Ben-Hur Movie starring Jack Huston

We’ve got our hands on two new photos of Ben-Hur, the upcoming movie remake directed by Timur Bekmambetov:

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“A falsely accused nobleman Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston) survives years of slavery to get revenge from his best boyhood friend Messala (Toby Kebbell) who betrayed him.”

They have been filming in the ancient city of Matera in southern Italy in Europe:

Here’s the film cast:
– Jack Huston as Judah Ben-Hur
– Morgan Freeman as Sheik Ilderim
– Toby Kebbell as Messala
– Nazanin Boniadi as Esther
– Rodrigo Santoro as Jesus
– Sofia Black D’Elia as Tirzah
– Ayelet Zurer as Naomi
– Moises Arias as Gestas
– Pilou Asbæk as Pontius Pilate

The release date of Ben-Hur is set to February 26, 2016.

Here’s the trailer of the original 1959 Ben-Hur movie starring Charlton Heston:

BEN-HUR (1959)

Anyway, stay tuned with us for more details about the new Ben-Hur movie!

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