It was the year 2000 when Gladiator was originally released. And, became an instant hit. This film directed by Ridley Scott was a box office success. In addition to that, it also received positive reviews. And, was critically acclaimed.
Gladiator won the hearts of the people. Based on the 1958 book of the name ” Those about to die” ( formerly known as The way of the gladiator) by Daniel P. Mannix, the film’s script is inspired by the book. The writer of the script is Franzoni. Gladiator was directed by Ridley Scott . The film was a superhit and became immensely popular.
Gladiator 2 is keeping the fans waiting. And, we hope the watch is worth the wait.
What is Gladiator 2 all about ?
Gladiator 1 had an unexpected ending with the death of Maximus. This seemed to rule out all possibilities of a sequel. However, in 2018 Paramount confirmed that a second movie may come. This year producers Walter F Parkes and Laurie MacDonald said they are working on the idea of the film with Ridley. They are also working with another amazing writer Peter Craig. The story will pick up after 25-30 years of Maximus’s death. The storyline will focus on Lucius. Maximus will not be the driving force but a figure of inspiration for Lucius.
Whom can we expect in Gladiator 2 cast?
Nothing is certain at this point of time regarding the cast of Gladiator 2. Russell Crowd might return. Spencer Treat Clark played the role of Lucius in Gladiator. He might come into this Roman world.
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Gladiator 2 Release date
Ridley Scott directed the first movie . And, it is fitting and apt that he directs the second Gladiator movie. We hope he comes back for Gladiator 2. The producers have said that Ridley is on board . But, whether he will be directing the movie or not is something we are not sure about. However, he will be a part one way or the other. Peter Craig is the script writer. And, we know his work. So, we can be assured of the quality. Ridley works at Godspeed. Hence we hope the movie to be released by 2021.