Paul Mescal is ready to star within the extremely anticipated upcoming sequel to Gladiator. In accordance with the actor, he hasn’t gotten in contact with Russell Crowe about starring because the nephew to his character.
Chatting with Esquire UK, Mescal — who will star as Lucius, the nephew of Crowe’s Maximus, within the movie — mentioned that he hasn’t contacted Crowe about taking part in the function. For Mescal, his character is so “completely separate” from Crowe’s that there wouldn’t be a lot to speak about.
“I don’t know what we might discuss,” Mescal mentioned. “Like, I’d love to listen to his tales from filming, however the character is, like, completely separate.”
What will we learn about Gladiator 2?
Ridley Scott will director Gladiator 2 from a screenplay written by David Scarpa. The sequel is ready to happen years after the occasions of the primary movie. Paul Mescal will play Lucius, the son of Nielsen’s Lucilla within the first movie. It would additionally star Oscar winner Denzel Washington, in addition to Pedro Pascal.
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Producing Gladiator 2 might be Scott and Scott Free president Michael Pruss, alongside Pink Wagon Leisure’s Douglas Wick and Lucy Fisher. Common additionally has the precise to companion on the undertaking as soon as it’s packaged, as they co-produced the unique together with DreamWorks. Additionally crew returning are costume designer Janty Yates and manufacturing designer Arthur Max.
The unique movie was led by Russell Crowe, Joaquin Phoenix, Oliver Reed, Djimon Hounsou, Tommy Flanagan, and extra. The movie centered round a disgraced Roman basic who turns into a gladiator after he will get betrayed by Commodus, the grasping son of the Emperor. The function of Maximus is commonly thought of a career-making function for Crowe, who gained worldwide recognition for his compelling efficiency.