How do you follow the original William Wyler directed Ben Hur starring Charlton Heston and Jack Hawkins? By bringing in Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter) and a nearly unrecognizable Jack Huston and Morgan Freeman and turning a classic into a Generic. Action. Movie.
Basically, it’s a dumpster fire of generic swords-and-sandals tropes tossed into the Zack Snyder filter on Instagram.