A new documentary is in the works to prove Mel Gibson’s film “The Passion of the Christ” has produced miracles in the lives of its viewers.

Makers of “Changed Lives: Miracles of the Passion” say they have interviews with people who claim the controversial film has changed them, reports MSNBC columnist Jeannette Walls.

They want more people for the documentary and ask on a website for stories of “miracles” such as “a marriage being rescued, an addict who was set free, a Jew who now accepts Jesus as Messiah, someone who experienced physical or emotional healing, and so on.”

Executive Producer Jody Eldred told MSNBC’s “The Scoop” column, “We have gone to websites where there are in excess of 70,000 stories about how people were touched by this film, so we have plenty to choose from.”

He said the documentary has no affiliation with Mel Gibson’s Icon Productions, but he has been working closely with Icon.

“They’ve seen the trailer,” he said. “They think it’s a cool thing. We have their blessings.”

According to news reports Thursday, a Texas man confessed to a murder after seeing “The Passion of the Christ.”

Dan R. Leach said his experience viewing the film along with a discussion with a friend prompted him to admit he killed Ashley Nicole Wilson in January, after the death had been ruled a suicide.

Leach’s apparent motive in the slaying near Houston was that he believed Wilson was carrying his child, and he did not want to raise it.

Earlier this month in Florida, a fugitive from a bank robbery two years ago said he turned himself in to police after watching Gibson’s film.

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