Forgotten Films: The Unmade Gladiator 2

Ridley Scott's Gladiator almost got a wild, time-traveling sequel.

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Forgotten Films: The Unmade Gladiator 2

Ridley Scott’s 2000 epic starring Russell Crowe and Joaquin Phoenix was a box office and awards success, leading to speculation of a follow-up film. The idea for Gladiator 2 would have made for a truely out-of-left field blockbuster, a wild departure in tone from the original. 

Check back next week for episode 2!