Scott revealed the news during an interview with BBC’s Today.
Ridley Scott has revealed the shooting date of his new film Kitbag during an interview with BBC’s Today. Per Scott, the new Napoleon epic is set to begin filming on January 15 for Apple Studios.
The stars of the film Joaquin Phoenix in the title role, with Jodie Comer work with him as Napoleon’s wife Josephine. David Scarpa is intended to write the manuscript with Scott and Kevin Walsh acts as producers. According to his interview with Today, Scott reportedly referred to the upcoming film as a “monster”.
“No actor could ever embody Napoleon like Joaquin,” Scott said when the project first landed in Apple Studios. “He created one of the most complex emperors in film history in Gladiator, and we create another with his Napoleon. It’s an ingenious script written by David Scarpa, and today there is no better partner than Apple to bring a story like this to a global audience. ”
The forthcoming biopic will show a personal look at the origins of the French military leader and his rapid rise to the emperor. However, this will not be a traditional biopic, as these events will be seen through Napoleon’s fleeting relationship with his wife. The film is intended to show Napoleon’s relentless ambition and astonishing strategic mind, culminating in the history of the war visionary and military leader remember. Along with the personal details of his life, Kitbag will also portray his most famous matches.
This is another movie that Scott is pumping out as he has already released the powerful medieval drama The last duel, who also starred in Comer in addition Matt Damon and Adam driver, as well as the upcoming House of Gucci, with Driver and Lady Gaga. Scott is also expected to have a hand in the upcoming TV adaptations of him Alien and Blade Runner franchises, and revealed in the same interview that pilot scripts had been written. Alien is set to be released on FX with Noh Hawley showrunning.
No release date has been set Kitbag at the moment, but for more news on this film as it unfolds, stay tuned to Collider.
The instructor turns 84 when this project goes in front of cameras and he has no plans to slow down.
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