects that breathe spectacular life into the dramatic tales of faith and courage from Genesis through Revelation. This historic television event is sure to entertain and inspire the whole family.

DVD release
The series became the biggest-selling miniseries on DVD in its first week of release, and biggest on Blu-ray and Digital HD of all time. In its first week on home video, 'The Bible' series sold 525,000 copies. It was the fastest selling television show on DVD since 2008. A Blu-Ray version is also available via 20th Century Fox, which holds the home video rights due to its ties to its 1966 theatrical predecessor, The Bible: In the Beginning.

The Bible (TV miniseries)

The Bible is a television miniseries based on the Bible. It is produced by Roma Downey and Mark Burnett and was broadcast weekly between March 3 and March 31, 2013 on History. Burnett, best known for producing prime-time hit reality shows, considers the scripted 10-hour series to be the "most important" project he has undertaken. The project was conceived by Burnett and Downey, who are married, after watching Cecil B. DeMille's version of The Ten Commandments for the first time since childhood.

The series is Mark Burnett's first scripted project. In addition to Burnett and Downey, executive producers include Richard Bedser and History's Dirk Hoogstra and Julian P. Hobbs. The first episode of the mini-series was seen by 13.1 million viewers, the largest cable television audience of 2013 to date. The second installment continued "to deliver blockbuster ratings" for the network, attracting 10.8 million viewers. The third installment on March 17, 2013 was once again the No. 1 show on all of Sunday night television with 10.9 million total viewers. In addition, the series garnered 4.2 million adults 25–54 and 3.5 million adults 18–49. In total, with subsequent airings, 'The Bible' has been seen by more than 100 million viewers.

The series received three Emmy Award nominations for best miniseries, and sound editing and sound mixing on July 18, 2013.

Burnett has said that a three-hour theatrical film version, focusing on the resurrection of Jesus, is in the works. (Wikipedia)


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