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Here’s the latest trailer for the Ben-Hur remake which stars Jack Huston in the title role and is released on August 19th 2016.

The original back in 1925 starred Ramon Navarro, in black and white, is famous for it’s amazing (for it’s time) special effects to realise the chariot race. Charlton Heston starred in the colour 1959 version so this one has two big acts to follow!

Check out the latest trailer which was released earlier this week.

Ben-Hur Trailer 2

Ben-Hur Official Lowdown

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.

Cast includes Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Morgan Freeman, and also starring Rodrigo Santoro, Nazanin Boniadi, Ayelet Zurer, and Sofia Black D’Elia.

The movie is directed by Timur Bekmambetov.

Ben-Hur Theatrical release dates

US and Canada: August 19th 2016
UK: September 9th 2016

Ben-Hur (2016) - Poster: Jack Huston
Ben-Hur (2016) – Poster: Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston) © 2016 Paramount and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer