Genre: Historical drama Description: In Ben-Hur it is the time of Christ and Jewish prince Ben-Hur (Charlton Heston) is betrayed by his Roman friend Messala (Stephen Boyd). He is sent into slavery, but when he regains his freedom he decides to take on the Roman Empire.
Ben Hur remake in the works
MGM is going back to its roots with a remake of the classic film Ben Hur. The project is moving rapidly, as they have already signed on Keith Clarke (The Way Back) to write the screenplay and Sean Daniel and Joni Levin to produce.