It seems that a blossoming new friendship between Hollywood A-listers Chris Hemsworth and Russell Crowe could result in a sequel to director Ridley Scott's Oscar-winning historical epic, Gladiator. The pair, who have apparently gotten close while filming upcoming Marvel sequel Thor: Love and Thunder, are rumored to be in talks to co-produce Gladiator 2, with the idea being that Hemsworth will play Maximus' son.
"Russell thinks he could be the only man to credibly play his son in a Gladiator sequel," explains the source. The same insider claims that both Crowe and Hemsworth are "carefully considering the concept" for the long-awaited Gladiator sequel and have "spent hours musing over script ideas." Interestingly, the source has also claimed that it was actually Chris Hemsworth's wife, actress Elsa Pataky, who planted the idea of the Gladiator sequel, saying that "She's often joked they could easily pass off as father and son."
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