Jesus Returns to the Big Screen in 'Son of God'

Producer Mark Burnett and actress Roma Downey discuss their biblical blockbuster.
3:00 | 02/17/14

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latest biblical blockbuster from mark Burnett and Roma Downey. "Son of god" is hitting theaters. Our David Wright took us behind the scenes. Are you the son of god? I am. Blasphemer! Reporter: It's not a remake. But a resurrection. A biblical blockbuster like we haven't seen if years. Jesus hasn't been on the big screen in ten years. Reporter: "Son of god" due out at the end of the month. Hollywood has rediscovered religi religion. What led you to believe there needed to be a new vergts? It's a calling. Here's a movie that speaks to the people that attend church. But also, I think, a movie that is there for people that don't go to church. It's a love story, at its Essen essence. Reporter: Mark Burnett produced the movie with his wife, Roma Downey. She plays the virgin Mary. My son. It was pro foundprofoundly moving to step into the role. She was the mother of the son of god. She was also the mother of a son. Reporter: Mark Burnett known for reality shows. This thing that couldn't be further than reality TV. Is this redemption? Without the other shows, we probably wouldn't have gotten listened to. Reporter: The couple hads been spreading in the word in places movies normally don't market. In Houston this weekend, with pastor Joel Osteen. Several pastors announced they were taking over every screen in a megaplex. That is happening in Miami, in Oklahoma City. That's happening in -- Charlotte. Charlotte, North Carolina. New York City. God is moving. Things are happening that we never imagined. Reporter: For "Good morning America," David Wright, ABC news, Los Angeles.

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