Eyes On Houston: Stars shine at 'Ben-Hur' premire in Houston

Pastor Joel Osteen among those attending event

By Chris Swanson

HOUSTON - It was a star-studded night at the Ipic Theater in the River Oaks District for the premier of the movie Ben-Hur

Houston socialites mixed and mingled with movie stars and producers in the Houston heat before strolling the red carpet. 

The movie started filming in Rome in February 2015, and it is the fifth film adaptation of the 1880 novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

Pastor Joel Osteen visited the set. 

VIDEO: Red carpet premiere in Houston for Ben-Hur

The film was produced by famous producers Mark Burnett and his wife, Roma Downey.

Ben-Hur is now showing in theaters.

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