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How a Painting Wooed Ridley Scott into Directing ‘Gladiator’

It’s been 20 years since Gladiator asked one of the most famous questions in cinematic history: “Are you not entertained?” According to Oscar-winning producer Douglas Wick, Ridley Scott was born to make their historical epic from 2000 that collected five Academy Awards including best picture. Because of Scott’s knack for world building and visual storytelling, […]

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Gerard Butler to Star in Action Thriller ‘Remote Control’ for STXfilms

Gerard Butler is an international action hero, so you probably won’t be surprised to learn that he’s set to star in the international action thriller Remote Control, which will mark his third picture with Stx following Den of Thieves and the upcoming Ric Roman Waugh film Greenland. Two-time Oscar nominee John Mathieson, who earned his […]

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‘No Time to Die’: Hans Zimmer Takes Over as Composer on Bond Movie (Exclusive)

Hans Zimmer is James Bond’s new composer, multiple sources tell Variety.The composer of “Gladiator,” “Inception” and “The Da Vinci Code” is already believed to be working on “No Time to Die,” the 25th film in the 007 franchise starring Daniel Craig. He replaces Dan Romer, the American composer who had previously been announced as scoring […]

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Russell Crowe Starring in Road-Rage Thriller ‘Unhinged’

In a pre-Cannes Film Festival signing, Russell Crowe has come on board “Unhinged,” a psychological road rage thriller which will start production July 15 in New Orleans.Rights to the film, which is the first Solstice Studios movie to go into production, will go on sale next week at the Cannes Film Festival.“Unhinged” is directed by […]

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Pop Culture Review: ‘Game of Thrones’ Finale Battle, ‘Gladiator 2′ In the Works, and More

Welcome back to The Collider Pop Culture Review, in which Collider’s weekend editor Vinnie Mancuso wakes up only slightly hungover on a Saturday to rate the week’s biggest stories in film and television on a scale from 1 to 10. This week: Game of Thrones is going to end on a pants-shittingly large battle scene, […]

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Daily Podcast: Parenting Advice For Film Fanatics, Avatar, Inside Man 2, Doctor Who, Gladiator, The Time Machine & Penny Dreadful

On the November 2, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and tv news, including Avatar, Inside Man 2, Doctor Who, Gladiator, The Time Machine and Penny Dreadful. And a new edition of Advice Corner with Chris […]

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‘Gladiator 2’: Ridley Scott’s Oscar Winner Is Getting a Sequel, Here are the First Details

“Gladiator 2” is officially moving forward with director Ridley Scott and screenwriter Peter Craig, Deadline reports. The storyline will center on Lucius, the son of Connie Nielsen’s character Lucilla from the original film. Lucius is the nephew of Joaquin Phoenix’s Commodus, the Roman leader killed by Russell Crowe’s Maximus. Crowe’s character died at the end […]

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First Look: Josh O’Connor, Annette Bening and Bill Nighy in ‘Hope Gap’ (exclusive)

Project wrapped UK shoot earlier this month.Screen can reveal the first look at Josh O’Connor, Annette Bening and Bill Nighy in William Nicholson’s family drama Hope Gap for Origin Pictures.Principal photography wrapped on the project earlier this month after shooting for five weeks in the eponymous Hope Gap in Seaford, Sussex as well as in […]

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