With its release date drawing ever closer, a new trailer has arrived online for director Timur Bekmambetov’s upcoming “reimagining”of Ben-Hur starring Jack Huston; watch it below after the official synopsis…
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“Ben-Hur is the epic story of Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston), a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother Messala (Toby Kebbell), an officer in the Roman army. Stripped of his title, separated from his family and the woman he loves (Nazanin Boniadi), Judah is forced into slavery. After years at sea, Judah returns to his homeland to seek revenge, but finds redemption.”
Ben-Hur is set for release on August 19th in the States and on September 7th in the UK with a cast that includes Jack Huston, Morgan Freeman, Toby Kebbell, Nazanin Boniadi, Rodrigo Santoro, Sofia Black D’Elia, Ayelet Zurer, Moisés Arias, Marwan Kenzari and Pilou Asbæk.
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