Ben-Hur tells the epic story of Judah Ben-Hur, a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother Messala, an officer in the Roman army. Stripped of his title, separated from his family and the woman he loves, Judah is forced into slavery. After years at sea, Judah returns to his homeland to seek revenge, but finds redemption. Based on Lew Wallace’s novel, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ.
Mark Burnett and Roma Downey serve as producers of the film, while Timur Bekmambetov is director.