Latest 'Ben-Hur' News

  • ‘Ben-Hur’ Remake Begins Filming; Official Cast Revealed

    Timur Bekmambetov’s adaptation of ‘Ben-Hur’ begins principal photgraphy and MGM reveals the final list of cast members and who they’ll be playing.

    (38) by H. Shaw-Williams
  • Movie News Wrap Up: ‘Ben-Hur’, ‘The Blob’, & More

    ‘Ben-Hur’ casts its Pontius Pilate, Simon West will direct ‘The Blob’, Nicolas Cage to star in a satire about one man’s hunt for Osama Bin Laden, and more!

    (6) by Anthony Taormina
  • Movie News Wrap Up: ‘Ben-Hur’, ‘Baby Driver’, & More

    ‘Ben-Hur’ casts Rodrigo Santoro as Jesus, Jennifer Lawrence may reteam with her ‘Mockingjay’ director, Ansel Elgort circles Edgar Wright’s ‘Baby Driver’, and more!

    (5) by Anthony Taormina
  • Movie News Wrap Up: ‘Nottingham & Hood’, ‘Ben-Hur’ & More

    Natalie Portman’s ‘Jane Got a Gun’ is delayed again, ‘Ben-Hur’ finds its female lead, Disney buys the ‘Nottingham & Hood’ spec and more!

    (5) by Anthony Taormina
  • Movie News Wrap Up: ‘Ben-Hur’, ‘The Accountant’ & More

    ‘My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2′ gets a director, the ‘Ben-Hur’ and ‘The Accountant’ casts grow, and more!

    (2) by Anthony Taormina
  • ‘Justice League’ Movie Universe Forces Gal Gadot Out of ‘Ben-Hur’

    Gal Gadot leaves the ‘Ben-Hur’ remake due to her commitments as Wonder Woman in DC’s Justice League movie universe.

    (18) by Chris Agar
  • ‘Ben-Hur': ‘Game of Thrones’ Star Pedro Pascal in Talks to Play Pontius Pilate

    ‘Game of Thrones’ alum Pedro Pascal may be the latest casting addition for the upcoming ‘Ben-Hur’ adaptation from director Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted).

    (12) by Sandy Schaefer
  • ‘Ben-Hur': Gal Gadot In Talks for Female Lead

    ‘Wonder Woman’ actress Gal Gadot has reportedly entered talks to play the female lead in the ‘Ben-Hur’ remake.

    (19) by Chris Agar
  • ‘Ben-Hur’ Villain Role Eyed by ‘Planet of the Apes’ Actor Toby Kebbell

    Toby Kebbell, who played Koba in ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’, is reportedly circling the role of Messala in ‘Ben-Hur’.

    (12) by H. Shaw-Williams
  • ‘Ben-Hur’ Casts ‘Boardwalk Empire’ Actor Jack Huston as the Lead

    Timur Bekmambetov’s new version of historical epic ‘Ben-Hur’ has cast ‘Boardwalk Empire’ actor Jack Huston as its leading man.

    (19) by Andy Crump
  • Movie News Wrap Up: ‘Ben-Hur’, ‘The Woman in Black 2′ & More

    ‘The Woman in Black 2′ gets a release date, Dane Dehaan and Rooney Mara join ‘Ziggy’, Morgan Freeman signs on for ‘Ben-Hur’, and more!

    (5) by Anthony Taormina
  • Tom Hiddleston Eyed for Lead Role in ‘Ben-Hur’

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

    (18) by H. Shaw-Williams
  • ‘Star Trek 3′, ‘Transformers 5′ & More Planned for 2016 Release

    ‘Star Trek 3′, ‘Hansel and Gretel 2′, ‘Transformers 5′ and ‘G.I. Joe 3′ are just a few of the sequels that Paramount has lined up for 2016.

    (41) by H. Shaw-Williams
  • ‘Jane Got a Gun’ Opens 2015; ‘Ben-Hur’ by ‘The Bible’ Producers Arrives 2016

    The Natalie Portman western ‘Jane Got a Gun’ will hit theaters in early 2015, followed by the new ‘Ben-Hur’ adaptation in 2016.

    by Sandy Schaefer
  • Movie News Wrap Up: ‘Susan Cooper,’ ‘Mortal Instruments 2,’ ‘Ben-Hur’ & More

    Jason Statham may join the Melissa McCarthy comedy ‘Susan Cooper'; ’12 Years a Slave’s screenwriter takes on ‘Ben-Hur'; ‘The Mortal Instruments: City of Ashes’ will restart production in 2014 – and more!

    (10) by Anthony Taormina
  • ‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’ Director to Remake ‘Ben-Hur’

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

    (33) by Anthony Vieira
  • ‘Wanted’ Director Timur Bekmambetov in Talks to Helm the ‘Ben-Hur’ Reboot

    Timur Bekmambetov – whose Hollywood films include ‘Wanted’ and ‘Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter’ – is in talks to direct the ‘Ben-Hur’ reboot.

    (39) by Sandy Schaefer
  • MGM Rebooting ‘Ben-Hur'; New Adaptation Includes the Jesus Christ Story

    MGM is planning a new adaptation of Lew Wallace’s ‘Ben-Hur’, which includes the side story about Judah’s encounters with Jesus Christ.

    (47) by Sandy Schaefer