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Ridley Scott to direct "Nottingham"
By Karl Schneider
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.