6 May Fans have uncovered Nick Cave’s script for the sequel to Ridley Scott’s Gladiator, years after the idea was proposed and eventually dismissed. 6 May Studio rejected Cave’s story of a time-traveling Russell Crowe. Boo. A long time ago, Nick Cave wrote a script for Gladiator 2 and he’s finally opened up on what it included.
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I enjoyed writing it very much because I knew on every level that it was never going to get made — Nick Cave.
Nick Cave’s rejected Gladiator 2 script uncovered!
The Bad Seed certainly came up with an inventive solution. It’s a waste of fucking time, and I have a lot to do. But he had disappeared.
Franz Schubert Chamber Music Concert. The message is that by choosing armed combat over non-violent resistance, Maximus has condemned humanity to an eternal cycle of bloodshed, which is a thought-provoking conclusion, but maybe not a crowd-pleasing one.
Following the success of Gladiator, released inCrowe and Scott invited Cave to write a gladiafor for the sequel.
As Cave explained to Variety: A family reunion in sunny Elysium? Am I making myself clear?
Nick Cave Talks About His Gladiator 2 Script
According to one blog’s synopsis of the scriptCrowe’s Maximus meddles with Roman gods in the glaviator, is reincarnated, defends early Christians, reunites with his son, and ultimately lives forever — leading tanks in the second world war and even mucking around in the modern-day Pentagon. Jupiter offers him a deal: Now, 28 years later, he finally catches up with the year-old KGB master spy to find out why. But these scenes also bring back some of the characters and political intrigue from Gladiator.
Once you adjust your expectations, you can settle in and enjoy Gladiator 2 for the supernatural quest movie that it is.
Another chat with the Roman Gods? Top five regrets of the dying. Only by thinking outside the box — several miles outside the box. Time-travelling, dimension-hopping and anti-war philosophising are all very well.
The last thing I ever wanted to get involved with is Hollywood. But it has one glaring, fatal flaw: Understandably, Crowe was keener on a film that he could actually be in, and so he hired another screenwriter, Nick Cave. After Cave’s unsuccessful foray into Hollywood blockbusters, he has pursued smaller screenwriting gigs — including ‘s The Proposition — but mostly he has stuck to music. Now the people want to know how the story ends. I mean, as a piece it works very well. They hoped that the macabre musician could find a creative solution to Gladiator 2’s main hurdle — that Maximus, Crowe’s character, dies at the end of the first film.
Musician Nick Cave wrote a time-travel saga in which Maximus is not a gladiator — and an emperor laments his lightning-struck giraffe, writes Nicholas Barber.
Pop and rock news. The kindness of the Muslim men who helped me leave behind my miserable marriage. How could Scott and Crowe make Gladiator 2?
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Jupiter explains that one of their number, Hephaestus, has betrayed them, and is now preaching the gospel of another god who is more caev than all of them. The way it works is that people get an idea you could possibly do something, but there’s a one-in-a-hundred chance that it could get made.
Human again, he travels to Rome in search of his son Marius: Just gladiaror quibble for a moment, Hephaestus is a Greek god, not a Roman one, so Cave should really have named him Vulcan.
When I say ‘worked very well’, I don’t refer to success. Instead, Cave has Maximus striding into battle through the centuries: After his wife went missing, Richard Klinkhamer wrote a book on seven ways to kill your spouse.
All The next month The next 3 months Gladkator next 6 Months. Then it turned out he really had. With cavd help of a ghostly guide, Mordecai, Maximus treks to a ruined temple where he meets Jupiter, Mars and five other diseased and decrepit Roman deities. Amal Alamuddin, 36, reported to have displayed ring but actor’s agent refuses to comment on personal matters.