Latest Ben-hur News

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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