The "year of the Bible movie" continues apace with the unveiling of the first trailer for "Exodus: Gods and Kings," Ridley Scott's epic take on the Old Testament story of Moses leading his people to freedom from their ancient Egyptian oppressors.
In the trailer, which you can watch here, much is made of the once-fraternal relationship between Moses and Ramses, who "grew up together, close as brothers."
Things go south, however, when Moses and his people rise up and a cycle of deadly plagues descends upon Egypt. Then it's time, as Ramses says, to "see who's more effective at killing: you or me."
Scott is well-versed in sword-and-sandal drama and sweeping battle scenes, having directed such films as
He's also a wizard with visual effects, as