As Ridley Scott, the director of historical epics like Gladiator, makes a new one, attention must be paid to it. (You all went back to sleep The final duellet’s go! His new film is Napoleonwhich deals with the true story of the infamous general and dictator, played by Scott’s gladiator Co-star Joaquin Phoenix.
The screenplay for the film was written by David Scarpa, who also wrote Scott’s true crime film All the money in the worldalong with The last castle and the remake of The day the earth stood still; in addition to Phoenix, Napoleon Vanessa Kirby also plays Napoleon’s wife Josephine.
Few filmmakers are as adept as Scott at this style of historical filmmaking and the trailer for it Napoleon makes it look like another wild cinematic experience. You can watch it below:
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Here is the official synopsis of the film:
“Napoleon” is a spectacular action epic that describes the eventful rise of the legendary Napoleon Bonaparte, played by Oscar winner Joaquin Phoenix. Set against the breathtaking backdrop of large-scale cinematography orchestrated by the legendary Ridley Scott, the film captures Bonaparte’s tireless path to power through the prism of his addictive, volatile relationship with his one true love, Josephine, and showcases his visionary military and political tactics against some of them the most dynamic practical fight sequences ever filmed.
Napoleon is scheduled to hit theaters on November 23rd. It will later stream on Apple TV+. And seriously, watch The final duel. The movie was so good. I don’t know what the hell happened there. Speaking of which gladiatorScott’s next film after that Napoleon Is Gladiator 2.
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Source : screencrush.com