The Homeland actress will play Esther in the remake following the departure of Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot.
The Man of Steel actress is in negotiations to play Ben-Hur’s mother in Timur Bekmambetov’s epic.
The actress, who debuts as the iconic heroine in 2016’s Batman v Superman, won’t have time for Timur Bekmambetov’s remake.
Wonder Woman actress Gal Gadot and Game of Thrones alum Pedro Pascal are both circling roles in Timur Bekmambetov’s remake.
The Boardwalk Empire actor will join Morgan Freeman in director Timur Bekmambetov’s new take on the classic tale.
MGM and Timur Bekmambetov have targeted the Avengers and Thor actor for their new adaptation of Lew Wallace’s novel.
As Paramount Pictures teases a 2016 slate that includes Hansel and Gretel 2, Paranormal Activity 5 and Beverly Hills Cop, Universal announces a delay for the next Bourne film.
MGM is reportedly looking at Wanted and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter director Timur Bekmambetov to bring a Ben-Hur remake to the big screen.
MGM will tell the story of Ben-Hur for the third time in the studio’s history, this time focusing on the title character and Messala as they grew up as best friends in Jerusalem.