A set of first-look images has been released for Ridley Scott’s highly anticipated ‘Gladiator’ sequel.

In the sequel, Paul Mescal will play Lucius, the son of Maximus’ lover Lucilla (played by Connie Nielsen). Pedro Pascal, Joseph Quinn, Fred Hechinger, Lior Raz, Derek Jacobi,
with Connie Nielsen and Denzel Washington also star.

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Paul Mescal plays Lucius. Credit Paramount Pictures.Still from Gladiator IIPaul Mescal plays Lucius. Credit Paramount Pictures.
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Pedro Pascal plays Marcus Acacius. Credit Paramount Pictures.
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Paul Mescal plays Lucius and Alexander Karim plays Ravi. Credit Paramount Pictures.
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Paul Mescal plays Lucius. Credit Paramount Pictures.

Based on characters by David Franzoni, Scott is returning to direct and produce the feature. David Scarpa has penned the script for the sequel, which Michael Pruss via Scott Free and Doug Wick and Lucy Fisher via Red Wagon Entertainment will produce alongside Scott. Executive producers are Walter Parkes and Laurie MacDonald. Also returning from the original film are cinematographer John Mathieson, production designer Arthur Max and costume designer Janty Yates.

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Paul Mescal plays Lucius and Pedro Pascal plays Marcus Acacius. Credit Paramount Pictures.
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Paul Mescal plays Lucius. Credit Paramount Pictures.
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Denzel Washington plays Macrinus . Credit Paramount Pictures.
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Connie Nielsen plays Lucilla. Credit Paramount Pictures.
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Paul Mescal plays Lucius. Credit Paramount Pictures.
Joseph Quinn plays Emperor Geta. Credit Paramount Pictures.
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Fred Hechinger plays Emperor Caracalla. Credit Paramount Pictures.

The movie hits cinemas on November 15th.

Gladiator 2 poster