Tagged: Ben-Hur

Jack Huston is the new Ben-Hur! 0

Jack Huston is the new Ben-Hur!

From Heston to Huston. MGM and Paramount have found their Ben-Hur in Jack Huston, known mostly for his performance in Boardwalk Empire. Many actors were being considered for both the lead protagonist and his rival, Messala, and Huston was previously thought to be closer to the latter role. But after reading for that part, director Timur...

Morgan Freeman to star in Ben-Hur 0

Morgan Freeman to train Ben-Hur

Morgan Freeman is set to star in the latest adaptation of Ben Hur: A Tale of the Christ, the 191th century novel by Lew Wallace. Titled Ben-Hur, the religious epic has yet to cast the lead character, Judah Ben Hur, and his friend-turned-rival, Messala. Timur Bekmambetov is directing for MGM and Paramount, from a script by...