Director: Ridley Scott
Writer(s): David Scarpa
Starring: Denzel Washington, Paul Mescal, Barry Keoghan
Synopsis: Plot under wraps. Sequel to Ridley Scott’s ‘Gladiator’. Paul Mescal will play Lucius, the son of Lucilla (Connie Nielsen), as a grown man as the story takes place years after the first film ended. Lucius also was the nephew of Commodus (Joaquin Phoenix), the son of Roman leader Marcus Aurelius who murdered his father and seized the throne. Commodus wound up in the gladiator ring with Maximus who, though mortally wounded, skewered the emperor before fading into the great beyond to reunite with his slain wife and son. Maximus saved Lucius and Lucilla while avenging his own family, and left a strong impression on the young boy.
Release Date: November 22, 2024 (USA) | Length: Unknown | Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama | MPAA Rating: Unknown | Note: Original announcement.