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Is Tom Hiddleston Our New Ben-Hur?

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

Tom Hiddleston Eyed for Lead Role in ‘Ben-Hur’

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Screen Rant

Timur Bekmambetov's 'Ben-Hur' could star Tom Hiddleston (The Avengers) in the lead role, according to a new casting report.

Tom Hiddleston Is The Top Choice For The Ben-Hur Remake

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 Wanted for the Lead in 'Ben-Hur'

2 weeks agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

'Thor' star Tom Hiddleston is being pursued by MGM, Paramount and director Timur Bekmambetov for the title role in their 'Ben-Hur' remake. [...]

Tom Hiddleston Eyed for Ben-Hur Lead

MGM and Paramount's upcoming Timur Bekmambetov directed remake of Ben-Hur may have found a leading man in star Tom Hiddleston. Deadline reports that the Marvel's The Avengers actor is being eyed for the part of Judah Ben-Hur, played in the 1959 William Wyler version by Charlton Heston.

Sweet Chariot! Tom Hiddleston Courted For ‘Ben-Hur’ Title Role

EXCLUSIVE: MGM, Paramount and Timur Bekmambetov set a February 26, 2016 release date on an epic remake of Ben-Hur; have they found their chariot driver in Tom Hiddleston? I hear that he's the one the studios are courting to play Judah...Show More Summary

[Fantasia '14] ‘Cybernatural’ Trailer Skypes With a Dead Friend!

Last night the Fantasia Film Festival hosted the premiere of Cybernatural, Leo Gabriadze’s horror pic produced by Night Watch‘s Timur Bekmambetov! Today, we have the film’s festival trailer and first stills. “While video chatting one night, six high school friends receive a Skype message from a classmate who killed herself exactly one year ago. At […]

2016 brings a remake of BEN-HUR from Timur Bekmambetov and the producers of THE BIBLE miniseries!

Mark Burnett and Roma Downey to produce BEN-HUR, based on the classic film starring Charlton Heston, to be directed by Timur Bekmambetov. Read the full article on AICN Papa Vinyard here, now here's a little somethin' for ya... AfterShow More Summary

'Son of God' Producers Join 'Ben-Hur' Remake

4 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Mark Burnett and Roma Downey will produce director Timur Bekmambetov's remake of the 1959 classic. [...]

Hollywood Playbook: Friday's Top 5 News Items

'Son of God' Producers Join 'Ben-Hur' Remake Yesterday, I was feeling a little bushwacked when it was announced that Timur Bekmambetov would direct the upcoming "Ben-Hur" remake for MGM and Paramount. There is nothing on Bekmambetov's...Show More Summary

'Ben Hur' Remake In The Works

Paramount and MGM are working together to bring the tale of Ben-Hur to the big screen. Paramount will co-produce and distribute the MGM project. According to Variety, Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted) is set to direct the project from a script by 12 Years A Slave writer John Ridley and Keith Clarke. Show More Summary

Syfy Greenlights Space Travel Miniseries ‘Ascension’

With event programming making a comeback, Syfy segnaled its return to the arena last year when it ramped up miniseries development with such projects as Warriors Of Oz, from director Timur Bekmambetov  and four-hour minis based on Larry Niven’s Ringworld and on Arthur C. Show More Summary

Ben-Hur Lands 12 Years a Slave Writer John Ridley

10 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Timur Bekmambetov is directing this remake of the 1959 epic adventure. The scribe will rewrite the original draft by Keith Clarke. [...]

12 Years a Slave's John Ridley to Draft Ben-Hur

10 months agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

First announced earlier this year, MGM is planning a new adaptation of Lew Wallace's 1880 novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ. Following word in August that Wanted director Timur Bekmambetov is set to helm comes news today, via Variety,...Show More Summary

’12 Years A Slave’ Scribe John Ridley Boards ‘Ben-Hur’ Reboot At MGM

EXCLUSIVE: MGM has set 12 Years A Slave scribe John Ridley to do a rewrite on Ben-Hur, a new adaptation of the 1880 Lew Wallace novel Ben-Hur: A Tale Of The Christ, which Timur Bekmambetov will direct, based on the Ben-Hur spec the studio bought  from Keith Clarke (The Way Back). Show More Summary

Russian-Kazakh Director Bekmambetov Confirmed for ‘Ben Hur’ Remake

Russian-Kazakh filmmaker Timur Bekmambetov has been confirmed as the director of an upcoming “reboot” of “Ben-Hur,” the sword- and- sandals epic set during the time of Christ, an entertainment website has reported.

‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’ Director to Remake ‘Ben-Hur’

11 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Screen Rant

'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter' director Timur Bekmambetov has apparently signed on to direct the remake of 'Ben-Hur.'

Timur Bekmambetov Takes the Reins on BEN-HUR!

Rumors have been circulating, but today, Deadline reportedly confirmed that MGM has selected Timur Bekmambetov (NIGHT WATCH, WANTED, ABRAHAM LINCOLN: VAMPIRE HUNTER) to take the film into production. Read the full article on AICN Hey guys! Horrorella here... Biblical epics are poised to become all the rage over the next couple of years. Show More Summary

Timur Bekmambetov Takes The Chariot Reins For MGM’s ‘Ben-Hur’ Reboot

Related: MGM In Talks With Timur Bekmambetov To Steer Chariot On ‘Ben-Hur’ Reboot Related: Sweet Chariot! MGM Is Re-Booting ‘Ben-Hur’ EXCLUSIVE: I first reported last month that MGM was courting Wanted helmer Timur Bekmambetov to helm Ben-Hur. Show More Summary

A Killer Squirrel Movie is the Timur Bekmambetov Movie We Deserve

It really is about time we stopped giving Timur any more credit than he deserves. Night Watch, Day Watch, Wanted - all passable genre pieces, but nothing in them ever screamed "visionary directo...

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