You would think that if you were trying to tell the true story of the resurrection, you would at least hire middle-eastern actors to play the parts of the disciples. But then, of course, you might lose the white audience of America, those who believe that Jesus had blue eyes and light brown hair.
If you're going to throw out that race trump card, it needs to be done uniformly. You can't pick and chose. Risen is going to make a lot more money than God's of Egypt because more people are going to be seeing it. So which one should you be pointing your finger at?