Joaquin Phoenix to play Napoleon Bonaparte


After the Oscar winning performance in Joker, Hollywood star Joaquin Phoenix is about to play the role of French military leader and emperor Napoleon Bonaparte in the upcoming film of Ridley Scott. 

The film titled as ‘Kitbag will be the second collaboration between Scott and Phoenix after the Oscar-winning film Gladiator in 2000. The film will explore Napoleon’s origin, battles, life as emperor and the addictive relationship with his wife, Josephine.

Scott and Kevin Walsh will be the producers for the film scripted by David Scarpa.

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