June 23, 2024 4:51 pm

Ridley Scott's Gladiator 2 Sidesteps Rome for Unexpected Reasons
Ridley Scott's Gladiator 2 Sidesteps Rome for Unexpected Reasons

Ridley Scott’s Gladiator 2 Sidesteps Rome for Unexpected Reasons

The upcoming sequel to Ridley Scott‘s epic film Gladiator did not have any scenes in Rome. Gladiator II has instead ventured into different territories for its backdrop, a decision shaped by circumstances beyond the control of its famed director. The sequel was unable to film in Rome, a location central to the original narrative, due to logistical conflicts with another production, Those About to Die. This TV series, spearheaded by Roland Emmerich and penned by Robert Rodat, had already claimed the essential filming spots in Rome.

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​Ridley Scott ‘was disappointed’ at not shooting Gladiator 2 in Rome. Read More