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By The Dispatch On Thursday, March 7th, 2019
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‘Ben-Hur’ returns to cinemas to celebrate 60th anniversary

Massive in scale, cast, story and budget, Ben-Hur is the kind of film they literally don’t make anymore, an analog-era feat that was unprecedented in its day and perhaps has never been equaled. Ben-Hur will More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, January 20th, 2017
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‘War for the Planet of the Apes’: Woody Harrelson discusses the ‘daunting set’

Woody Harrelson initially found it a “bit daunting” on the set of War for the Planet of the Apes because of the sheer scale of the production. In an interview with Collider, he said: “It was a More...

By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
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TCM, Fathom Events to bring ‘Planet of the Apes’ to cinemas for July 24, July 27 screenings

The legendary 1968 science fiction masterpiece “Planet of the Apes” will return to the big screen, crash landing in U.S. cinemas on July 24 and 27 as part of Fathom Events and Turner Classic Movies’ (TCM) More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, July 25th, 2016
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Paramount drops new ‘Ben-Hur’ trailer, star Jack Huston compares chariot race to NASCAR

Paramounts wants fans to meet the new Ben-Hur, a bit different than Charlton Heston in the 1959 classic film, but a different, rugged version played by Jack Huston in Timur Bekmambetov’s upcoming new film: Ben-Hur. More...

By The Dispatch On Saturday, March 12th, 2016
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‘Ten Commandments’ returns to theaters for 60th anniversary

Sixty years after its initial release, THE TEN COMMANDMENTS remains one of the highest-grossing and most popular titles of all time, and on Sunday, March 20, and Wednesday, March 23, Fathom Events and Turner Classic More...

By The Dispatch On Wednesday, December 16th, 2015
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‘Ferrus Bueller’ ‘Planet of the Apes’ ‘The Shining’ ‘Dr Strangelove’ top 2016 Fathom, TCM cinema schedule

Discover the stuff that dreams are made of. Hold your breath, make a wish, count to three. Take a day off with Ferris Bueller. Survive a winter in the Overlook Hotel. Movie lovers will be able to do all of this More...

By Brandon Jones On Thursday, November 19th, 2015
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‘Ben-Hur’ delayed til August 2016, ‘Risen’ moves up to a February release

MGM and Paramount Pictures have moved the release of Ben-Hur by nearly six months — from Feb. 26 to Aug. 12. This opened up the date for Risen, another faith-based project, to move up and upon in theaters. After More...

By Laura Jones On Friday, May 8th, 2015
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Pope Francis blesses Rodrigo Santoro as Jesus for ‘Ben-Hur’

The Brazilian actor who starred in the 300 films and on Lost, received an audience with Pope Francis on Wednesday and received a special blessing, captured in a photo by co-star Nazanin Boniadi, who plays Esther More...

By Brandon Jones On Monday, March 16th, 2015
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Christian Cinema ‘Movie Madness’: ‘Son of God’ and ‘Heaven is for Real’ out as ‘Narnia’ tops ‘LOTR’ franchise

In the vein of the NCAA basketball tournament, ChristianCinema.com put together a movie bracket of faith-based films, particularly those available for purchase through the site. Now the group of 64 has been reduced More...

By Stephen Nevets On Tuesday, March 10th, 2015
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‘Ben-Hur’ remake prevented from filming at Circus Maximus

While the chariots will certainly be racing by in the new Ben-Hur film, they will note be re-enacting events in the actual Circus Maximus as Italy’s archeological officials have blocked filming at the famous More...

By Stephen Nevets On Friday, January 30th, 2015
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Moises Arias added to cast of ‘Ben-hur’ remake

The Biblical epic from Timur Bekmambetov, Ben-Hur, added another member of the cast as Moises Arias has joined the remake as Gestas. Gestas is “a teenage Jewish zealot whose family has been murdered by the More...

By Stephen Nevets On Monday, April 28th, 2014
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MGM hires Mark Burnett, Roma Downey to produce ‘Ben-Hur’ remake

The character made famous by Charlton Heston will be back. Paramount, MGM have hired The Bible, Son of God creators Mark Burnett and Roma Downey to produce a remake of the classic Ben-Hur. “We are thrilled More...


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