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Weekend Box Office: ‘Ben-Hur’ Crashes, Suicide Squad’ Still on Top

Aug. 19-21 Estimates

Made for a hefty $100 million, Paramount Pictures’ Ben-Hur earned just $11.4 million in its first weekend of release, getting beat by a pair of smaller new films, War Dogs and Kubo and the Two Strings, while holdovers Suicide Squad and Sausage Party stay No. 1 and No. 2.

New ‘Ben-Hur’ Trailer & Featurette

Timur Bekmambetov‘s Remake

Paramount Pictures has revealed the new Ben-Hur trailer + a new featurette on the film’s chariot race.

Timur Bekmambetov‘s re-adaptation of the classic story of Judah Ben-Hur stars Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Morgan Freeman, Rodrigo Santoro, Nazanin Boniadi, Ayelet Zorer and Sofia Black-D’Elia.

Here’s the First, Action-Packed Trailer for ‘Ben-Hur’

Starring Jack Huston

We didn’t have to wait too long for Paramount Pictures to release the first trailer for Ben-Hur, the remake of the Charlton Heston-led Oscar-winning classic.

Directed by Russian filmmaker Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted), the film stars Jack Huston (Ben-Hur), Toby Kebbell (Messala),

First Look at Jack Huston & Morgan Freeman in ‘Ben-Hur’ Remake

Timur Bekmambetov's Adaptation

Paramount Pictures and MGM have released the first photos from the upcoming Ben-Hur remake (via USA Today), which follows the classic sword-and-sandals epic based on the 1880 Lew Wallace novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ.

Jack Huston Confirmed as THE CROW in Corin Hardy’s Remake

Relativity Studios Remake

UPDATE: Jessica Brown Findlay (“Downtown Abbey”) will reportedly take the role of Eric Draven’s murdered girlfriend Shelly in flashbacks.

The “Boardwalk Empire” star has reportedly been cast to play the lead role of Eric Dfaven in the Corin Hardy-directed reboot of cult revenge classic The Crow.

WONDER WOMAN Movie Rumored to Be First in a Trilogy


According to a new report by the folks over at Bleeding Cool, Warner Bros. actually plans a trilogy for the solo female superhero saga with the first Wonder Woman movie to take place in the 1920s.

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Jack Huston Takes the Title Role in Upcoming BEN-HUR Remake


A Boardwalk Empire veteran Jack Huston has been set to star in Ben-Hur that Timur Bekmambetov is directing for Paramount and MGM.

31-year old Huston, one of the rumored actors for the lead role in Marvel’s Doctor Strange has been officially cast in the title role that made famous by Charlton Heston in the 1959 film.