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Well the ratings are.
-- for the History Channel -- miniseries the Bible.
The dramatization of the old and new -- has attracted more than ten million viewers in each of its first -- weeks.
The final two hours will be shown on Easter Sunday.
And find out what goes into making that great story of all time in joining me now is actor Darwin shop who plays saint Peter where she was the same backhand -- -- and -- Good how are you I'm fine Alyssa -- This is this is an incredible success are you surprised by the success of the Bible series.
Well I think we're all -- the people taking it so much to -- some time you're spending that determines the coming together -- somebody to push this as well as people.
Multnomah relations -- -- -- which is really thrilled.
Like making this up because he had no idea when you're making isn't filming and you know what -- success would be but what was it like.
It was is like a big family and remote peninsula redundant here produce Fisher.
They created a wonderful atmosphere which sort of set the bar that we felt that we were part of something which is going to grow.
They also like screened bits of what the -- films when we -- -- -- we realized.
Wow so this is what is gonna look like and that was kind of both.
Intimidate -- and also sort of really got everyone to raise that kind of.
You know playing Peter who is.
The major writer of the new testament.
I mean this is that this is that mrs.
when they had the Pope the -- you know he might or they say on this rock I will build my church.
Yeah I mean Marcus -- gospel is attributes -- when some through to -- restrictions.
But having that you anyways.
-- the church and first -- So that as an actress an amazing amazing thing to explore and you know he's so much of a human being and -- make mistakes.
And I feel very much that he was the -- is a few audience in the way we -- we experienced Jesus in the sheriff's.
Getting to do that it was wonderful how such a strong connection -- -- -- more the other plays Jesus.
From the crowd refiner to immigrant from there.
And I said Peter and I was thinking Paul and I sorry I said that because right immediately -- -- -- -- most of the investment.
Peter is a very mercurial character in this and how ones at that you could play him as sort of there's so many new wants -- -- his character wanna be better.
Exhibiting such incredible -- Well I think what.
I tried to do and also working very closely with the other terrorists try and find the real sense of humanity and characters.
So approaching every seem as if it you know trying to look at how would I respond to something similar happened -- today.
So trying to find the real truth to the stories which were very famous -- well -- but who can try and breathe some fresh life into it.
Hopefully we've we've.
At least than some think -- to -- people appreciate the story got.
Is this applicable soon people who were not Christians that means a lot and there a couple of people who come up to means that he that we didn't learn something about Bible.
And I -- Christian but I mean a larger scale that was as anecdotal little larger scale.
I absolutely think Sarah I mean it for stopped the Bible -- -- moment thinking for 2000 just.
So I think it's it's important IVRoots at least understand -- well -- -- the stories.
But also the end of the central themes of the Bible and -- of christianity have compassion and love on labor.
But I think that as a universal human thing and it's not a religious thing in terms of one group has that in their power and control of those things these.
Amazing things which.
Pool which help the world be a better place and and and I think I think which which really expresses them helps people come together I think it's a wonderful thing.
And you're -- temperature also doctor.
When where did they find you.
Well I I can ice and heavy lifting -- -- about ten years I started to in the sits in New York.
-- -- have come from a finger in the opener since since -- efficient like.
Everybody everybody like Israel Syrian regime from one thing you auction them off -- from my book.
Many different attitudes.
While clouds and it was what is your next project.
That's what you see maybe some who didn't open.
That's they -- that DVD comes out on Tuesday.
As a companion book scriptures.
-- -- -- in the they thought we should memento and a who's who's discovered during the process worth stores the Bible I'm stores and set.
Yeah there's -- -- one of the things of that which.
Hope to keep people interest and -- Well -- thank you very much for being here because it's really a fantastic series at darling shop thank you very much.
For being here -- the final two hours of the Bible is -- Sunday Easter -- -- -- Sunday's -- a.
-- wonderful -- from Israel into -- bring together -- of discretion to celebrate what is this really about.
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