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Review: Ben-Hur

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

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 08:32

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...

Timur Bekmambetov brings the epic in the first trailer for Ben-Hur Director Timur Bekmambetov (ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER, WANTED) brings to life the classic tale of a falsely accused nobleman who survives years of slavery to take vengeance on his best friend who betrayed him. That's right! We're talking maritime battles, chariot races and a slice of Jesus! It's BEN-HUR! Check out the first trailer below! Like most people, I had very... Read More...

Ben-Hur First Look Images; Jack Huston Teases Chariot Race Sequence The upcoming Ben-Hur is the latest adaptation of Lew Wallace’s 1880 novel “Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ”, this time from director Timur Bekmambetov, as well as the screenwriter Keith Clarke (The Way Back) and the Oscar-winning screenwriter John Ridley (of 12 Years a Slave and American Crime fame).

Rodrigo Santoro To Play Ben-Hur's Jesus He is the Messiah. Naughtiness unconfirmed.Having played the bizarre giant god-emperor Xerxes in 300 and its sequel Rise Of An Empire, Rodrigo Santoro is now in line to play another religious icon. He's negotiating to be one Jesus Of Nazareth in MGM and Paramount's upcoming Ben-Hur remake. Timur Bekmambetov (Night Watch, Wanted) is directing. Yes indeed, ladies and gentlemen: Timur Bekmambetov has found Jesus. Thank you, we'll be here all week.In the 1959 film, Jesus shows up towards the end.

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.

Tom Hiddleston Wanted For Ben-Hur He could be part of the new toga partyWith Timur Bekmambetov in place to direct, John Ridley figuring out the latest script draft and a 2016 release date racing towards MGM and Paramount like a runaway chariot, it appears the team behind the new Ben-Hur adaptation have a leading man in mind for the remake. Their choice? Tom Hiddleston.Before you start writing your Hur-ddleston fan fiction and dreaming up costume concepts, pull back on the reins.

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Timur Bekmambetov Confirmed for BEN-HUR Reboot

collider.com – About a month ago we reported that Timur Bekmambetov (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter) was in talks to direct the Ben-Hur reboot for MGM. We now have unofficial confirmation that Bekmambetov will indeed take the reins of the new adaptation of the 1880 Lew Wallace novel, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ. 6 years 46 weeks ago via jetli

Timur Bekmambetov Wanted for 'Ben-Hur' Reboot

7:34 PM 8/19/2013 by Binh Ngo
Timur Bekmambetov
Timur Bekmambetov must have done something in Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter that has caught MGM's eye because the studio is in talks with the director to have him helm the Ben-Hur reboot. According to Deadline, the two parties are talking but it is not a sure thing a deal will be made.

Ben-Hur

Posted August 19th, 2013 by Binh Ngo

Remake of Ben-Hur that will focus more on the relationship between Ben-Hur and Messala.

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