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Hollywood Classic 'Ben-Hur' Gets Modern Remake

"Ben-Hur", the 1959 movie epic that won 11 Oscars, has received a Hollywood revamp – but its makers say the famed chariot race still relies on humans and horses, not special effects. "Boardwalk Empire" actor Jack Huston takes on the role for which the late Charlton Heston was named Best Actor, playing the young Jewish noble Judah Ben-Hur, who is sent into slavery by Roman occupiers but returns to take his revenge. "If you think about the climate of the world...

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