Tag: Sword and Sandals

Gladiator II Trailer Looks Familiar

Grab your sword and sandals because Ridley Scott is taking you back to Rome. Today, Paramount released a trailer for Gladiator II, the long-gestating sequel to the 2000 semi-historical epic that won Best Picture and Best Actor at the Academy Awards. Set over twenty years after the original, Gladiato...

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Gladiator 2 Budget is Insane

Get set for the next high-profile Hollywood cash-burner… well, probably not the very next one, but one of many upcoming drains. Ridley Scott wrapped filming on the sequel to his 2000 hit Gladiator on January 17, 2024, and initial reports had the budget at $165 million. But according to The Hollyw...

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Ridley Scott Announces Gladiator 2 Is On the Way. WHY?

Quite possibly the most unnecessary sequel of all time is coming. Ridley Scott announced that after Kitbag, a movie documenting the rise and fall of Napoleon Bonaparte starring Joaquin Phoenix as the titular Emperor of France, he will be moving forward with a sequel to the 2000 Academy Award-winning...

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A Look Back at Starz’ Spartacus

My dad and I watched together several TV shows together over the years. Usually, it was sci-fi series like the Star Trek franchise or Sliders. However, we were also big into history, checking out shows like Rome and, occasionally, some things on The History Channel. When Spartacus: Blood and Sand pr...

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