Yesterday, the first trailer debuted for director Ridley Scott’s Biblical epic Exodus: Gods and Kings. The film certainly looks to be massive in scale with striking visuals, but the overall response was a bit mixed. Some loved what they saw, others were more dubious. Regardless, the pic is shaping up to be one of the biggest of the year, with Christian Bale taking on the role of Moses and Joel Edgerton playing Ramses in Scott’s iteration of the well-worn story. The trailer showed brief glimpses of the plagues and the parting of the Red Sea, once again teasing the ginormous scale of the pic, and Scott recently took the time to discuss the film in more detail.
Scott admits that this is very likely the largest budgeted film he’s ever worked on, going on to talk about his approach to the pic’s visual palate and extensive visual effects. Read on after the jump.