Tom Hanks hopes the ‘The Da Vinci Code’ will make people flock to church.
The Oscar-winning star hopes church leaders use his new movie - which
investigates the possibility that Jesus had a child with Mary Magdalene - to
increase church congregations.
He told US magazine Entertainment Weekly: “I think the movie may end up
helping churches do their job.
“If they put up a sign saying, ‘This Wednesday we’re discussing the gospel,’
12 people show up. But if the sign says, ‘We’re discussing ‘The Da Vinci
Code’‘, 800 people show up.”
Earlier this month, it was revealed Hanks stripped in front of the Mona Lisa
while filming the controversial movie, which has angered Catholic Church
The star said he flashed the world’s most famous portrait in Paris’ Louvre
art gallery during filming.
He said: “A lot of filming took place inside the Louvre and we used the hall
where the Mona Lisa is displayed to store equipment that was not in use.
“I also changed clothes in front of a statue of Apollo that is maybe 5000