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Ridley Scott's "Napoleon"

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Director Ridley Scott ("Gladiator") continues developing his upcoming "Napoleon" feature aka "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, the 'Napoleonic Code', has been a major influence on many civil law jurisdictions worldwide,

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