By Margaret Lyons
Updated May 04, 2009 at 01:35 PM EDT

A new four-hour miniseries of Ben-Hur is getting underway, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Joseph Morgan stars as Judah Ben-Hur, Stephen Campbell Moore will play Messala, and Emily VanCamp has been cast as Esther. The cast also includes Ray Winstone, Kristen Kruek, and Hugh Bonneville.