The ‘Gladiator’ Sequel Just Took an Important Step Forward ridley scott selected Paul Mescal Much better to star in the film above famous actors. Other actors who applied for the role were miles teller (“Top Gun: Maverick”), Austin Butler (‘Elvis’), richard madden (‘eternal’) o Timothée Chalamet (“Dune 2”).
The veteran filmmaker has finally opted for the male lead of the ‘Ordinary People’ series to bring to life Lucio, nephew of Emperor Commodus.Joaquin Phoenix, had played Spencer Treat Clark The film released in the year 2000, but for ‘Gladiator 2’ a face change has been chosen.
By Deadline they clarify that the deal with Mescal is not yet closed, but something very strange would have to happen for the talks not to come to fruition. Obviously, Her first meeting with Scott was last NovemberThat’s when the filmmaker was clear that it was the actor who had been chosen to lead the long-awaited sequel.
At the moment it is unknown which other actors will appear in ‘Gladiator 2’, but it is certain that the one in charge of the script david scarpa (‘all the money in the world’) and they will return as much jaunty yates As arthur maxHeaded by the film’s costume designer and production designer Russell Crowe,
I remind you that it is planned ‘Gladiator 2’ shooting to begin in Morocco in May this yearThis is the reason why it was not included in the list of most awaited films of 2023, as it would take a miracle to reach the theaters before 2024.