I went in to the advance screening of Ben-Hur expecting a disaster. While the trailers weren’t brilliant, they showed both some promise and the possibility of a total bleep-up. Instead, it was neither the film of that promise nor the Golden Raspberry contender it could have been. It was a technically proficient film that had […]
Summer 2016 is about to conclude, and GeekScholars Movie News dives into its August preview where the hosts reveal their Rotten Tomatoes and Opening Box Office predictions for: Suicide Squad Pete’s Dragon Kubo and the Two Strings Ben-Hur War Dogs
The remake of Ben-Hur – starring Jack Huston, Morgan Freeman and Toby Kebbell – has a racy new trailer. Chariot racing that is. Check it out after the jump. Ben-Hur opens on August 19th.
Paramount’s remounting of the epic tale of slavery, vengeance, redemption and The Christ, Ben-Hur opens on August 19th. In a new featurette, stars Jack Huston, Morgan Freeman and producer Sean Daniel talk about the film’s scale. Check it out after the break.
The story of Judah Ben-Hur made of one of the greatest films ever made. Now, fifty-seven years later, there’s a new Ben-Hur in town. Jack Huston is Judah Ben-Hur in this epic story of brother vs. brother; slave versus empire – a tale that not incidentally borders on the story of Christ in an intriguing […]
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 […]
Mark Burnett and Roma Downey, whose Son of God was an unexpected hit during its theatrical run, are teaming up with Paramount Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer to produce a remake of the classic film, Ben-Hur. The film will be directed by Timur Bekmambetov (Nightwatch, Wanted) from a script by Keith Clarke (The Way Back) for release […]