Relativity Media Plans to Crack an Adaptation of 'The Bible Code'
by Ethan Anderton
November 4, 2010
We've already seen Ron Howard and Tom Hanks tackle The Da Vinci Code, which contained adventures of literally Biblical proportions, but today Relativity Media announced via press release that they have picked up the rights for an adaptation of Michael Drosnin's future predicting book The Bible Code. The first book spawned a series which is The series is based on a 3000 year-old code in the Bible found by a top Israeli scientist and confirmed by a senior code breaker at the US National Security Agency. It reveals momentous historical events, and predicts the future, but probably doesn't know who will be Zack Snyder's Superman.
Still, apparently the code in question has successfully predicted world events such as the election of President Barack Obama, the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, and the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. In addition, it also spawned two addition books, Bible Code II: The Countdown and Bible Code III: Saving the World. Relativity is developing an adaptation of all the books for a tentpole release in 2012. Adding to the weight of this supposedly accurate code, writer Michael Drosnin is a former reporter for the Washington Post and the Wall Street Journal, who asserts that the code is real and continues to be correct. If this book series can save the world, then why not release them all at once. Someone's being a real dick. Any Bible Code fans excited?
Reader Feedback - 9 Comments
"The Bible Code" is absolute crap. It's not a predictor of the future. It's a Rorschach test. Watch this: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lk3VgQgxiqE "Drosnin once said, 'When my critics find a message about the assassination of a prime minister encrypted in Moby-Dick, I'll believe them.' [Brendan] McKay promptly produced an ELS analysis of Moby-Dick predicting not only Indira Ghandi's assassination, but the assassinations of Martin Luther King, John F. Kennedy, Abraham Lincoln, and Yitzhak Rabin, as well as the death of Diana, Princess of Wales. Mathematician David Thomas did an ELS on Genesis and found the words "code" and "bogus" close together not once but 60 times. What are the odds of that happening?"
Brandon on Nov 4, 2010
Wow, I guess Relativity Media wants to get in on the 2012 paranoia. Luckily for Hollywood, stupidity sells tickets. Hasn't Drosnin's work been completely discredited at this point? Especially since he predicted the world was going to end in 2006. If you know anyone who actually watches crap like this, hit them with a rolled up newspaper and say "No, bad sheep!"
Doc on Nov 4, 2010
I can predict the future, at some point all the people on this forum will be dead, including myself. I worked it out from the text on the blog here adn I don't even do Suduko. Folk should read other books, get into some Pagan shit and norse mythology, the Bible apart from when jesus rocks his terrorist super powers is pretty boring. I could sum the meaning of the bible up into one phrase 'Don't be a dick'.
Crapola on Nov 4, 2010
@2 i watch this crap for the excuse of movie exclusive snacks...just like my reasons for The Da Vinci Code... i think i would watch it just to say i did.....
Jericho on Nov 4, 2010
id give it a watch. sure, generally, christians have a bad rep for trying to impose their views on people, but then again, generally non christians love to bash on christianity. For example, all of the above comments. they both kind of play themselves out that way. i find that when people generalize and say things like, the entire bible contradicts itself, or the bible is garbage. Chances are, people that say that have never really read through the entire book. They've only heard opinionated authors who are completely against it, speak their mind about it, and that person says, yea, i completely agree! Or watch a couple of videos online or on history channel that take scriptures out of context to twist into their own opinions, but never actually pick the thing up to read. My thing is, before drawing your own conclusion on the book by listening to another persons opinion on the book. Read it and come to your own conclusion. And you can say, i don't wanna waste my time, which is cool too whatevs. But personally, i think "The Bible Code" is wack just like how the Da Vinci Code was wack. The Bible however, is pretty dope. #3. Dude there are plenty of awesome things that happen int he bible! lol. Creation, Earth flood, The Exodus and all that crazy ish, Kind David and the israelite armies destroying everything in the middle east, and of course new testament stuff with Jesus doing the damn thing. His disciples were pretty badass after he was gone too. Epicness.
Roderick on Nov 4, 2010
What Roderick said
Cody T on Nov 4, 2010
The world was supposed to have ended 4 years ago according to that rubbish. Honestly someone should just sue him for misleading the public or creating paranoia.
lolwut on Nov 4, 2010
"We've already seen Ron Howard and Tom Hanks tackle The Da Vinci Code, which contained adventures of literally Biblical proportions" Mayor: What do you mean, "biblical"? Dr Ray Stantz: What he means is Old Testament, Mr. Mayor, real wrath of God type stuff. Dr. Peter Venkman: Exactly. Dr Ray Stantz: Fire and brimstone coming down from the skies! Rivers and seas boiling! Dr. Egon Spengler: Forty years of darkness! Earthquakes, volcanoes... Winston Zeddemore: The dead rising from the grave! Dr. Peter Venkman: Human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together... mass hysteria! Mayor: All right, all right! I get the point!
Smoke Tetsu on Nov 4, 2010
People still choose to believe that there is a God, or they choose to believe that there is no God at all. Either way, they choose to stick to being located at a distance from the truth by sticking to their beliefs instead. For them, beliefs come first in their decision making, NOT truths. Thus if true evidence is presented in the here and now rather than from a distance, it is immediately rejected by believers since beliefs can only be practiced if one is at a distance from the truths in the first place. http://www.outersecrets.com/real/biblecode2.htm Go ahead and take a peek and you will reject what you see based upon nothing but a belief/disbelief.
Sean on Nov 5, 2010
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