Starting from Game of Thrones And passing b– Star Wars and down to The Last of UsPedro Pascal still has his sights set on another big name in the world of entertainment.
He’s in final negotiations to join the cast of Ridley Scott’s untitled Gladiator sequel, a source close to the production confirmed to IGN. And she was Deadline The first to reveal the news.
Details of his character, as well as plot details for the sequel, are still being kept secret. Should a deal be struck, Pascal will join the previously announced cast members that include Paul Mescal AndDenzel Washington AndBarry Keoghanas well as returning star Connie Nelson.
IGN also confirms that Stranger Things season 4 star Joseph Quinn is in talks to join the sequel.
It is currently scheduled The movie was released on November 22, 2024. It will see Ridley return to the directing chair with a screenplay by David Scarpa. The original Gladiator, released in 2000, was a huge success, grossing $460 million worldwide and earning 12 Academy Award nominations, winning Best Picture.
Pascal has been busy throughout his career, but the past few years have been especially big for him. He played Dean Garen on Disney+’s Star Wars series The Mandalorian, which recently finished its third season, and hit it big just a few months ago with HBO’s The Last of Us, where he plays Joel Miller. Production of the second season of the series is expected to begin later this year.
In terms of films, Pascal most recently starred alongside Nicolas Cage in The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent, and also appeared in Wonder Woman 1984 and the Netflix movie The Bubble.