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Paul Mescal Hopes Gladiator Ii And Wicked Can Repeat Barbenheimer Phenomenon

Paul Mescal is hopeful that ‘Gladiator II’ and ‘Wicked’ can repeat the ‘Barbenheimer’ phenomenon.The two blockbusters are both set to hit cinemas on November 22 and Paul hopes that the opposing films can recreate the...

Paul Mescal Worried He Looked 'Like An Underwear Model' After Buffing Up

Paul Mescal worried he would look "more like an underwear model than a warrior" after transforming his body for 'Gladiator 2'.The 28-year-old actor landed the starring role in the sequel to Sir Ridley Scott's Oscar-winning...

Ridley Scott 'Was Never Told Or Asked' About Alien And Blade Runner Sequels

Sir Ridley Scott claims he was "never told or asked" about making sequels to 'Alien' and 'Blade Runner'.The iconic 86-year-old filmmaker insisted he didn't have the "choice" or control to make studios wait for follow-ups...

Paul Mescal Offered ‘Gladiator Ii’ After Meeting Ridley Scott For 30 Minutes

Paul Mescal was offered a role in ‘Gladiator II’ after meeting its director Ridley Scott for only half-an-hour.The ‘Normal People’ actor, 28, had already made ‘Blade Runner’ filmmaker Ridley, 86, a fan thanks to his...

Joseph Quinn 'Grateful' To Work With Sir Ridley Scott

Joseph Quinn felt "incredibly grateful" to work with Sir Ridley Scott on 'Gladiator 2'.The 30-year-old actor is part of the cast for the sequel to the Oscar-winning 2000 original and he revealed the 86-year-old director...

Sir Ridley Scott Making Movie About Cirque Du Soleil Show O

Sir Ridley Scott is developing a film about the Cirque du Soleil show 'O'.The legendary director has been tapped by the circus group to put together a picture with his Scott Free banner as the...

'I'm Slightly Uncomfortable': Russell Crowe Has Reservations About Gladiator 2

Russell Crowe is "slightly uncomfortable" that 'Gladiator 2' is being made.The 60-year-old star played Roman general Maximus Decimus Meridius in Sir Ridley Scott's original historical epic and admits that it is disconcerting to see the...

King Charles Asked If He Likes Love Island During Royal Garden Party

Maya Jama asked King Charles if he's a 'Love Island' fan during a Buckingham Palace garden party on Wednesday (15.05.24).The 29-year-old presenter was among the guests at a reception for those who work in the...

Brian Cox Blasts Joaquin Phoenix’S Napoleon Portrayal As ‘Truly Terrible’

Brian Cox has slammed Joaquin Phoenix’s portrayal of Napoleon as “truly terrible”.The outspoken actor, 77, who has spent years sharing his fiery views on other actors’ personalities, behaviour on set and performances, also declared he...

UK Tour Announced For Blade Runner Live In Concert

'Blade Runner' will be presented live in concert for a UK tour later this year.Sir Ridley Scott's classic sci-fi film will return to Britain in 2024 after previously premiering at the Royal Albert Hall in...

Paul Mescal: 'Gladiator 2 Is First Movie That Piqued My Interest'

Paul Mescal says 'Gladiator 2' was the first major movie that "piqued my interest".The 28-year-old actor - who shot to fame portraying heartthrob Connell in the hit TV adaptation of Sally Rooney's 'Normal People' -...

Sir Ridley Scott Technique Made Gladiator 2 Feel Like Theatre

Fred Hechinger found working on 'Gladiator 2' like being in theatre.The actor - who has appeared in the likes of 'The Woman in the Window', 'White Lotus' and Netflix's 'Fear Street Trilogy' - is set...

Russell Crowe Warns Fans Over 'Shonky' Ai Ads

Russell Crowe has warned fans not to be duped by "fake" AI adverts featuring his likeness.The 'Gladiator' star has hit out after stumbling across a video which appears to show him promoting a real estate...

Jodie Comer Details Price She Paid Playing A Rape Victim

Jodie Comer was plagued by sleepless nights while playing a rape victim on stage. The 30-year-old actress, who was propelled to fame in Hollywood after her breakout role as assassin Villanelle in ‘Killing Eve’, took...

Dame Shirley Bassey 'Truly Humbled' To Be Included On The King's New Year's Honours List

Dame Shirley Bassey is "truly humbled" to have been included on the King's New Year's Honours list.The 86-year-old singer has become just the 64th living person to be made a Companion of Honour - which...

‘Gladiator’ Sequel ‘Set To Resume Shooting In December’ After Actors’ Strike Agreement

The ‘Gladiator’ sequel is reportedly set to resume shooting in Malta on 4 December.Shooting on the follow-up to Ridley Scott’s historical epic was delayed during the actors strike that paralysed Hollywood, but the announcement on...

Michael Mann: House Of Gucci Did Not Influence Adam Driver's Ferrari Casting

Michael Mann insists that Adam Driver's role in 'House of Gucci' had no influence on his casting in 'Ferrari'.The 40-year-old star portrays Enzo Ferrari in Mann's biopic about the founder of the iconic Italian car...

Vanessa Kirby Used 'Creative Licence' For Depiction Of Empress Josephine In Napoleon

Vanessa Kirby used "creative licence" for her portrayal of Empress Josephine in 'Napoleon'.The 35-year-old actress features in Sir Ridley Scott's historical epic as the wife of Joaquin Phoenix's ruthless French Emperor and explained how she...

'An Obvious Thing To Do': Sir Ridley Scott On The Slow Evolution Of Gladiator 2

Sir Ridley Scott says that making 'Gladiator 2' became "an obvious thing to do".The 85-year-old filmmaker is helming a long-awaited sequel to his 2000 historical epic and explained how he was initially tentative to revisit...

Sir Ridley Scott Says Health Is 'Far More Important' Than Winning An Oscar

Sir Ridley Scott fears it's too "late" for him to win an Oscar and he's decided his health is "far more important".The 85-year-old 'Blade Runner' director has yet to take home a coveted Academy Award...

Sir Ridley Scott Teases Paul Mescal's Baboon Fight Scene In Gladiator 2

Paul Mescal fights baboons in 'Gladiator 2'.Sir Ridley Scott has been editing 90 minutes of footage for the sequel to the 2000 historical drama amid the SAG-AFTRA strike, and he teased a wild scene for...

Ridley Scott Blasts Blade Runner Critics After Re-watching 'Special' Movie

Sir Ridley Scott has hit out at 'Blade Runner' critics who blasted the movie as "slow", after he recently re-watched the film for the first time in two decades. The 85-year-old filmmaker has insisted that...

'We Have Four Hours 10 Minutes': Ridley Scott's Napoleon Director's Cut Will Be Released On Apple Tv+

Ridley Scott's four-hour 'Napoleon' director's cut will be released to streaming audiences.The 85-year-old director has confirmed that an extended version of his upcoming historical epic – which features Joaquin Phoenix as the French emperor –...

'It's Kind Of Peculiar': Vanessa Kirby Says Napoleon Explores The Mindset Of The French Emperor

Vanessa Kirby says that 'Napoleon' will explore the "psyche" of the French emperor.The 35-year-old actress features opposite Joaquin Phoenix in Ridley Scott's historical epic as Napoleon's wife Josephine de Beauharnais and revealed how the movie...

Paul Mescal Feels 'Stressed' Over Gladiator 2

Paul Mescal feels "stressed" whenever he talks about 'Gladiator 2' - insisting it's the 'biggest' role of his career so far.The 27-year-old 'Normal People' star plays Lucius - believed to be the nephew of Joaquin...

Paul Mescal 'Stressed' About Gladiator Sequel

Paul Mescal is "stressed" about the 'Gladiator' sequel.The 27-year-old actor admitted he is feeling huge pressure about the upcoming Sir Ridley Scott movie, which is a sequel to the Academy Award winning 2000 movie starring...

Ridley Scott Regrets Stepping Down From Blade Runner 2049

Ridley Scott regrets not being able to direct the 'Blade Runner' sequel.The 85-year-old filmmaker found himself in a difficult position having to choose between 'Blade Runner 2049' and 'Alien: Covenant' due to a scheduling clash,...

Sigourney Weaver Calls For More Films About 'Capable, Diverse And Incredible' Women

Sigourney Weaver has called for more women on screen to be portrayed "as interesting as women really are".The 73-year-old Hollywood legend feels "lucky" she got to play warrant officer Ellen Ripley in Sir Ridley Scott's...

'This Little Demon Is Napoleon Bonaparte': Ridley Scott Reveals Why He Cast Joaquin Phoenix

Sir Ridley Scott cast Joaquin Phoenix in 'Napoleon' after an inspirational moment while watching 'Joker'. The 85-year-old director is helming the upcoming historical epic that sees Phoenix play the role of the French Emperor, and...

Paul Mescal To Star In Gladiator Sequel

Paul Mescal is set to star in Sir Ridley Scott's 'Gladiator' sequel.The 'Normal People' actor is in talks to take on the leading role of Lucius Verus, the son of Roman Empress Lucilla and the...

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