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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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Check Out The New Music Video And Posters From Paramount Pictures Ben-hur

13 July 2016 1:14 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

For King & Country call for a “Ceasefire” in this new music video from the Ben-hur soundtrack.

“We are so honored that For King & Country have allowed us to use their beautiful song for our film Ben-hur,” said executive producer Roma Downey. “Our country today is filled with so much anger, tension and violence and this song and our film spread a message of forgiveness and reconciliation that is needed now more than ever.”

The music video features never-before-seen footage from the film by Paramount & MGM.

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 »

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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. 

Executive producer Roma Downey had this »

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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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Ben-hur character posters!

7 July 2016 2:18 PM, PDT | Cinelinx | See recent Cinelinx news »

The Epic Classic Ben-hur is next up on Hollywoods Remake list, and now we have some character posters!

Ben-Hur is considered a classic. Released in 1959, starring the great Charlton Heston, had the largest budget of it's time. $15 Million! It became the second highest grossing film of it's time! Needless to say it is a timeless classic. But there comes a time in every films life that it has to be remade. That is basically the rule of Hollywood now!

And now that comes to pass. Earlier this year we were given a trailer that was met with pretty mixed reactions, but now the remake has a new set of character posters! Check them out here:

Pretty cool right? My personal favorite is Morgan Freeman! Reguardless of how cheesy he looks in the dreads! Marketing for the film is really starting to ramp up with to get us ready for their August 19th release date. »

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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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Check Out The New “Epic” Featurette For Ben-hur

6 July 2016 5:40 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Learn about one of the greatest stories ever told in this new featurette for Paramount Pictures upcoming film Ben-hur.

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.

Ben-hur opens in cinemas on August 12.

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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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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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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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New Trailer for 'Ben-hur' is Here!

14 June 2016 5:22 AM, PDT | LatinoReview | See recent LatinoReview news »

Paramount Pictures has released a brand new trailer 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 trailer below and let us know what you think.

Ben-hur is in theaters August 19, 2016.

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Faith Endures In New Trailer For ‘Ben-Hur’

14 June 2016 5:01 AM, PDT | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

It’s not so much that another version of “Ben-Hur” is a crime against cinema — Lew Wallace‘s book inspired a couple of silent film versions, the 1959 classic, and a more recent TV miniseries — it’s more that there doesn’t really seem to be much necessity for another movie. But there is no idea in Hollywood […]

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Full Trailer: The New "Ben-Hur"

13 June 2016 9:03 PM, PDT | Dark Horizons | See recent Dark Horizons news »

Paramount Pictures and MGM have released the new full trailer for its upcoming "Ben-Hur" remake along with a featurette on the chariot race seen in the film.

Timur Bekmambetov helms the epic tale based on Lew Wallace's iconic novel. Jack Huston plays Judah Ben-Hur, 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. Morgan Freeman, Rodrigo Santoro, Ayelet Zorer and Sofia Black-d'Elia also star and the film opens August 19th.

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No ‘Silence,’ But Paramount Still Boasts Prestige Power at CinemaCon

12 April 2016 12:40 AM, PDT | Variety - Film News | See recent Variety - Film News news »

Las Vegas — The oddest note in Paramount Pictures’ CinemaCon presentation Monday night, kicking off four days of footage reveals and seminars at the annual motion picture exhibitors trade show, was the exclusion of Martin Scorsese’s “Silence.” The Oscar-winning director’s latest film, expected to hit theaters this fall, is a presumed awards hopeful on paper. But it didn’t even warrant a mention. Nevertheless, the studio had plenty of prestige potential to show off.

Beginning with a bit of a surprise, Robert ZemeckisAllied was previewed with a solid assemblage of polished footage featuring Brad Pitt and Marion Cotillard. The World War II drama was directed by Oscar-winning filmmaker Robert Zemeckis (“Forrest Gump”) from a script by Oscar-nominated writer Steven Knight (“Dirty Pretty Things”). It’s also producer Graham King’s first real play along these lines since his last collaboration with Scorsese, 2011’s “Hugo.” He won the best »

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First 'Ben-Hur' Trailer: Chariot Racing Is the Only Way to Get Revenge

30 March 2016 2:25 PM, PDT | firstshowing.net | See recent FirstShowing.net news »

It's time for another epic where a slave has to take down the Roman empire a notch by getting revenge on someone who betrayed them. Ben-Hur is a new adaptation of the classic novel by Lew Wallace about two brothers who take their rivalry into the arena of chariot-racing. Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston) was meant to be a prince, but his brother Messala (Toby Kebbell) betrayed him by accusing Judah of treason. After a bout with slavery, Judah is back, but now the only way to really get vengeance is to take him down in a chariot race so Rome's best can see him stripped of his glory. It's Gladiator, but with more chariots. Watch? Here's the first trailer for the remake of Ben-Hur from Paramount Pictures: Ben-Hur is the epic story of Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston of "Boardwalk Empire"), a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted »

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Latest 'Hur' Remake Gets a Loud, Bombastic Trailer for the Fast and Furious Crowd

18 March 2016 12:49 PM, PDT | Alt Film Guide | See recent Alt Film Guide news »

'Ben-Hur' 2016 with Jack Huston: Chariot race to the death. 'Ben-Hur' 2016 trailer: 'Gladiator' meets 'Fast Seven' meets 'Star Wars' meets… Paramount Pictures and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer have released the trailer for their 2016 Ben-Hur remake (or reboot or readaptation) – a.k.a. Fast and Furious A.D., as one wag called it in an online comment. Instead of grandiose spectacle featuring at its core a “human” story with Christian overtones, this chariot-and-sandals epic is being sold as Gladiator meets Fast Seven meets Spartacus: Blood and Sand meets Star Wars – with Morgan Freeman's Sheik Ilderim as the Roman Empire's dreadlocked version of Alec Guinness' Ben Obi-Wan Kenobi. Say what you will, the trailer-makers sure know their target audience. And that's not the same crowd that would go check out what's usually referred to in the U.S. media as “faith” (i.e., Christian) movies. One assumes that particular audience segment will be getting »

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Chariot Races, Galleys And Rome Returns To The Big Screen In First Trailer For Timur Bekmambetov’s Ben-hur

17 March 2016 10:21 AM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

Jack Huston plays Judah Ben-Hur and Morgan Freeman plays Ilderim in Ben-Hur from Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures and Paramount Pictures.

Check out the trailer, along with the first poster, for the timeless epic, Ben Hur, based on the best-selling novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of Christ.

Paramount Pictures’ newest version of the timeless classic is one of the most-anticipated movies of 2016.

Will be interesting to see how this film compares to the 1959 classic, directed by William Wyler, produced by Sam Zimbalist for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and starring Charlton Heston, Stephen Boyd, Jack Hawkins, Hugh Griffith and Haya Harareet. The nine-minute chariot race has become one of cinema’s most famous sequences, and the film score, composed and conducted by Miklós Rózsa, is the longest ever composed for a film and was highly influential on cinema for more than 15 years.

The 2016 version’s score is from composer Marco Beltrami.

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New Trailers: 'Ben-Hur,' 'Now You See Me 2' and 'Central Intelligence'

17 March 2016 8:17 AM, PDT | Fandango | See recent Fandango news »

In this roundup of new trailers, we have a double dose of Morgan Freeman for you. Unfortunately, he's not in all three, as he'd probably fit in well in Central Intelligence.   Ben-Hur We've seen this story before. More than a few times, actually. But Lew Wallace's 1880 novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ is one worth retelling, or re-adapting, over and over. Each time with the latest in cinematic technology, be it widescreen spectacle or, now,...

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Ben Hur: first trailer for upcoming remake

16 March 2016 11:36 PM, PDT | Den of Geek | See recent Den of Geek news »

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Jack Huston is the new Ben Hur, and the first trailer for the new take on the story has just been released...

The multiple Oscar-winning Ben Hur is (sort of) returning to our screens later this year, courtesy of a remake that's being directed by Wanted helmer Timur Bekmambetov.

The new film is being led by Jack Huston, and he leads a cast that includes Morgan Freeman, Toby Kebbell, Nazanin Boniadi and Rodrigo Santoro, and it's due in UK cinemas on August 26th.

A trailer, poster and official synopsis have been released for the new Ben Hur, so, as ever, we'll do them in that order.

The trailer first...

Then the poster...

Then the synopsis...

Seize the glory of an empire. Watch two brothers battle in the trailer for Ben-Hur.

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New Trailers: 'Ben-Hur,' 'Now You See Me 2' and 'Central Intelligence'

16 March 2016 11:00 PM, PDT | Movies.com | See recent Movies.com news »

In this roundup of new trailers, we have a double dose of Morgan Freeman for you. Unfortunately, he's not in all three, as he'd probably fit in well in Central Intelligence.   Ben-Hur We've seen this story before. More than a few times, actually. But Lew Wallace's 1880 novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ is one worth retelling, or re-adapting, over and over. Each time with the latest in cinemtatic technology, be it widescreen spectacle or, now, plenty of CG effects. This one comes to us from director Timur Bekmambetov (Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter) and stars Jack Huston (Pride and Prejudice and Zombies) as the title nobleman turned slave turned chariot champion. Also Morgan Freeman with dreadlocks. See it in theaters starting August...

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