Jacob Mendez
Jacob Mendez

“Gladiator 2” is one of the most expensive films in history. The budget is jaw dropping

“Gladiator 2” It won’t hit theaters until November 22, but producers have been stoking interest in the film for a long time. They just revealed its incredibly high budget.

It turns out it’s a movie Ridley Scott will cost as much as $310 million, becoming one of the most expensive films in the history of cinema.

Originally, the film was supposed to cost “only” PLN 165 million, but last year’s strikes of scriptwriters and actors delayed its production. Each week of downtime on the set cost as much as $600,000.

“Things have gotten out of control. Nobody is keeping an eye on it,” one of the Paramount studio employees was said to have commented on the situation.

About the sequel “Gladiator” it has been loud since 2018. It was then that, along with information about the start of work on the script, a short description of the plot of the planned film was presented. His hero is played by Paul Mescal adult Lucius, nephew of Emperor Commodus and grandson of Marcus Aurelius, who is greatly influenced by the bravery shown by Maximus. Mescal recently assured that the sequel to the cult film is a really well-written production that will pay tribute to the original in a worthy way.

The other roles in Ridley Scott’s new film will star: Denzel Washington, Connie Nielsen, Derek JacobiDjimon Hounsou, Joseph Quinn, Fred Hechinger and Pedro Pascal.