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'King David' movie anointed at Warner Bros.

'King David' movie anointed at Warner Bros.

King David might want to get ready for his close-up. Warner Bros. has commenced development of a film about the biblical king, which is to be based on Rabbi David Wolpe's recent book "David: The Divided Heart," The Times has confirmed. The Tracking Board first reported the news. A humble shepherd who slayed a giant, united a nation, wrote poetry, was an ancestor to Jesus but also committed his share of sins, David is certainly an intriguing and enigmatic figure. Wolpe, a rabbi at Los Angeles' Sinai Temple who has written numerous books about religion, recently told Variety, "David is the most complex hero and antihero in the Bible," adding, "I...

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