Ridley Scott to direct "Nottingham" (Mania.com)
Date: Monday, April 30, 2007
According to Variety, Ridley Scott has signed on to direct the upcoming Universal Pictures film, Nottingham, starring Russell Crowe.
The film stars Crowe as the Sheriff of Nottingham in a revisionist take on the Robin Hood tale, with Nottingham as a noble and brave lawman who labors for a corrupt king and engages in a love triangle with Maid Marion and Robin Hood.
The script was written by Ethan Reiff and Cyrus Voris. Production is expected to begin next year.