Tuesday, January 31, 2023

‘Gladiator 2’: Everything We Know About the Sequel Starring Russell Crowe and Joaquin Phoenix

There are movies that are born to tell a one-off story and never return to that universe. However, there are certain cases in which this is not a hindrance for the sequel to go ahead and it looks like that will finally be the case with ‘Gladiator’, which is directed by the acclaimed film. ridley scott in the year 2000 and which earned him his only Oscar till date Russell Crowe,

For years it seemed like a completed project that came to nothing, but now we’re going to review Everything You Know About ‘Gladiator 2’ Right Now, With Scott behind the cameras, this is a movie that still has many unknowns about it, so we’ll update this article as they become clearer.


The insane initial plan included the return of Maximo Decimo Meridio, the unforgettable character played by Russell Crowe in the first installment, but that idea was discarded in favor of a more rational approach. Here the story focuses on Lucio, the nephew of Commodus, who was greatly marked by Maximo’s sacrifice and will here live his own adventure.

We still don’t have more specific details about that adventure, but it is known that the screenplay is written by peter craigA writer of novels turned screenplay who has collaborated on titles like ‘The Town (City of Thieves)’, ‘The Hunger Games: Mockingjay’ or both installments of ‘The Batman’.

When will ‘Gladiator 2’ be released in theatres?

Gladiator Logo Movie

The date of its arrival in theaters has not been officially announced. However, everything indicates It should premiere in 2024, Eventually, filming will take place in 2023, with recording expected to begin this coming May in Morocco.

cast and protagonist

Gladiator Scene

No actors have yet been officially announced to appear in the sequel, as it is clear that the biggest claim will be the re-cast of Russell Crowe and Joaquin PhoenixBut with the events of the first installment making it clear that flashbacks will have to be resorted to in any case to make a presence felt and 20 years don’t pass in vain, will the two agree that digital rejuvenation be used? It seems unlikely, especially in the case of Phoenix.

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That said, the big question is whether Spencer Treat Clark He will return as Lucio. Eventually, a sequel is supposed to fix this character and the actor is still active, as we recently saw him in ‘Glass’ or ‘Weird: The Al Jankovic Story’. In principle, it counts – although no official announcement has yet been made in this regard.


Ridley Scott Y Russell Crowe Rodando Gladiator

Ridley Scott will take over directing again, not even the fact of being already 85 years old—he replaced him on November 30—makes him even consider the possibility of retiring or handing the reins of this sequel to another director. inspired, which they did for example in the case of ‘Blade Runner 2049’ and Denis Villeneuve,

Let’s remember that Scott is also the person most responsible for titles as emblematic as ‘Alien, the Eighth Passenger’ or ‘Blade Runner’, while his most recent filmography includes ‘Mars (The Martian)’, ‘The Last Duel’ There are such works. or the Napoleonic biopic starring Phoenix that will premiere on Apple TV+ at a date to be specified in 2023.

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Trailers, Images & Posters

filming hasn’t started yet, so obviously There are no photos of ‘Gladiator 2’ yet This is not a photomontage.

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