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Tag: Ben-Hur

Action-packed ‘Ben-Hur’ showcases timely story of forgiveness

Paramount Pictures’ and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures’ “Ben-Hur” is a spectacular, action-adventure in epic scale in the tradition of “Gladiator.” But more than that, it is a timely story of forgiveness, the very core of the original novel from which the film is based, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ by Lew Wallace. In fact, although “Ben-Hur” ...

Jack Huston seeks revenge, finds redemption as ‘Ben-Hur’

British actor-on-the-rise Jack Huston (HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire,” Starz’s “Spartacus”) plays the title role of Judah Ben-Hur in Paramount Pictures’ and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures’ epic action adventure “Ben-Hur” based on Lew Wallace’s timeless novel, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ. Directed by Timur Bekmambetov (“Wanted”), the film is the epic story of Judah Ben-Hur, a prince falsely ...

Rodrigo Santoro feels blessed to portray Jesus Christ in ‘Ben-Hur’

Brazilian superstar Rodrigo Santoro (“300,” “300: Rise of an Empire”) plays Jesus Christ, who crosses paths with the film’s mortal hero, Ben-Hur (Jack Huston) in Paramount Pictures’ epic action adventure “Ben-Hur,” based on Lew Wallace’s timeless novel, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ. Directed by Timur Bekmambetov (“Wanted”), the film is the epic story of ...

‘Wanted’ director puts new twist on epic adventure ‘Ben-Hur’

From Timur Bekmambetov, the director of “Wanted” and “Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter” comes the epic action-adventure “Ben-Hur,” based on Lew Wallace’s timeless novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ. Watch the new “Ben-Hur” clip 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 ...

Toby Kebbell betrays his brother ‘Ben-Hur’ in new action adventure

British actor Toby Kebbell has built an impressive career as one of the more versatile young actors working today, moving effortlessly from one genre to another with every project he takes on. He recently starred as lead Orc, Durotan, in Legendary’s feature film “Warcraft,” and as the sinister ape Koba in “Dawn of the Planet ...

Four principal ‘Ben-Hur’ actors get own character posters

The four principal actors of Paramount Pictures’ “Ben-Hur” are featured in the newly-released character posters for the film. They are Jack Huston as Ben-Hur, a wronged man seeking revenge and redemption; Toby Kebbell who plays Messala, Ben-Hur’s adopted brother and best friend who sets him on his path for vengeance; Morgan Freeman as Sheik Ilderim, ...

WATCH: Big reveal of Jesus marks new trailer for ‘Ben-Hur’

The new trailer of Paramount Pictures’ new epic, action-adventure “Ben-Hur” is now online, and proudly showcases its Christ-centric tone. The trailer may be viewed below. Written by Keith Clarke and John Ridley, “Ben-Hur” stars Jack Huston (HBO’s “Boardwalk Empire”), Toby Kebbell (“The Prince of Persia”), Morgan Freeman, and also starring Rodrigo Santoro (“300”) as Jesus, ...

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