Monday, March 16, 2009

Too much to tell

(by Megan Basham for World Magazine)

This month, NBC is launching an ambitious new series, Kings, it hopes will revitalize its faltering ratings (the network currently comes in last place among ABC, CBS, and Fox overall). Heroes producer Michael Green created the hour-long drama, a modern retelling of the life of King David, after he took a trip to visit his mother in Israel.

However, he warns that while the series is based on the Bible, audiences may find that it's not the same David they're familiar with. And certain elements are already stirring up a storm on the web. I chatted with Green recently about the show, some of the controversies it presents, and what viewers can expect.

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