Gladiator 2 Trailer: Paul Mescal Fights Pedro Pascal in Sequel

Gladiator 2 Trailer: Paul Mescal Fights Pedro Pascal in Sequel

Paramount Pictures released the first “Gladiator 2” trailer on Tuesday, offering a look at Ridley Scott’s long-promised sequel to his Best Picture-winning 2000 film. Russell Crowe is out and Paul Mescal is in, playing the grown son of Connie Nielsen’s character from the first film, Lucius. In an epic journey that mirrors the one Crowe’s Maximus went on in “Gladiator,” the sequel finds Mescal crossing paths with those who wronged him in the gladiatorial arena with an A-list ensemble that …