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-- the story nearly everyone knows about told like never before an epic ten part miniseries brings to life.
The Bible retelling stories from the scripture for -- whole new generation.
The series which began airing earlier this month will have its finale on Easter Sunday before the special comes to a close our own Michael -- sat down with a few cast members.
But to get a sense of the show and its success hey Michael hey thanks and we will that's right guys that more than ten million viewers have tuned into the Bible.
When I talked to do ya know more about a woman -- -- Darwin so I asked them what it was like to be part of such a huge project.
I've started this almost four years ago with my husband mark for -- Began with a prayer we wanted to bring the story to the screen we know the Bible's book of changes lions.
And it's just spend an amazing.
Amazing journey as we lead into this Easter Sunday episode.
We're hoping that families will gather around the TV to -- elevate the Marico that is eastern on the history on Sunday night.
Well I will be there -- -- you played Jesus you know we have a show here on fox called American Idol a lot of people talking about your performance in this are you.
Please but don't -- all the buzz.
Of course I mean since this is -- this is how outstanding the fact that I mean as an actor and obviously I.
-- -- is always to touch people's.
Souls and hearts.
When the best story ever in this system -- this is Jesus Christ is present.
It's not a role it's -- bigger and it's it's alive.
So the fact that I I had -- -- Doing something behind them.
For me it's just overwhelming and I'm so grateful for this opportunity is just.
Amazing the feedback that -- we're having everything we were hoping that people what would be.
Glad intending him but this is this this is.
Yeah so great and then -- And you know and these guys have become such good friends and you really see they had their friendship on screen you know the energy -- screen came on screen.
Definitely does and you know.
Speak of American not -- you guys have been beating them in the ratings each week the last couple weeks are you surprised that the success going.
I mean which which -- I mean when when we started doing this project to east you don't really think about whether shares can be successful it was against Norway just.
You know you just putting going to wrench into trying to bringing these figures to life and trying to bring as much truth and and it's you know humanity -- so if people are -- met him during that then we're thrilled.
You know -- the people are talking about the success like it happened out of nowhere in under signaling -- husband actually started laying the ground worst of this.
Before the premiere going around the country traveling to do is different churches.
How tell us a little bit about the marketing of it.
Well you know we we have been so grateful to -- partnership and friendship.
Faith leaders all around the country -- one of the beautiful aspects of the Bible series has been that we've been able to.
Bring people together from all -- that we've had endorsements from many denominations.
The Protestants and baptists and Catholics and and we've made such good friends with Rick Warren -- -- and and the cardinal world and -- -- hi people -- mean it's just been an extraordinary coming together to find this one voice you know Michael what we wanted to create here.
Was a great big feast of faith and love and every what every one was invited to the tape -- Grassroots marketing at it's best -- can catch my entire interview with the cast of at fox news magazine dot com.
And for the latest celebrity buzz you can -- in a Twitter at fox like Michael.
The ratings have been remarkable huge remarkable by the end of it tomorrow night they're expecting at least over a hundred million people have to -- that -- -- -- -- and I was playing with a history channel's -- -- iPad app last night -- you can get a sneak peek of tomorrow night's episode for free on the iPad app which is a free app by the way and this afternoon America's these headquarters to piggyback on -- -- -- -- -- in my beyond the -- series of focus when.
Mark Burnett and Roma Downey talked to them at the American by guess -- before they left it in for the launched in different tests -- fantastic people I didn't our thanks so much a shy guys are having a happy Easter itself.
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