Ridley Scott has dumped Joaquin Phoenix. The actor’s immense talent (and eccentricity) has impressed both NapoleonLatest Project by the Director of blade Runner, that Scott has finally ended up turning down the film. He revealed this in an interview with Empire, where the filmmaker described his latest collaboration with Phoenix (who is preparing for his part). Joker 2) as “one of the most challenging experiences with an actor of my life, but also one of the best”.
Ridley Scott and Joaquin Phoenix last met the Gladiator, While rumors abound about a sequel to that milestone in historical cinema (here are our bets on the cast, plot, and release date of that fictional film), gladiator 2), the director and cast have joined forces again after twenty years to bring the life of Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte to the big screen. While the lead role, in theory, wouldn’t require a physical transformation like the one that made him famous, Joaquin Phoenix hasn’t exactly made things easy with respect to his record.
“Joaquin is as unorthodox as it gets. Not intentionally, but out of pure intuition. This is what moves him. If something’s bothering him, he’ll let you know,” Scott says. “Special Napoleon By asking everything With Joaquin, you might end up rewriting the damn movie because he’s uncomfortable. and that’s probably what happened Napoleon, According to the filmmaker, Phoenix’s own persona influenced the creative process so much that it ended up changing the film: “We reworked the film so that it focused more on who Bonaparte was. And I had to respect that, because what he was proposing was incredibly creative. It just made everything bigger and better.”
Ridley Scott doesn’t mince words when it comes to estimating the size of his movie: “With NapoleonI think we worked until we got the character, or at least got very close to what it could have been. Joaquin is probably the most special and thoughtful actor I’ve worked with.” The tape we knew until recently BelongingsStanley is the successor to Kubrick’s unfinished project, but also Abel Gance’s modernist attempt to incorporate the French general into his ambitious plan. NapoleonSince 1927.
Napoleon, by Ridley Scott and with Joaquin Phoenix: Where to see it?
Phoenix will co-star with Vanessa Kirby, who was cast for the role of Napoleon’s wife Josephine after Jodie Comer (who collaborated with Ridley Scott on The One). final duel) left the project last January. Produced by Apple Studios, the film is expected to premiere directly on the Apple TV+ platform sometime in 2023.