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Tom Hiddleston, burdened with glorious purpose, wanted for ‘Ben-Hur’ remake

They’re remaking Ben-Hur and they want Tom Hiddleston to star in it. We understand your complicated feelings at this time. ‘They’ are MGM, Paramount and director Timur Bekmambetov, who’ve set a February 26, 2016 release date for this new take on Ben-Hur. According to Deadline, the studios are courting Hiddleston (of Loki and Internet love affair fame) to […]

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Play It Again – Ben-Hur

By Glenn Dunks February 18, 2014 Play It Again is a weekly feature in which our classic-film connoisseurs revisit a revered motion picture from the annals of movie history, to see if it holds up… or if it has aged terribly. And yes, it takes its name from a famously misquoted Casablanca line. Hey, whatever. It […]

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Ben Hur reboot in the works (now with more Jesus)

In news that signals this remake craze is well and truly out of control, Deadline reports that MGM is looking to mount a new take on Ben Hur. As with most remakes these days, insiders are claiming this reboot returns to the source material of Lew Wallace’s 1880 novel Ben Hur: A Tale Of The […]

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