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The highly anticipated Paramount Pictures/MGM motion picture Ben-Hur is hitting theaters nationwide late this summer. Based on the Lew Wallace’s timeless novel, Ben-Hur  looks to be action-packed but elevated by Christian themes of justice, liberty, forgiveness and grace. Make sure to catch Ben-Hur in theaters on August 12th, 2016. Watch the official trailer here!

The film tells the classic story of Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston), a prince falsely accused of treason by his adopted brother Messala (Toby Kebbell), an officer in the Roman army. Stripped of his title and separated from his family and the woman he loves (Nazanin Boniadi), Judah is forced into slavery and despair. After years at sea, a breathtaking turn of events sends Judah on an epic journey back to his homeland to seek revenge, where a chance encounter with Jesus of Nazareth (Rodrigo Santoro) transforms his life and leads him to discover grace, mercy and ultimately, redemption.

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