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Claude Heater, Opera Singer Who Played Jesus in ‘Ben-Hur,’ Dies at 92

Claude Heater, the famed opera singer who appeared with his face unseen as Jesus Christ in William Wyler's epic 1959 production of 'Ben-Hur,' has died. He was 92.

MGM Beats Earnings Guidance With Full-Year Results, Despite ‘Ben-Hur’ Losses

The parent of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer posted $61 million in film impairment charges, due mainly to the Biblical-themed epic bombing at the worldwide box office.

‘Ben Hur’ to ‘BFG’: Hollywood’s Biggest Box-Office Bombs of 2016

Fourteen movies from 2016 make the year-end list, including: 'Alice Through the Looking Glass,' 'The BFG.' 'Deepwater Horizon' and 'Ben-Hur.'

‘Ben Hur’ Director Blames U.S. Box-Office Failure on Film’s “Forgive Your Enemy” Message

Timur Bekmambetov says that few people can "understand and accept" that message.

‘Ben-Hur’ Faces Epic $120M Loss as Summer’s Biggest Box-Office Bust

Steven Spielberg's 'The BFG' and fellow Disney release 'Alice Through the Looking Glass' are other giant-sized summer tentpoles racking up major losses.

‘Ben-Hur’ Fallout: Film, TV Biblical Epics in Need of Redemption

MGM and Paramount's big screen 'Ben-Hur' bombed in its box-office debut, following troubled results for similarly themed movies and television shows.

Glenn Beck Raves About ‘Ben-Hur’ as Critics Jeer

"This is the movie we hoped 'Noah' would be, which was an abomination," Beck said of 'Ben-Hur,' which is so far bombing at the box office.

Weekend Box Office: ‘Ben-Hur’ Bombing; ‘Suicide Squad’ Still No. 1

'Ben-Hur' — the summer's final big-budget title — looks to be beat by fellow new offerings 'War Dogs' and 'Kubo and the Two Strings'; 'Sausage Party' continues to prosper in its second…

Hollywood Flashback: ‘Ben-Hur’ First Conquered Hollywood in 1959

As a remake heads to theaters Aug. 19, THR looks back at the film starring Charlton Heston as a Jewish prince-turned-slave-turned-chariot racer: "When a horse went down, there was no room for…

‘Ben-Hur’ Premiere: Cast Reflects on Family Dynamics, Vengeance and Redemption

"It's important to say that this isn't a remake of the incredible William Wyler film. It is our reimagining of Ben-Hur for 2016," producer Sean Daniel tells THR.

‘Ben-Hur’: Film Review

The latest big-screen iteration of the beloved epic was directed by Timur Bekmanbetov ('Wanted') and stars Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell and Morgan Freeman.

Rio Olympics: ‘Rogue One,’ ‘Pete’s Dragon’ Lead Movie Advertising Blitz

The first trailer for December's 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' debuted exclusively on Thursday night's broadcast of the Summer Olympics, while a new trailer for Tom Hanks' 'Inferno' and a teaser for…