• Connie Nielsen says 'Gladiator 2' is still alive, depending on Ridley Scott's 'tight schedule'
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    Connie Nielsen says 'Gladiator 2' is still alive, depending on Ridley Scott's 'tight schedule'

    Ridley Scott is set to direct the sequel to the Oscar-winning historical drama, set several decades after the first movie.

  • 'Gladiator' at 20: Creator David Franzoni on the film's journey from 'Easy Rider' homage to Oscar hit (exclusive)
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    'Gladiator' at 20: Creator David Franzoni on the film's journey from 'Easy Rider' homage to Oscar hit (exclusive)

    The cast and crew of Ridley Scott's epic reveal how a backpacking trip and 'Easy Rider' inspired the film and why people thought they were making 'Conan 3'.

  • 10 actors who were injured on Oscar-winning movies
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    10 actors who were injured on Oscar-winning movies

    Film sets can be dangerous places and even prestigious Oscar-winning pictures have had their fair share of accidents and injuries.

  • 10 massive mistakes in Oscar-winning movies
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    10 massive mistakes in Oscar-winning movies

    Braveheart, Titanic, Gladiator and many more Academy Award winning movies that are littered with errors.

  • Poll: Which is Ridley Scott's best movie?
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    Poll: Which is Ridley Scott's best movie?

    What will you choose? Gladiator? Blade Runner? Alien? Black Hawk Down? Or something else entirely? Ridley Scott has got an amazing back catalogue to choose from.

  • Ridley Scott has ideas for a Gladiator sequel
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    Ridley Scott has ideas for a Gladiator sequel

    As well as launching Crowe as a major leading man, ‘Gladiator’ also re-energised Scott’s directing career, the ‘Alien,’ ‘Blade Runner’ and ‘Thelma and Louise’ legend having hit a bit of dry spell in mid-1990s with such critical and commercial disappointments as ‘1492,’ ‘White Squall’ and ‘GI Jane.’ By contrast, ‘Gladiator’ wound up making $456 million worldwide and scooping five Oscars including Best Picture and Best Actor for Crowe (although, alas, no Best Director award). This is not the first time the notion of a ‘Gladiator’ sequel has been brought up.

  • Thor 3's Ragnarok rumoured to be Mad Max & Gladiator-style planet
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    Thor 3's Ragnarok rumoured to be Mad Max & Gladiator-style planet

    In Norse mythology, Ragnarok is a great battle that results in the deaths of major figures like Odin and Loki. In Marvel’s upcoming sequel ‘Thor: Ragnarok’, it may mean something else. Since it was announced, fans have assumed the film was named after this and the famed comic book story arc, but a new report has suggested its also the name of a planet central to the plot.

  • Historical Facts Hollywood Always Gets Wrong
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    Historical Facts Hollywood Always Gets Wrong

    Whether it’s a period costume, unique prop or little-known story brought to life, the movie industry loves to bang on about how authentic historical films are. But just how accurate are they? We asked award-winning historian Tom Holland, author of ‘Dynasty: The Rise and Fall of the House of Caesar’ and upcoming biography ‘Athelstan: The Making of England’ to tell us which things movies never get right.