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Robert Surtees' Relative Sued Over Auctioned Oscar

16th December 2014

A relative of late Ben-Hur cinematographer Robert Surtees has been slapped with a lawsuit from Academy Awards bosses after selling off one of the filmmaker's Oscars.Surtees won gold three times during his career and his...

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Nazanin Boniadi Replaces Gal Gadot In Ben-hur

3rd December 2014

Iranian actress Nazanin Boniadi has replaced Israeli Gal Gadot as Esther in the new Ben-Hur remake.Gadot quit the epic when it became clear filming clashed with her Man of Steel sequel schedule, and now her...

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Pedro Pascal In Talks To Play Biblical Villain

16th October 2014

Game Of Thrones star Pedro Pascal is in talks to play Biblical villain Pontius Pilate in the upcoming remake of Ben-Hur.The actor is in early negotiations to play the Roman governor who ordered Jesus' crucifixion...

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Gal Gadot To Star In Wonder Woman

16th October 2014

Gal Gadot will star in a solo 'Wonder Woman' movie.The 29-year-old actress - who has taken on the comic book character in the upcoming flick 'Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice' - will appear in...

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Wonder Woman In Talks To Play Ben-hur's Love Interest

16th October 2014

The actress who landed the coveted role of Wonder Woman earlier this year (14) is now set to head back in time to play the female lead in the Ben-Hur remake.Gal Gadot is in early...

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Fascinating Fact: 4369266

12th September 2014

Morgan Freeman has been cast as a chariot champion in the remake of biblical epic Ben-Hur. The 77-year-old Oscar winner will portray Ildarin in director Timur Bekmambetov's film. Thor star Tom Hiddleston is reportedly in...

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Tom Hiddleston Favourite To Play Ben-hur

13th August 2014

Thor villain Tom Hiddleston has emerged as the front-runner to reprise Charlton Heston's classic film role in a new version of Ben-Hur.Russian filmmaker Timur Bekmambetov, who directed Angelina Jolie in Wanted, has signed on to...

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Stewart Copeland Completes Ben Hur Score

18th April 2014

Former The Police drummer Stewart Copeland has composed a new film score for Hollywood epic Ben-Hur: A Tale Of Christ.His accompanying music for the 1925 movie - the most expensive film made in the silent...

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Degeneres Feels Pressure Of Hosting Oscars

19th February 2007

Academy Awards host ELLEN DeGENERES is begging Oscar commentators to shift their attention from what she's wearing to how she does her job on Sunday (25FEB07). The talk show host is already feeling the pressure...

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Ben-hur Revived In Paris

12th September 2006

Hollywood epic BEN-HUR will be brought to life in a spectacular recreation of the story at the Stade de France stadium in Paris. A cast of hundreds will be involved in ROBERT HOSSEIN's production about...

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Ben-hur Was 'Closet Homosexual'

28th January 2005

CHARLTON HESTON's legendary movie alter-ego BEN-HUR has been exposed as a homosexual by one of the classic film's writers. American novelist GORE VIDAL wanted to romantically connect the Jewish prince and his boyhood...

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Lawrence Of Arabia Is Best Epic

21st April 2004

LAWRENCE OF ARABIA has been named the greatest ever film epic by leading British film magazine TOTAL FILM - in a feature inspired by the upcoming release of TROY. The SIR DAVID LEAN directed...

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