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