Saturday, December 20, 2008

A Link A Day # 2: What piqued Ridley Scott

When Walter Parks, the head of Dreamworks, wanted to get Ridley Scott interested in doing Gladiator, he gave him the bound script. And a painting titled Pollice Verso (by French artist Jean-Leon Jerome). Scott took one look at the painting and said YES without even reading the script. So what was the piece of art that piqued the ace director? See it for yourself.

Posted by Anantha.

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