Ben Hur (2010): Part 01


Ben Hur is a TV miniseries that first aired in 2010.

It is based on Lew Wallace’s 1880 novel, Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ.


About the struggle between the Roman Empire and its rebellious conquest Judaea, and two best friends caught in a terrible moment in history.


  • Joseph Morgan as Judah Ben-Hur/Sextus Arrius, a wealthy Jerusalem merchant.
  • Stephen Campbell Moore as Octavius Messala, a Roman officer.
  • Emily VanCamp as Esther, betrothed to Ben Hur.
  • Kristin Kreuk as Tirzah, Ben Hur’s sister.
  • Simón Andreu as Simonides, Esther’s father.
  • Hugh Bonneville as Pontius Pilate, Governor of Judaea.
  • James Faulkner as Marcellus Agrippa, Messala’s father.
  • Alex Kingston as Ruth, Ben Hur’s mother.
  • Art Malik as Sheik Ilderim, a wealthy Bedouin.
  • Marc Warren as David Ben Levi, Ben Hur’s overseer.
  • Lucía Jiménez as Athene, a Greek courtesan.
  • Miguel Ángel Muñoz as Antegua, a galley slave.
  • Ray Winstone as Quintus Arrius, a Roman admiral.
  • Ben Cross as Emperor Tiberius.
  • Kris Holden-Ried as Gaius Antonius, a Roman officer.
  • Michael Nardone as Hortator (galley slave master).
  • Julian Casey as Jesus Christ.
  • Eugene Simon as Young Ben Hur.
  • Toby Marlow as Young Messala.
  • Daniella Ereny as Young Tirzah.


  • Gore Vidal was mentioned to be an uncredited screenwriter for Ben Hur, according to the documentary Best of Enemies.

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Production & Filming Details

  • Director(s): Steve Shill.
  • Producer(s): Zakaria Alaoui, Dirk Beinhold, Manuel Corbi, Roger Corbi, Frank Konigsberg, Betty Palik, Michael Prupas, Michael Prupas, Steve Shill, Simon Vaughan, David Wyler, Miara Martell, and Evan Tussman.
  • Writer(s): Alan Sharp and Lew Wallace.
  • Music: Rob Lane.
  • Cinematography: Ousama Rawi.
  • Editor(s): Annie Ilkow and Simon Webb.
  • Production: Akkord Film Produktion GmbH, Drimtim Entertainment, FishCorb Films (in association with), Muse Entertainment Enterprises, and Zak Productions.
  • Distributor(s): Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
  • Release Date: 04 April 2010 (Canada).
  • Running time: 180 minutes.
  • Country: UK, US, Canada, and Spain.
  • Language: English.

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