Ben-Hur is a 2016 American historical period drama directed by Timur Bekmambetov and written by Keith Clarke and John Ridley.
It is the fifth film adaptation of the 1880 novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ by Lew Wallace following the 1907 silent film, the 1925 silent film, the Academy Award-winning 1959 film and the 2003 animated film of the same name. It has been termed a "readaptation", "reimagining", and "new interpretation" of the novel.
The film stars Jack Huston, Morgan Freeman, Toby Kebbell, Nazanin Boniadi, Haluk Bilginer, and Rodrigo Santoro.
some first approach images
alphabet based on the classic font was redesigned with variations
final animation and stills
Bazelevs Team LA
VFX Producer — Ekaterina Averina
VFX coordinator — Marina Simkina
Art Director/Animator — Dmitry Semyonov
Look Development/Render — Serge Aleynikov
VFX Supervisor — Sergey Nevshupov
3d models of cirque and sculptures was provided by Mr. X Inc.