First Trailer: The “Ben-Hur” Remake

Paramount Pictures and MGM have released the first trailer and poster for its upcoming new film adaptation of Lew Wallace’s “Ben-Hur” which opens August 12th.

Timur Bekmambetov (“Wanted”) helms the new take on the classic Biblical-era tale about a prince (Jack Huston) falsely accused of treason by his brother (Toby Kebbell) and forced into slavery. Years later he returns to his homeland to seek revenge, but finds redemption.