Burnett, Downey Plan “Messiah” For Netflix

“The Bible” producers Mark Burnett and Roma Downey are developing the scripted religious drama entitled “Messiah” for Netflix.

Currently in very early development stages, the modern day-set story deals with the world’s reaction to a man who appears to be performing miracles in the Middle East.

Burnett, Downey and Andrew Deane will executive produce‚Äč. Michael Petroni (“The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader”) is the creator of the series and executive producer.

Source: Variety