“12 Years a Slave” writer John Ridley has come on board to write MGM's reboot of "Ben-Hur," the studio's 1959 epic starring Charlton Heston. Sean Daniel and Joni Levin are producing the the remake…
Timur Bekmambetov (“Wanted”) is in negotiations direct MGM's reboot of “Ben-Hur,” the studio's 1959 epic starring Charlton Heston. Sean Daniel and Joni Levin are producing the the remake. Jason Brown…
Squirrels are the new piranha and angry birds. A pre-production sales trailer for Timur Bekmambetov's horror comedy “Squirrels” has appeared online, providing an early look at the film based on an…
A fine memorial to one of 20th-century America's most brilliant thinkers, this highly entertaining documentary should attract healthy niche sales.
"Private Practice" star Benjamin Bratt has signed on to join Dwayne Johnson in Ric Roman Waugh's action thriller "Snitch."
London-based sales company DRG has picked up Steve Shill's new "Ben Hur" miniseries.
Buon giorno or good morning from Rome: The sets which have been built for "Ben-Hur" are absolutely beyond belief -- and description.
From the Army Archerd Archive: Good morning from Rome where Metro is protecting its "Ben-Hur" investment with Charlton Heston by talking a two-pic pact with him for his indie banner and under Metro's…
The $15 million bet Metro topper Joseph R. Vogel and his associates put on a chariot race should result in the biggest payoff in the history of film business. "Ben-Hur" is a majestic achievement…
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