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Published On: Sat, Mar 19th, 2016

First ‘Ben’Hur’ remake trailer, photo has Jack Huston in action

MGM and Paramount Pictures have released the first trailer and photos for Ben-Hur, a new adaptation of Lew Wallace’s classic novel, which will star Jack Huston and Morgan Freeman.

ben-hur-chariot-race-jack-hustonDirected by Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted,  Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter), the film tells the epic story of Judah Ben-Hur (Huston), a prince falsely accused of treason by his brother Messala (Toby Kebbell).

The main action sequence of the film, as teased in the trailer, is the classic chariot race, a sequence that looks to make the late Charlton Heston proud.

Check out the trailer and full synopsis below.

The film also stars Morgan Freeman, Rodrigo Santoro, Nazanin Boniadi, Ayelet Zurer, and Sofia Black D’Elia.

Ben-Hur opens in theaters on August 12th.

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Here’s the official synopsis for Ben-Hur:

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. Based on Lew Wallace’s timeless novel, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ. Also starring Morgan Freeman and Rodrigo Santoro.

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- Stephen is a contributor and writer on The Dispatch. Stephen is the founder and editor for the Steven Spielberg Fan Club website and contributes to pop culture stories on The Dispatch, especially upcoming movie news. Beginning in 2016, Stephen took the role of Managing Editor for the Tampa Dispatch.

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