Early box-office projections look grim for Timur Bekmambetov's upcoming historical epic, which cost an estimated $100 million to produce.
The studio's presentation looked ahead to more "Transformers" and "Mission: Impossible" while also showcasing its 2016 film slate.
The Homeland actress will play Esther in the remake following the departure of Wonder Woman star Gal Gadot.
The actress, who debuts as the iconic heroine in 2016's Batman v Superman, won't have time for Timur Bekmambetov's remake.
As Paramount Pictures teases a 2016 slate that includes Hansel and Gretel 2, Paranormal Activity 5 and Beverly Hills Cop, Universal announces a delay for the next Bourne film.
MGM is reportedly looking at Wanted and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter director Timur Bekmambetov to bring a Ben-Hur remake to the big screen.