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. [...]
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.
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
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 […]
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
Mark Burnett and Roma Downey will produce director Timur Bekmambetov's remake of the 1959 classic. [...]
'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
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
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
Timur Bekmambetov is directing this remake of the 1959 epic adventure. The scribe will rewrite the original draft by Keith Clarke. [...]
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
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 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 Timur Bekmambetov has apparently signed on to direct the remake of '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
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
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...