All posts from “ben-hur”

Ben-Hur, Jesus, and water bottles

May 12, 2009 12:03 PM

Simon Vaughan, one of the producers of the upcoming Ben-Hur mini-series, has created a blog devoted to the production; most of the entries there so far consist of pictures from the Morocco set. (Hat tip to Matt Page.) Today Vaughan...

Newsbites: The ancient characters edition!

May 10, 2009 6:45 PM

1. The international trailer for Year One is now online, and it gives us our first glimpse of Abraham and Isaac (at the 1:19 mark). -- YouTube 2. Movies often seem to come in twos: two volcano-based disaster movies, two...

Newsbites: The biblical and infernal edition!

March 29, 2009 2:06 AM

1. The upcoming TV mini-series version of Ben-Hur will be shown on ABC in the United States, though an airdate has not yet been set. Casting is still under way, but production is set to begin in May in Spain,...