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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

2 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

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

2 months agoFilm / New Releases : Coming Soon

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

4 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

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

5 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

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

6 months agoHumor : 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

Toby Kebbell Lands Another Bad-Guy Role in ‘Ben-Hur’

6 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

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

Morgan Freeman and Jack Huston Are Here To Make Ben-Hur Cool Again

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

Jack Huston Is ‘Ben-Hur’

6 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

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

Timur Bekmambetov Finds His Ben-Hur For, Well, BEN-HUR!!

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

'Ben-Hur' Casts 'Boardwalk Empire' Star Jack Huston in Title Role

6 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

'Boardwalk Empire' star Jack Huston joins Morgan Freeman in MGM and Paramount's 'Ben-Hur' remake, directed by Timur Bekmambetov. [...]

Morgan Freeman to Star in ‘Ben-Hur’ Remake

7 months agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

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

'Ben-Hur' Remake Casts Morgan Freeman

7 months agoEntertainment / Film : MovieWeb

Morgan Freeman will play Ildarin, the man who teaches 'Ben-Hur' to become a chariot racer in director Timur Bekmambetov's upcoming reboot. [...]

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