Barry Keogan, the actor who was nominated for an Oscar for playing the role of villain and negative to the cast Gladiator 2 directed by Ridley Scott has been added.
according to the newest Cinema and TV news, the actor has been identified as the villain of Gladiator 2. Academy Award-nominated actor Barry Keogan is in talks with Paramount to appear in Gladiator 2, and it is said that if the deal is finalized, he will play the role of Emperor Geta, who will actually be the villain of the film. Earlier Pavel Maskelthe actor of the series Normal People and the movie Aftersun was chosen to play the role of Lucius in the movie Gladiator 2.
Barry Keogan is best known these days for his role in The Banshees of Inisherin, for which he was nominated for an Academy Award at the ceremony. Oscar 2023 to be Keogan’s other roles include The Killing of a Sacred Deer, Dunkirk, American Animals, The Green Knight, Eternals, Love/Hate, and Chernobyl. Among the future works of this actor, we can mention the movie Saltburn and the series Masters of the Air.
The movie Gladiator 2 will be released on November 22, 2024. Ridley Scott will return to direct Gladiator 2, and the task of writing the screenplay for Gladiator 2 is in the hands of David Scarpa, who previously worked with Scott on All The Money In The World and Napoleon. Gladiator was released in 2000 and grossed more than $460 million at the global box office.
Gladiator was also nominated for 11 Academy Awards and won 5 awards, including Best Picture and Best Actor for Russell Crowe. Gladiator 2 is said to follow the story of Lucius, the son of Lucilla played by Connie Nielsen and the niece of Commodus played by Joaquin Phoenix. At the end of Gladiator, Lucious was so impressed by Russell Crowe’s Maximus that he saved him and his mother.
Scott has recently directed the movie Napoleon, which stars Joaquin Phoenix, Vanessa Kirby and Ben Miles. The movie Napoleon is scheduled to be released on an unknown date in 2023 in theaters and on Apple TV Plus.