Scene-stealer and actor Jack Huston is now accepting new titled roles. The London-born actor has been cast as Ben-Hur in the upcoming remake of the 1959 epic Charlton Heston starring film titled 'Ben-Hur.'
The actor, who is best known for playing in HB's original series 'Boardwalk Empire', appeared in other cinema like 'Kill Your Darlings' and 'American Hustle,' but 'Ben-Hur' marks his first ever starring role in a major studio film. In fact, this may be the film that cements the actor's place in his family's Hollywood pantheon: He's the nephew of actors Danny and Anjeclica Huston, the godson of the legendary director John Huston, and the great-grandson of Oscar Winning actor Walter Huston.
Ben-Hur, which originated as a 1925 silent film, tells the story of two friends, the Jewish prince Judah Ben-Hur and the Roman citizen Messala, living in Jerusalem during the time of Jesus ...read more