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...
Squirrels is still in pre-production and doesn’t even have a director attached, but that’s not stopping producer (and Wanted director) Timur Bekmambetov from trying to Snakes on a Plane it [...]
Timur Bekmambetov, director of such films as Night Watch, Wanted and most recently last year’s Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, is in talks to direct a reboot of the Charlton Heston classic Ben-Hur, according to Deadline
Timur Bekmambetov, who directed some of Russia’s highest-grossing films, is in talks with the MGM film studio about remaking the classic historical epic “Ben-Hur,” Deadline.com reported Monday.
If shark tornados weren't enough to haunt your nightmares, maybe rabid, face-eating squirrels will do the trick Timur Bekmambetov, who directed movies like Wanted and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, is raising funds for his newest movie...Show More Summary
I’m still pretty hesitant to believe that this is really and isn’t part of some grand viral marketing scheme for another film, but apparently director Timur Bekmambetov has been hard [...]
(YouTube link) This is a pre-production teaser for a project Director Timur Bekmambetov hopes to turn into a feature film. When a young man’s estranged father is killed under suspicious circumstances, he returns home for the first time in years to get to the bottom of the mystery. Show More Summary
Deadline is reporting that Timur Bekmabetov (Wanted, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter) is in talks to direct Ben-Hur for MGM. The studio was once teetering in the edge of failure, but thanks to the double whammy of The Hobbit: An Unexpected … Continue reading ? The post Timur Bekmambetov is in talks to direct ‘Ben-Hur’ appeared first on Latino-Review.com.
“Hold on to your nuts.” That’s the tagline for Squirrels, from producer Timur Bekmambetov and writers Daniel Antoniazzi and Ben Shiffrin. The film doesn’t have a director at this point, but there’s a sales/concept trailer for your viewing… pleasure? The film looks like it belongs in a zone somewhere between the classic old animal-oriented exploitation movies and [...]
The Wanted director wants in on MGM's remake of the 1959 classic, although a deal hasn't been reached yet. [...]
MGM is in talks with Timur Bekmambetov to helm the studio's upcoming remake of "Ben-Hur."
As these things go, MGM is considering remaking Ben-Hur, and Deadline reports Timur Bekmambetov is in talks to direct. MGM, who released both the 1959 Charlton Heston–starring Ben-Hur and the 1925 silent film Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ, bought a script for a new adaptation of the 1880 Lew Wallace novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ from The... More »
Eight months ago, MGM bought the rights to Ben-Hur, a new spec script based on the nineteenth century novel, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ by Lew Wallace. That news was so crazy, I had wiped it out of my memory. MGM didn’t though, and now the project is progressing. The latest update is that Timur Bekmambetov, the director of [...]