Pedro Pascal Joins The Cast Of Ridley Scott’s ‘Gladiator’ Sequel
The buzzworthy Gladiator sequel continues to pick up steam and assemble an incredibly stacked ensemble cast. As first reported by Deadline, the breakout star of The Mandalorian, Pedro Pascal, is the latest actor to join the cast of Ridley Scott’s sequel.
Pascal joins Connie Nielsen, Joseph Quinn, Denzel Washington, Barry Keoghan, and Paul Mescal in the long-awaited sequel. Mescal will be portraying the nephew of the nephew of Joaquin Phoenix’s Commodus from the original Gladiator and Keoghan is stepping into a villainous role. Additionally, Quinn will portray Emperor Caracalla in the film. However, it is not yet known just who Pascal will portray in the upcoming sequel.
Scott is directing the sequel to his 2000 film with his All The Money In The World writer David Scarpa penning the script. Ridley Scott’s Scott Free production banner is producing with Paramount Pictures backing the film. Paramount Pictures will release the film on November 22, 2024.
Pedro Pascal took the world by storm when he joined the cast of the first major Disney+ original The Mandalorian. Additionally, Pascal steals the show alongside Bella Rasmey in HBO’s hit series The Last of Us. Up next, the highly sought-after actor will star alongside Ethan Hawke in Pedro Almodovar’s short film, Strange Way of Life, which will premiere at the Cannes film festival.
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