Ben-Hur news round-up: Lew Wallace’s novel has been “modernized” by his great-great-granddaughter, and more

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Another week, another round-up of Ben-Hur-related news items.

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Watch: For King & Country’s music video for Ben-Hur

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If you watched last Sunday’s Ben-Hur simulcast, you’ve already seen the music video for ‘Ceasefire’, the song that was used in the most recent trailer for that film. Today that video, which features the Christian pop band For King & Country as well as some new footage from the film, went public via the Entertainment Weekly website.

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The first four clips from Ben-Hur are now online, and a few other things we learned about the movie today

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A lot of new footage from the upcoming remake of Ben-Hur went live today.

First, the ShareBenHur.com website posted four clips from the film as part of a “faith-based” discussion guide. And then, a 20-minute montage of film clips was included in a simulcast hosted by Rick Warren and producers Mark Burnett and Roma Downey that was streamed to churches and other venues across the country.

These clips give us our best look at the film yet, and they reveal some of the ways that this new version of Ben-Hur will differ from the versions that came before it.

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Ben-Hur news round-up: How big a success will it be?

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Another week, another quick round-up of Ben-Hur-related news stories.

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Ben-Hur news round-up: the need for forgiveness, and more

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Just a few quick notes about some Ben-Hur things that popped up last week.

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Watch: New bits of chariot-race footage in Entertainment Tonight’s profile of the upcoming Ben-Hur remake

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As is often the case with big-budget Bible movies, there are two marketing campaigns, running in parallel, for the upcoming remake of Ben-Hur.

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