Qatari firm in talks to make Prophet Mohammad film

November 1, 2009

mohammadA film about the Prophet Mohammad backed by the producer of “The Lord of the Rings” and “The Matrix” is under discussion, a Qatar media firm said Sunday, with the aim of creating an English-language blockbuster for the world’s 1.5 billion Muslims.

Filming of the $150 million movie is set to start in 2011, with Barrie Osborne as its producer, Almoor Holdings said. Almoor said the film – in which the Prophet would not be depicted, in accordance with Islamic strictures – was in development and talks were being held with studios, talent agencies and distributors in the United States and Britain.

Alnoor said it aimed to attract the “best international talent” to star in the motion picture.

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How do they plan to showcase varied marriages of Mohammed from 60 year oldies to 6 year babies? Will it have Sharia Love, Sharia Camera, Sharia Cinema… Will the start be end and then a backward trip from death to birth?

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Wonder how they will deal with the fact that he married a 6 year old girl, but he did wait till she was 9 before consumating the marriage – what a guy!

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