Director Darren Aronofsky’s Biblical epic “Noah” finally hits theatres this week, but the big-budget retelling of the Old Testament tale has been stoking controversy since it was first put into production.
Despite an A-list cast that includes Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, and Emma Watson -- not to mention the fact that it’s helmed by the critically-acclaimed director of “The Wrestler” and “Black Swan” -- studio Paramount seems very concerned about the potential flood of complaints against the film from religious moviegoers. In fact, the studio is so worried about how the film will be received by devout viewers they have started attaching the following disclaimer to trailers and other marketing materials:
"The film is inspired by the story of Noah. While artistic license has been taken, we believe that this film is true to the essence, values and integrity of a story that is a cornerstone of faith for millions of people worldwide. The biblical story of Noah can be found in the bookRead More »from Will ‘Noah’ offend religious moviegoers?