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A.D. The Bible Continues [Blu-ray]

 Review by Suzanne Lanoue 11/10/15

I'm very glad to get this DVD because I loved this show when it came on TV. However, I didn't get to watch the whole thing (too busy as usual), so now I get to because of this DVD!  Now, I'm not religious, but I think this was a very good drama regardless. If you don't believe in Jesus, then this story is a nice supernatural story about a man who can work miracles.  I really love all of the actors in this, too. This is not some lame low budget religious drama with bad actors or cheesy dialogue. It's very high quality network drama.

It's a very good soap opera-like drama with many characters. It has everything - political intrigue, romance, action, adventure and more. I wish they hadn't canceled it! However, at least we can enjoy this on DVD and Blu-Ray! It has some really good extras on the collection as well. Anyone who likes good drama should enjoy this set. Check out the many good extras below.


A.D.: The Bible Continues The Spectacular 12-part Series Comes Home on Blu-ray and DVD November 3!

From Executive Producers Roma Downey & Mark Burnett 
The Spectacular 12-part Series
Comes Home on Blu-ray™ and DVD November 3!

LOS ANGELES, CA (July 8, 2015) –Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) and Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment bring A.D.: The Bible Continues, the uplifting spiritual journey through the later chapters of biblical history from executive producers Roma Downey (The Bible) and Mark Burnett (The Voice, The Bible), to Blu-ray™ and DVD November 3.
Featuring an extraordinary international cast, thrilling action and amazing visual effects, A.D.: The Bible Continues is a must-own release which arrives just in time for the holidays, completing your collection with the #1 miniseries of all time The Bible, and the film, Son of God. The four-disc Blu-ray™ and DVD set dives deeper into the making of the iconic tale with over 45 minutes of exclusive features. Audiences will be captivated by the special features which include the following: 
  • Continuing the Bible – Roma Downey and Mark Burnett discuss their decision to create a sequel to the “The Bible” – how the project came to be, why it is different from “The Bible,” and how the story begins and evolves.
  • Casting A.D. – An epic miniseries means an epic sized cast. Visit the actors on and off set as they discuss their characters and share their stories of coming to the project.
  • The Past Comes Alive – Get a behind-the-scenes look at the filming of several key scenes, including the baptism of Saul, the elaborate arrival of high Roman officials, and banquet feasts in Pilate’s palace courtyard.
  • Touring the Sets – The production designers discuss recreating the world of 33 A.D. Jerusalem, and showcase the massive sets built for the show which includes:  
    • Pilate’s Palace
    • The streets of Jerusalem and the safe house, as shown by Adam Levy (Peter)
    • The temple exterior and plaza, toured by Richard Coyle (Caiaphas)
    • A tour of the streets with Pastor Charles Jenkins and his wife commenting on the authentic feel of the sets and set dressing
  • The Fabric of the Time – Explore the massive feat of dressing cast and extras in period costume. Tour the costume tent and visit with many of the actors as they show us the elaborate detail that went into creating their garments, including a time lapse of Pablo Di Pace as Jesus being made up for the crucifixion.
  • Recreating the Power of God – Join visual effects supervisor Martin Davison as he discusses bringing the power of God to life in A.D. through practical and visual effects.
About A.D.: The Bible Continues
From executive producers Roma Downey (“The Bible”) and Mark Burnett (“The Bible,” “The Voice”) comes an uplifting spiritual journey through the later chapters of biblical history. “A.D. The Bible Continues” picks up where the smash hit miniseries “The Bible” left off, continuing the greatest story ever told and exploring the exciting and inspiring events that followed the Crucifixion of Christ. Set in a world of bloody Roman oppression, and bitter political rivalries, the struggle to control The Holy Land unfolds between the Apostles, Pontius Pilate, Caiaphas, the Zealots, and the Herod Family struggle to control The Holy Land.
The series aired on NBC and was produced by LightWorkers Media with Burnett, Downey and Richard Bedser serving as executive producers.
About United Artists Media Group
United Artists Media Group (UAMG) is a joint venture among MGM, Mark Burnett, Roma Downey and Hearst Corporation, focused on developing, producing and financing premium content across all platforms, including scripted and non-scripted television programs, motion pictures and digital content. 
About LightWorkers Media
Celebrated Emmy®-nominated actress and producer Roma Downey and her award-winning husband, producer Mark Burnett, launched LightWorkers Media in 2011 with the children's DVD and book series LITTLE ANGELS and its companion LITTLE ANGELS STORYBOOK BIBLE. LightWorkers Media produced the 10-hour hit miniseries THE BIBLE, which was seen in the USA by 100 million people, was one of the fastest selling TV-to-disc titles ever and was nominated for three Emmy® awards.  In addition, Roma and Mark have co-authored several books published by Faithwords. They are ambassadors for two children's organizations, Operation Smile and Compassion. LightWorkers Media is dedicated to shining a light and bringing uplifting content to people of all ages.
About Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer is a leading entertainment company focused on the production and distribution of film and television content globally. The company owns one of the world’s deepest libraries of premium film and television content.  In addition, MGM has investments in domestic and international television channels and is the majority owner of and distributor for United Artists Media Group (UAMG). For more information, visit
About Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, LLC (TCFHE) is the industry leading worldwide marketing, sales and distribution company for all Fox produced, acquired and third party partner film and television programing. Each year TCFHE expands its award-winning global product portfolio with the introduction of new entertainment content through established and emerging formats including DVD, Blu-ray™, Digital HD and VOD. Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment is a subsidiary of 20th Century Fox, a 21st Century Fox Company.
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