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Ridley Scott Goes To War With "Napoleon"

Ridley Scott Goes To War With

With many big-budget film-makers comparing themselves to military generals, in charge of thousands of people working on battle campaigns, director Ridley Scott (Gladiator") will take on the new "Napoleon" feature "Kitbag", starring Joaquin Phoenix ("Joker") as the 'Emperor' of the French from 1804 to 1815, as seen through the eyes of his wife 'Josephine' (Jodie Comer), for 20th Century Studios:

"...the new film is described as a personal look at Napoleon’s origins and his swift, ruthless climb to emperor, viewed through the prism of his addictive and often volatile relationship with his wife and one true love, 'Josephine'. The film will also capture Napoleon’s famous battles, his relentless ambition, and astounding strategic mind as an extraordinary military leader and war visionary..."

Napoleon Bonaparte rose to prominence during the latter stages of the 'French Revolution' and its associated wars in Europe. As 'Napoleon I', he was 'Emperor' of the French from 1804 to 1815. His legal reform,

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