Gladiator sequel release date set for 2024 – The Hollywood Reporter
by Ridley Scott fighter the sequel has landed a 2024 release date. The action film will hit theaters on November 22, 2024 through Paramount.
The project is a sequel to Scott’s best picture award-winning 2000 film, following Maximus Decimus Meridius (Russell Crowe), a former general forced to become a regular gladiator under the rule of Commodus (Russell Crowe). Joaquin Phoenix), a patriot. – was appointed Emperor of Rome. According to previous reports, the sequel’s story will focus on Lucius, the son of Lucilla, played by Connie Nielsen, and the grandson of Phoenix’s Commodus. The project is currently untitled.
Paul Mescal, who recently received an Oscar nomination for his role in the movie A24 sundownin talks to play the lead role.
David Scarpa, who worked with Scott on All the money in the world and the duo’s upcoming film about Napoleon Bonaparte, is writing the screenplay. Scott will also produce with Michael Pruss through Scott Free, and Doug Wick and Lucy Fisher will produce through Red Wagon Entertainment.
fighter is a co-production with Universal, with that studio now having the option to co-produce the sequel once the project is packaged. At the time of release, fighter grossed $460 million at the box office and earned 11 Oscar nominations, winning 5 awards, including best picture and best actor for Crowe.
Also coming out in November 2024 is a Marvel movie Fantastic fourscheduled for November 8