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Ben-Hur 360 Photo Lets You Explore the Chariot Race

19 July 2016 1:42 PM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

It's been 57 years since the classic Ben-Hur hit theaters, with many film buffs still considering the original chariot race to be amongst the all-time great action scenes in cinema. This summer, director Timur Bekmambetov brings this iconic moment, and the rest of Lew Wallace's epic story, back to life when Paramount's reboot of Ben-Hur hits theaters. We have already seen parts of the chariot scene in the first photos and trailer, but today we have an immersive look at this key set piece through a new 360 photo.

This 360 photo debuted on Facebook, where fans can rotate a full 360 degrees around the entire frame. The image features another look at the title character, played by Jack Huston, on his chariot, while another has crashed behind him. This image also gives us a better grasp of how enormous this chariot auditorium truly is.

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New TV spots and King & Country music video for Ben-Hur remake

14 July 2016 9:45 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Ahead of its release next month, Paramount Pictures has debuted two new TV spots for director Timur Bekmambetov’s upcoming remake Ben-Hur along with a music video for ‘Ceasefire’ by for King & Country, which features some previously unseen footage from the film; check them out below…

Update: and here’s two more TV spots

Ben-Hur is the epic story of Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston), a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother Messala (Toby Kebbell), an officer in the Roman army. Stripped of his title, separated from his family and the woman he loves (Nazanin Boniadi), Judah is forced into slavery. After years at sea, Judah returns to his homeland to seek revenge, but finds redemption.”

Ben-Hur is set for release on August 19th in the States and on August 26th in the UK with a cast that includes Jack Huston, Morgan Freeman, Toby Kebbell, Nazanin Boniadi, Rodrigo Santoro, »

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New 'Ben-hur' TV Spots and Music Video are Here!

13 July 2016 11:37 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Paramount Pictures has released two brand new TV spots and a music video for Timur Bekmambetov's version of Ben-hur, which is based Lew Wallace’s timeless novel, Ben-hur: A Tale Of The Christ.

The film stars Jack HustonToby KebbellToby KebbellMorgan FreemanRodrigo SantoroNazanin BoniadiAyelet Zorer, and Sofia Black-d'Elia.

Ben-hur is the epic story of Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston), a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother Messala (Toby Kebbell), an officer in the Roman army.  Stripped of his title, separated from his family and the woman he loves (Nazanin Boniadi), Judah is forced into slavery.  After years at sea, Judah returns to his homeland to seek revenge, but finds redemption.

Check out the new TV spots and the music video from Pop duo for King & Country below. The music video features never-before-seen footage from the film. 

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Five character posters for the Ben-Hur remake

8 July 2016 2:15 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Following yesterday’s featurette [check it out here], Paramount Pictures has released five character posters for Timur Bekmambetov’s upcoming remake Ben-Hur featuring Jack HustonMorgan Freeman, Nazanin Boniadi, Rodrigo Santoro and Toby Kebbell; take a look below…

Ben-Hur is the epic story of Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston), a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother Messala (Toby Kebbell), an officer in the Roman army. Stripped of his title, separated from his family and the woman he loves (Nazanin Boniadi), Judah is forced into slavery. After years at sea, Judah returns to his homeland to seek revenge, but finds redemption.”

Ben-Hur is set for release on August 19th in the States and on August 26th in the UK with a cast that includes Jack Huston, Morgan Freeman, Toby Kebbell, Nazanin Boniadi, Rodrigo Santoro, Sofia Black D’Elia, Ayelet Zurer, Moisés Arias, Marwan Kenzari and Pilou Asbæk.

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New character posters arrive for upcoming retelling of ‘Ben-Hur’

7 July 2016 11:39 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

Ahead of its release next month, Paramount Pictures and MGM have released a five-piece set of new character posters for Timur Bekmambetov‘s retelling of Ben-Hur.

Jack Huston, Morgan Freeman, Toby Kebbel, Nazanin Boniadi, and Rodrigo Santoro star in the film, which is based on Lew Wallace’s timeless novel, “Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ.”

Ben-Hur tells the epic story of Judah Ben-Hur (Huston), a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother Messala (Kebbell), an officer in the Roman army. Stripped of his title, separated from his family and the woman he loves (Boniadi), Judah is forced into slavery. After years at sea, Judah returns to his homeland to seek revenge, but finds redemption.

Check out the posters below. The film arrives in cinemas from August 26th, 2016.

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New character posters introduce the cast of Ben-Hur

7 July 2016 5:02 PM, PDT | JoBlo.com | See recent JoBlo news »

It's going to be a little hard to top Charlton Heston's Ben-hur, but Timur Bekmambetov seems game to give it a try. The upcoming epic from Paramount/MGM tells the story of Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston), a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother Messala (Toby Kebbell), an officer in the Roman army. Stripped of his title, separated from his family and the woman he loves... Read More »

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A new TV spot and some fine looking Character posters arrive for Ben-Hur

7 July 2016 9:18 AM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Perfect Bank Holiday viewing is coming your way this August as director Timur Bekmambetov brings the story of Ben-Hur back to the big screen. This retelling of the tale has its roots in the Lew Wallace novel which gave the 1959 film adaptation its foundation. In many ways Bekmambetov’s film has to live up to […]

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Jack Huston and Morgan Freeman discuss Ben-Hur in new featurette

7 July 2016 1:20 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Paramount Pictures has debuted a new featurette for Ben-Hur, which sees actors Jack Huston and Morgan Freeman discuss the dramatic story behind Timur Bekmambetov’s upcoming remake; watch it below after the official synopsis…

Ben-Hur is the epic story of Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston), a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother Messala (Toby Kebbell), an officer in the Roman army. Stripped of his title, separated from his family and the woman he loves (Nazanin Boniadi), Judah is forced into slavery. After years at sea, Judah returns to his homeland to seek revenge, but finds redemption.”

Ben-Hur is set for release on August 19th in the States and on August 26th in the UK with a cast that includes Jack Huston, Morgan Freeman, Toby Kebbell, Nazanin Boniadi, Rodrigo Santoro, Sofia Black D’Elia, Ayelet Zurer, Moisés Arias, Marwan Kenzari and Pilou Asbæk.

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First Featurette Takes Us Behind The Scenes Of Ben-Hur Remake

6 July 2016 7:08 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Paramount Pictures has today released the first featurette for Ben-Hur, the remake of the Charlton Heston led Oscar winning classic. Directed by Wanted‘s Timur Bekmambetov, the movie looks surprisingly good (whether or not it will be is another matter) and will hopefully turn talented Boardwalk Empire star Jack Huston into a household name.

This version of Ben-Hur will play up the parallel storyline of Jesus Christ, but the main drama is actually the blood feud between Judah Ben-Hur and Messala, who grew up best friends before the Roman Empire took control of Jerusalem. Ben-Hur was a Jewish prince and Messala the son of a Roman tax collector, but after the latter leaves to be educated in Rome for five years, the young man returns with a different attitude and mocks Judah and his religion.

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New ‘Ben-Hur’ video: Jack Huston & Toby Kebbell discuss the real chariot race

19 June 2016 11:45 PM, PDT | The Hollywood News | See recent The Hollywood News news »

The remake of the iconic Ben-Hur is opening this summer and in this era of super CGI and technology, they’ve got together to do something completely off the usual curve by setting up the whole race… for Real.

In this new video featurette, stars Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, alongside director Timur Bekmambetov, they discuss how they wanted the chariot race scene of Ben-Hur to be as good as it could be and it makes it a whole new prospect…

Watch it below:

Ben-Hur opens in UK cinemas on 26th August 2016.

The post New ‘Ben-Hur’ video: Jack Huston & Toby Kebbell discuss the real chariot race appeared first on The Hollywood News. »

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Chariot race featurette for the Ben-Hur remake

16 June 2016 5:19 AM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Earlier this week we brought you a new trailer for Ben-Hur [watch it here] and now Paramount Pictures has released a featurette for Timur Bekmambetov’s upcoming remake which sees the director along with actors Jack Huston and Toby Kebbel discuss how they wanted the chariot race scene to be as real as possible; take a look below after the official synopsis…

Ben-Hur is the epic story of Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston), a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother Messala (Toby Kebbell), an officer in the Roman army. Stripped of his title, separated from his family and the woman he loves (Nazanin Boniadi), Judah is forced into slavery. After years at sea, Judah returns to his homeland to seek revenge, but finds redemption.”

Ben-Hur is set for release on August 19th in the States and on August 26th in the UK with a cast that includes Jack Huston, Morgan Freeman, Toby Kebbell, Nazanin Boniadi, Rodrigo Santoro, Sofia Black D’Elia, Ayelet Zurer, Moisés Arias, Marwan Kenzari and Pilou Asbæk.

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Ben-hur (2016) Movie Trailer 2 & Featurette: Toby Kebbell Betrays Jack Huston

15 June 2016 9:34 AM, PDT | Film-Book | See recent Film-Book news »

Ben-Hur Trailer 2 and Featurette The second movie trailer and a movie featurette for Ben-Hur (2016) has been released for the Timur Bekmambetov directed film. This trailer was better than the first one but that is not saying much. The first trailer was okay and that’s all. This trailer is an improvement because much more […] »

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Annecy: Imira Inks Key Deals on Live-action Skein ‘Jamillah’

15 June 2016 12:29 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Imira Entertainment, the leading Spain-based youth content distrib-producer, and part of India’s Toonz Media Group, has clinched a raft of deals on live-action adventure comedy “Jamillah & Aladdin,” an ambitious recasting of the Arabian Nights tale.

The 52-segment, 11-minute TV skein has been acquired by Spanish pubcaster Tve to air on children’s TV service Clan; Al Jazeera Media Network bought Middle East and North Africa rights, while Nordic networks Sveriges Television and Nrk took respectively Sweden and Norway.

Deals were closed prior to current Annecy’s Mifa market, where Imira is showing first footage of series’ second season, which recently finished shooting. Imira handles worldwide sales excluding U.K., Ireland and Australia.

Aimed at children aged 6-10, “Jamillah & Aladdin” turns on a modern-day girl who travels in time back to ancient Baghdad thanks to the power of a magical lamp she finds. There, she meets Aladdin and embarks on thrilling adventures.

The series is co-produced by BBC’s services Cbbc and CBeebies, London-based Kindle Ent., Toonz and Canada’s Mediabiz.

In parallel, Imira has secured a eight-tv series pact with Televisa’s new VOD streaming platform Blim for all Latin American territories excluding Brazil.

The Blim deal encompasses three Imira-co-produced series, “Lucky Fred,” “Lola & Virginia” and “Sandra, The Fairytale Detective,” plus Aurora World’s “Yoohoo & Friends,” Toonz’s “Kind of Magic,” and Finbar/QB9’s “Gaturro, The Series.”

Meanwhile, U.K. Northern Ireland’s kids VOD platform Azoomee has taken space adventure comedy “Alisa Knows What to Do!,” produced by Timur Bekmambetov’s Russian shingle Bazelevs.

At Mifa, Imira is also offering new pre-school series “Mika’s Diary,” produced by Brazilian studio Super Toons, “Dummysaurs,” a co-production with Italy’s Allegra Dami, and non-dialogue comedy series “Larva in New York,” from Korean 3D animation studio Tuba.

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Timur Bekmambetov Stages A Chariot Race In New Trailer For Ben-Hur Remake

14 June 2016 3:31 PM, PDT | We Got This Covered | See recent We Got This Covered news »

Where do you begin when remaking one of the most decorated movies of all time? That’s a burden shouldered by director Timur Bekmambetov, who will be steering his new rendition of Ben-Hur into theaters on August 19.

In anticipation of the retooled sword and sandals epic, which will once again draw from Lew Wallace’s seminal 1880 novel of the same name, Paramount has rolled out a new trailer and featurette for the summer blockbuster. Designed to chronicle the brotherhood shared between Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston) and Messala (Toby Kebbell), it isn’t long before the latter thrusts a wedge between the two, stripping Huston’s respected prince of his title. One gruelling spell in slavery later and Ben-Hur remerges, this time seeking redemption.

Also on board for Paramout’s big-budget tentpole are Morgan Freeman, Rodrigo Santoro, Nazanin Boniadi, Ayelet Zorer, Sofia Black-d’Elia and Danish actor Pilou Asbæk as Judean emperor Pontius Pilate.

Below, you’ll be able to get a play-by-play breakdown on how Bekmambetov and his team recreated the chariot race, widely considered to be one of the most iconic scenes in cinematic history. No pressure, then.

Ben-Hur is expected to race into theaters on August 19.

Ben-hur is the epic story of Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston), a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother Messala (Toby Kebbell), an officer in the Roman army. Stripped of his title, separated from his family and the woman he loves (Nazanin Boniadi), Judah is forced into slavery. After years at sea, Judah returns to his homeland to seek revenge, but finds redemption. Based on Lew Wallace’s timeless novel, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ. Also starring Morgan Freeman and Rodrigo Santoro.

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Ben-Hur remake gets a new trailer

14 June 2016 1:12 PM, PDT | Flickeringmyth | See recent Flickeringmyth news »

Paramount Pictures has debuted a new trailer for Timur Bekmambetov’s upcoming Ben-Hur remake starring Jack Huston; take a look below after the official synopsis…

Ben-Hur is the epic story of Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston), a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother Messala (Toby Kebbell), an officer in the Roman army. Stripped of his title, separated from his family and the woman he loves (Nazanin Boniadi), Judah is forced into slavery. After years at sea, Judah returns to his homeland to seek revenge, but finds redemption.”

Ben-Hur is set for release on August 19th in the States and on August 26th in the UK with a cast that includes Jack Huston, Morgan Freeman, Toby Kebbell, Nazanin Boniadi, Rodrigo Santoro, Sofia Black D’Elia, Ayelet Zurer, Moisés Arias, Marwan Kenzari and Pilou Asbæk.

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Watch The New Chariot Race Featurette For Ben-hur

14 June 2016 12:20 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

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Paramount Pictures has released a brand new featurette for director Timur Bekmambetov’s upcoming film Ben-hur – in theaters August 19, 2016.

Ben-hur is the epic story of Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston), a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother Messala (Toby Kebbell), an officer in the Roman army. Stripped of his title, separated from his family and the woman he loves (Nazanin Boniadi), Judah is forced into slavery. After years at sea, Judah returns to his homeland to seek revenge, but finds redemption. Based on Lew Wallace’s timeless novel, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ. Also starring Morgan Freeman and Rodrigo Santoro. (Trailer)

See how the team brought the chariot race to life in this new featurette.

One of the highlights of the 1959 film, which ran 212 minutes, is its now-legendary chariot race, staged largely by stunt expert Yakima Canutt. Ben-hur’s Oscar haul included Best Picture, Best Director for the legendary William Wyler, Best Actor for Heston, and Best Supporting Actor for Welsh actor Hugh Griffith as an Arab sheik.

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Witness the chariot race, and watch a new trailer for the new Ben-Hur movie

14 June 2016 8:47 AM, PDT | HeyUGuys.co.uk | See recent HeyUGuys news »

Timur Bekmambetov’s take on the story of Judah Ben-Hur has a couple of aces up its sleeve. Jack Huston and Morgan Freeman and fine actors and, given the chance to shine, should make this new adaptation of the tale something special. It has to compete with the 1959 film adaptation starring Charlton Heston (sounds a […]

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Ben-Hur Trailer #2 Has Jack Huston Out for Revenge

14 June 2016 8:14 AM, PDT | MovieWeb | See recent MovieWeb news »

Based on one of the greatest stories ever told, Ben-Hur is coming to theatres August 19th! Ben-Hur is the epic story of Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston), a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother Messala (Toby Kebbell), an officer in the Roman army. Stripped of his title, separated from his family and the woman he loves (Nazanin Boniadi), Judah is forced into slavery. After years at sea, Judah returns to his homeland to seek revenge, but finds redemption.

This new take on the story is fully based on Lew Wallace's timeless novel, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ. Also starring Morgan Freeman and Rodrigo Santoro as Jesus, we have an all-new look at this remake of the classic tale. Paramount has unleashed the second official trailer, which brings us plenty of new footage. We also get a special preview that goes behind-the-scenes of the iconic chariot race as it is recreated for a new generation of movie fans.

Production began on MGM's Ben-Hur remake in Rome more than a year ago, although this is one production that has been quite guarded before the first trailer dropped earlier this year. The story is adapted closer to the novel, which tells the tale of Jesus in parallel with the main story that wasn't included in the original classic from the 1959. Director Timur Bekmambetov claims that the new Chariot race scenes are the "crown jewel" of this remake.

Jack Huston spent two and a half months rehearsing this sequence and filming it in Italy. At one point, they each had 32 horses running at the same time. We get to see the action come together in this latest sneak peek. The supporting cast includes Sofia Black-d'Elia, Ayelet Zurer, Moises Arias and Pilou Asb&#230k. And we get to hear from some of them as well.

Ben-Hur will be going up against another highly-anticipated remake, Disney's Pete's Dragon, along with Sony's R-rated animated comedy Sausage Party and Universal's action-thriller Spectral. Ben-Hur could arrive as one of the last true hits of summer. Biblical movies and faith inspired dramas have continued to pull in stellar box office all through out 2016. We'll have to wait and see how audiences respond to the Ben-Hur remake with more of a Jesus presence being felt over the entire story. Take a look at the latest too videos courtesy of Youtube and hold on. This is one chase sequence you're not going to want to miss.

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‘Ben-Hur’ Trailer & Featurette: Jack Huston and Toby Kebbell Face Off in the Arena

14 June 2016 8:00 AM, PDT | Slash Film | See recent Slash Film news »

Some of Toby Kebbell‘s most prominent roles are the ones where he’s hidden behind CG and mo-cap magic: Koba in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Dr. Doom in Fantastic Four, and most recently Durotan in Warcraft. But he’ll show his face for real later this summer in Timur Bekmambetov‘s re-adaptation of Ben-Hur, where he plays the duplicitous Messala to Jack […]

The post ‘Ben-Hur’ Trailer & Featurette: Jack Huston and Toby Kebbell Face Off in the Arena appeared first on /Film. »

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Watch: Second 'Ben-Hur' Remake Trailer + A Chariot Race Featurette

14 June 2016 5:27 AM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

"Love your enemies. God is love." Paramount has debuted a new trailer + a new featurette for the upcoming remake of the classic Ben-Hur, about the story of Judah Ben-Hur. The first trailer back in March made this look like a rather epic CGI-filled upgrade, but this trailer adds some more humanity into the mix. Jack Huston stars as Judah Ben-Hur, with a huge ensemble cast featuring Nazanin Boniadi, Ayelet Zurer, Sofia Black-d'Elia, Haluk Bilginer, Pilou Asbæk, Marwan Kenzari, Rodrigo Santoro, Moises Arias, Toby Kebbell and Morgan Freeman. This is a very powerful trailer that includes many poignant moments from the story, and looks better than I was initially expecting. But I'm still not so sure about this. Here's the second official trailer + featurette for Timur Bekmambetov's Ben-Hur, from Uni's YouTube: Ben-Hur is the epic story of Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston of "Boardwalk Empire"), a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother Messala (Toby Kebbell), an officer in the »

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