Academy Award-nominee Barry Keoghan is circling his subsequent high-profile position, with the actor in negotiations to affix Ridley Scott’s untitled “Gladiator” sequel.
If the deal closes, Keoghan would be part of fellow 2023 Academy Award nominee Paul Mescal, who is about to star within the Paramount Footage movie. Keoghan is in negotiations to play Emperor Geta. Paramount Footage has dated the movie for November 22, 2024.
Scott returns to direct the movie, which follows 2000’s “Gladiator,” which was nominated for 12 Academy Awards, successful 5 together with greatest image. David Scarpa is penning the script.
Scott may also produce with Michael Pruss through Scott Free and Doug Wick & Lucy Fisher through Crimson Wagon Leisure. Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald are government producing. Additionally coming back from the unique movie are cinematographer John Mathieson, manufacturing designer Arthur Max and costume designer Janty Yates.
THR was first to report information of Keoghan’s involvement within the undertaking.
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