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Anne (Interview with a Vampire) Rice's book Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt to be made into a film

Novelist Anne Rice'S 2005 book Christ the Lord: Out of Egypt  (Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, a division of Random House, Inc)which imagines Jesus at the ages of 7-8 is being made into a film slated for release sometime in 2013.

 Rice originally had a movie deal with Good News Holdings, but that fell apart in 2009, and the project was shelved indefinitely. But after watching The Stoning of Soraya M, Rice felt like she'd found the right person to bring her story to the silver screen: American writer-director Cyrus Nowrasteh.

Rice, who has had other books (most notably 1994's Interview with a Vampire) turned into films.

On July 29, 2010, Rice famously denounced Christianity on her Facebook page, writing, "Today I quit being a Christian. I'm out. I remain committed to Christ as always but not to being 'Christian' or to being part of Christianity..." She later clarified that "my faith in Christ is central to my life. My conversion from a pessimistic atheist lost in a world I didn't understand, to an optimistic believer in a universe created and sustained by a loving God is crucial to me. But following Christ does not mean following his followers. Christ is infinitely more important than Christianity and always will be, no matter what Christianity is, has been, or might become."( Source,Christianity Today)

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