Report Wire - Ridley Scott hits again at Gucci household criticism: ‘It was about murder’

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Ridley Scott hits again at Gucci household criticism: ‘It was about murder’

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Veteran filmmaker Ridley Scott has responded to the criticism from the Gucci property about his upcoming biographical crime movie House of Gucci, saying they appear to have forgotten there was a homicide within the household.
The film stars Lady Gaga as Patrizia Reggiani, the ex-wife of Maurizio Gucci, performed by Adam Driver, the grandson of the Gucci vogue home founder Guccio Gucci. Reggiani was deserted after 12 years of marriage by Maurizio Gucci in 1985 for a youthful girl. She was tried and convicted of orchestrating her ex-husband’s assassination on the steps of his workplace in Italy in 1995.
Patricia Gucci, who’s Guccio Gucci’s granddaughter and Maurizio Gucci’s first cousin, in April mentioned that the MGM movie was “stealing the identity of a family to make a profit to increase the income of the Hollywood system.”
Rubbishing Patricia Gucci’s claims, Scott informed the BBC’s flagship radio information programme Today: “It was about murder. They forget: He was murdered. One of the brothers went to jail for tax evasion. So don’t talk to me about making a profit. Are you kidding? When you do that you tend to become public domain.”

The 83-year-old director, recognized for iconic motion pictures like Gladiator, mentioned the TV spin-offs of his basic movies Blade Runner and Alien are beneath improvement.
“We have already written the pilot for Blade Runner and the bible. So we’re already presenting Blade Runner as a TV show, probably the first 10 hours,” he mentioned.
Scott, who lately noticed the discharge of his interval motion drama The Last Duel, additionally confirmed Alien was getting a “similar” small-screen spin-off. “Alien is now being written for pilot,” he mentioned, including that the 8-10 hour bible was additionally being put collectively.
Alien is to air on FX with Noah Hawley as showrunner. There is not any information but on the place Blade Runner is being arrange. Next for the director is Kitbag, an Apple Studios movie on Napoleon Bonaparte, which reunites the director with Joaquin Phoenix after Gladiator and Jodie Comer put up The Last Duel.