Tuesday, August 12, 2014

A New Ben-Hur

Proving that life and the show do, in fact, go on...Hollywood is remaking Ben-Hur!

And the powers that be at looking to Tom Hiddleston to carry the epic-ness of it all.

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter and Wanted director Timur Berkmambetov is already set to helm the production, which will start shooting soon, for a February 2016 release. The project will be based on the 1880 Lew Wallace novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ.

The Hiddle-hunk would pull a Charlton Heston to star as Judah Ben-Hur – if he says yes to the movie.

Evidently (more like obviously), he is hella busy with myriad projects, including a potential turn as Hank Williams in I Saw the Light.

Photo: GQ-Magazine.co.uk.

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