Movie director Ridley Scott is being guarded by hundreds of soldiers on
location in Morocco - after receiving death threats from Islamic extremists
upset about his new movie.
The 'terrorists' are offended by battle scenes in Scott's new movie about
the Crusades, Kingdom of Heaven, particularly those between Christian King
RICHARD THE LIONHEART and Muslim SARACEN soldiers.
A crew member reveals, "There is concern, but everyone is getting on with
the job in hand."
King Mohammed of Morocco has ordered increased security for the Gladiator
director and the cast which includes Liam Neeson, Kiera Chaplin and JEREMY