Ayelet Zurer is in talks to play 'Ben-Hur''s mother Naomi in MGM and director Timur Bekmambetov's epic remake. [...]
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
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...
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
Timur Bekmambetov‘s Ben-Hur is moving along at chariot-race speed. Earlier this week we learned Jack Huston had been cast in the title role, and now comes news Toby Kebbell is about to join him as Ben-Hur’s BFF-turned-nemesis Messala. Show More Summary
Jack Huston has been confirmed as the titular star for the upcoming remake of Ben-Hur, which will be directed by Timur Bekmambetov and is set to start shooting in Europe next year. The Boardwalk Empire actor isn’t the only addition to...Show More Summary
Timur Bekmambetov's new version of historical epic 'Ben-Hur' has cast 'Boardwalk Empire' actor Jack Huston as its leading man.
The new Ben-Hur has its new Ben-Hur. Jack Huston has just been set for the lead in the Bible-times epic, which Timur Bekmambetov is directing. Morgan Freeman previously joined the cast as Ildarin, who turns the slave Ben-Hur into a champion chariot racer. Show More Summary
Casting for the February 2016 release is well underway. Read the full article on AICN Helmer Timur Bekmambetov (NIGHT WATCH/DAY WATCH, WANTED, ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER) has found his lead/title player for the upcoming retelling of BEN-HER: Jack Huston (BOARDWALK EMPIRE, AMERICAN HUSTLE, THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE). Show More Summary
'Boardwalk Empire' star Jack Huston joins Morgan Freeman in MGM and Paramount's 'Ben-Hur' remake, directed by Timur Bekmambetov. [...]
We recently reported that Tom Hiddleston was being courted for the new version of Ben-Hur, but while he makes up his mind Timur Bekmambetov has gone ahead and cast the film’s first star. Morgan Freeman is set to join the epic. The news...Show More Summary
Morgan Freeman will play Ildarin, the man who teaches 'Ben-Hur' to become a chariot racer in director Timur Bekmambetov's upcoming reboot. [...]
EXCLUSIVE: Gearing up to start production in Europe early next year, MGM, Paramount and Timur Bekmambetov have made their first formal casting in Ben-Hur. They've set Morgan Freeman to play the role of Ildarin, the man who teaches the...Show More Summary
Despite Frozen‘s $1.2 billion box office haul, Disney still hasn’t announced any plans for a direct sequel. Fortunately(?), last year’s other Snow Queen adaptation is happy to fill that gap. Timur Bekmambetov is set to produce the Russian...Show More Summary
The Timur Bekmambetov-produced Wizart Animation animated film Snow Queen: Journey Continues is back with a 3D sequel, a star voice cast and a December release in more than 10 countries. The voice cast: Sharlto Copley, Bella Thorne, Isabelle Fuhrman Sean Bean. Show More Summary
Five Russian and five international directors will each shoot films about St. Petersburg read more
Timur Bekmambetov is gearing up to direct an epic remake of Ben-Hur, and he may have found his star. Deadline is reporting that Bekmambetov is interested in Tom Hiddleston for the role. I don't think anyone is in doubt that Hiddleston has the ability to absolutely kill in this role. Show More Summary
Timur Bekmambetov's 'Ben-Hur' could star Tom Hiddleston (The Avengers) in the lead role, according to a new casting report.
The chariots are calling Loki, and the Avengers villain just might answer. MGM is digging deep into its back catalog to resurrect Ben-Hur for a new audience, under the stewardship of director Timur Bekmambetov. It stands to reason that...Show More Summary
'Thor' star Tom Hiddleston is being pursued by MGM, Paramount and director Timur Bekmambetov for the title role in their 'Ben-Hur' remake. [...]