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Review: Ben-Hur

JoBlo - Fri, 2016-08-19 07:32

Review: Ben-Hur PLOT: Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston), a Jewish prince, is betrayed by his adopted Roman brother, Messala (Toby Kebbell), who accuses him of treason against Rome. Sent to the galleys as a slave, after a dramatic escape he hatches a plan for vengeance involving a wealthy sheik (Morgan Freeman) and a grand chariot race. REVIEW: One can’t fault director TImur Bekmambetov for being ambitious. On paper, a remake... Read More...

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Review: Ben-Hur

JoBlo - Fri, 2016-08-19 07:32

Review: Ben-Hur PLOT: Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston), a Jewish prince, is betrayed by his adopted Roman brother, Messala (Toby Kebbell), who accuses him of treason against Rome. Sent to the galleys as a slave, after a dramatic escape he hatches a plan for vengeance involving a wealthy sheik (Morgan Freeman) and a grand chariot race. REVIEW: One can’t fault director TImur Bekmambetov for being ambitious. On paper, a remake... Read More...

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO: Morgan Freeman stares down the face of evil in 'London Has Fallen' The best job security for any movies president is to have Morgan Freeman as vice president. Seriously, no evildoer would opt to deal with the man who stared down an extinction-level event (Deep Impact), who soothed racial tensions at a crucial moment in history (Invictus), and...

Gramercy Pictures has released a new film clip from the upcoming sequel LONDON HAS FALLEN starring Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett, Melissa Leo, Radha Mitchell, Robert Forster, Jackie Earle Haley, Charlotte Riley, Sean O’Bryan, Alon Aboutboul, and Waleed Zuaiter.The film was directed by Babak Najafi from a screenplay written by Creighton Rothenberger & Katrin Benedikt, Christian Gudegast, Chad St.

The new poster for London Has Fallen (out March 4) flags up the film’s U.K. setting — as well as the starry nature of its cast, which includes Gerard Butler, Morgan Freeman, Aaron Eckhart, Angela Bassett, Robert Forster, Jackie Earle Haley, Melissa Leo, and Radha Mitchell. London Has...

First Trailer For London Has Fallen Released Lionsgate has released the first trailer for London Has Fallen, the sequel to the 2013 film Olympus Has Fallen. Gerard Butler returns as the secret service head for the President (Aaron Eckhart) on a trip to London when terrorists attack. Morgan Freeman, Charlotte Riley and Angela Bassett also star. The sequel to the worldwide smash hit Olympus Has Fallen begins in London, where the British Prime Minister has passed away under mysterious circumstances. His funeral is a must-attend event for leaders of the western world.

John Slattery and Liam Neeson Also Part of Seth MacFarlane's 'Ted 2' Briefly: With production on Seth MacFarlane's comedy sequel Ted 2 shooting in Boston right now, some small casting tidbits and other details have been trickling online. Morgan Freeman has already been revealed to have a pivotal role as a civil rights lawyer helping Ted with some legal troubles, and Mark Wahlberg revealed his Flash Gordon motorcycle. And now we have word from MacFarlane himself that his A Million Ways to Die in the West star Liam Neeson will have a small role in the film, and EW has learned that "Mad Men" star John Slattery is also involved somehow, likely in cameo roles.

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Jack Huston Is The New Ben-Hur He'll join Morgan Freeman in the latest version of the epicThough it looked for a while as if Tom Hiddleston would be the new Ben-Hur, he is now headed in a different direction as was revealed yesterday. Nope, the man looking to fill a role once assayed by Charlton Heston is Jack Huston.Taken once again from Lew Wallace’s 1880 novel, the new version aims to chronicle the younger days of Judah Ben-Hur and Messala, best friends growing up in Jerusalem before the Roman Empire takes over.

Morgan Freeman Will Dispense Deep-Voiced Chariot Wisdom in ‘Ben-Hur’ Alcon Entertainment Somewhere, someone owes Morgan Freeman $20. Because someone was foolish enough to bet Hollywood’s sagest actor that he couldn’t land roles in both the Ben-Hur remake and the pot-smoking teddy bear sex comedy in the span of 36 hours. And Freeman has proved this poor fool wrong. At least, that’s what I assume has happened. Here’s the news, which brings us the first official cast member for the latest adaptation of Lew Wallace’s classic Christian novel: Deadline announced that Freeman has come aboard Timur Bekmambetov‘s remake-stravaganza.

What's Popping: 'Top Gun 2,' '23 Jump Street,' 'Iron Man 4,' 'Real Steel 2,' 'Ted 2'

9:20 AM 9/13/2014 by Binh Ngo
Iron Man
Top Gun 2 is back on at Paramount. The studio has hired Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li's Justin Marks to work on the script. The 22 Jump Street sequel is a go, with Rodney Rothman writing the script. No word if Phil Lord and Christopher Miller will return to direct.
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