Scott's Quest For Robin Hood Put On Hold

I reported earlier that director Ridley Scott's next project with favorite star Russell Crowe would be revisionist film "Nottingham," which would put Crowe in the role of a sympathetic sheriff of Nottingham.

Production on the film was set to start in mid-August, but it the project has been indefinitely postponed due to script concerns, location issues, and the current labor problems in Hollywood. Distributor Universal cited the "cloud of the SAG strike" as a major factor in postponing "Nottingam"'s production. As for location issues, Scott and the film's crew want the forests to be green, suggesting that even if labor issues are resolved this year, shooting could not take place until spring.

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