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This Is My Home Featurette: Hotel Mumbia!

Hotel Mumbai – Arjun (Dev Patel) – Photo by Kerry Monteen/Courtesy of Bleecker Street

Hotel Mumbai recounts the true story of humanity and heroism during the 2008 siege of the famed Taj Hotel by a group of terrorists in Mumbai, India.

In a new featurette, director Anthony Maras and members of the film’s cast talk about making sure they got it right for those who lived through that experience.

Hotel Mumbia opens in Los Angeles and New York on March 22nd before going wide on March 29th.

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MGM/Paramount’s Ben-Hur Begins Production!

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Principal photography has begun on Ben-Hur, the Timur Bekmambetov-directed based on the Lew Wallace novel, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ.

Ben-Hur stars Jack Huston (American Hustle) as Judah Ben-Hur, Morgan Freeman as Ilderim (Red, Lucy), Toby Kebbell (Dawn of the Planet of the Apes) as Messala and Nazanin Boniadi (Homeland) as Esther.

Bekmambetov directs from a script by Keith Clarke (The Way Back) and John Ridley (12 Years a Slave). Ben-Hur is slated for a February 26, 2016 premiere. For further details, follow the jump.

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