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Russia Box Office: Ron Howard's 'In the Heart of the Sea' Debuts on Top

Local film 'He Is a Dragon,' produced by Timur Bekmambetov, had a lackluster opening. read more

Russia's 'Yolki' Film Franchise to Go International

Germany's Getaway Pictures, South Korea's SCS Entertainment and Mexico's Traziende Films are on board for the fifth installment of the hit film series from Timur Bekmambetov's company. read more

Hardcore: A Full-Length First-Person Feature Film From a Cyborg's Point of View

5 months agoHumor : Topless Robot

Two years ago, we showcased an amazing first-person action short from director from director Ilya Naishuller. Now, with the help of Tim Burton's best Russian pal Timur Bekmambetov, it has become...

'Wanted' Director Defends Online Piracy in Russia

Timur Bekmambetov argued that one third of Russians have no access to theaters and can't watch movies in any other way. read more

Director Timur Bekmambetov Gives 'Wanted 2' Update

Director Timur Bekmambetov gave a brief update on his adaptation of Mark Millar’s graphic novel, Wanted. Bekmambetov directed the spy-actioner that starred Angelina Jolie and James McAvoy as a down on his luck blue-collar worker, Wesley,...Show More Summary

More on the new Ben-Hur movie

NOW FILMING: Morgan Freeman to star in Kazakh director's Ben-Hur (Dinara Urazova, Tengrinews ).Kazakh director Timur Bekmambetov has begun to film an epic historical drama Ben-Hur, produced by Paramount Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer,...Show More Summary

'Ben-Hur' Remake Begins Shooting in Rome

Production is now under way in Rome and Matera, Italy on director Timur Bekmambetov's 'Ben-Hur' remake for Paramount and MGM. [...]

MGM and Paramount Start Principal Photography on Ben-Hur

Timur Bekmambetov directs the adaptation of Lew Wallace’s epic novel The post MGM and Paramount Start Principal Photography on Ben-Hur appeared first on

‘Ben-Hur’ Adds Moises Arias; Luna Blaise Joins James Franco’s ‘Memoria’

EXCLUSIVE: The Kings Of Summer actor Moises Arias has joined the cast of Ben-Hur, the historical epic remake Timur Bekmambetov is directing for MGM and Paramount Pictures. Arias will play Gestas, a teenage Jewish zealot whose family has been murdered by the Romans, who is desperate to fight for his people’s freedom. Show More Summary

The New BEN-HUR Film Finds Jesus…

Casting for the 2016 release continues. Read the full article on AICN Rodrigo Santoro (Xerxes in the 300 movies) will play Jesus in the BEN-HUR re-adaptation from Timur Bekmambetov (NIGHT WATCH, DAY WATCH, ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER,...Show More Summary

'Ben-Hur' Remake Finds Jesus Christ In Rodrigo Santoro

Rodrigo Santoro is your new Jesus. He'll portray the Bible's most famous figure in Ben-Hur, the MGM and Paramount remake based on the novel by Lew Wallace. Directed by Timur Bekmambetov, the film is said to have a message of forgiveness and Jesus Christ appears several times in the piece. Show More Summary

Sofia Black-D’Elia Lands ‘Ben-Hur’ Role

EXCLUSIVE: Skins and Gossip Girl actress Sofia Black-D’Elia has been cast opposite Jack Huston, Morgan Freeman, and Toby Kebbell in Ben-Hur, which Timur Bekmambetov is directing for MGM and Paramount Pictures. The historical epic chronicles...Show More Summary

Ben-Hur Female Lead Goes to ‘Homeland’ Actress

Timur Bekmambetov‘s Ben-Hur remake has a pretty good cast of guys lined up already, including Toby Kebbell, Pedro Pascal, Morgan Freeman, and Jack Huston in the title role. Now it may finally have found its female lead. Homeland actress...Show More Summary

Newswire: Homeland’s Nazanin Boniadi to star in new Ben-Hur

According to Deadline, Homeland actress Nazanin Boniadi has been offered the female lead in Timur Bekmambetov’s remake of Ben-Hur. Starring opposite the already-confirmed Jack Huston as the titular character, Boniadi will be playing Esther, a slave that Huston’s Ben-Hur sets free and falls in love with. Show More Summary

'Ben-Hur' Remake Eyes 'Man of Steel' Star Ayelet Zurer

Ayelet Zurer is in talks to play 'Ben-Hur''s mother Naomi in MGM and director Timur Bekmambetov's epic remake. [...]

Newswire: Gal Gadot reportedly passes on Ben-Hur due to scheduling conflict

Just a few weeks ago, we reported that Gal Gadot—Batman V. Superman‘s Wonder Woman—was in talks to play the female lead in Timur Bekmambetov’s Ben-Hur remake. We made a joke about directors who put everything in slow-motion, we talked...Show More Summary

Kingsman: The Secret Service Trailer 2 Is Uncomfortably Wanted-Like

last yearHumor : Topless Robot

Yes, I did like Wanted when it came out. Yes, I know they're both based on comics by Mark Millar. But can't I expect Matthew Vaughn to be better than a Timur Bekmambetov imitation? I should ho...

MGM Buys 55% Of Roma Downey And Mark Burnett’s Empire; Relaunches United Artists

In a deal that follows Roma Downey and Mark Burnett coming aboard the MGM/Paramount epic Ben-Hur that Timur Bekmambetov will direct with Jack Huston in the title role, MGM acquired a 55% interest in Downey, Burnett and Hearst Entertainment's...Show More Summary

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