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Ridley Scott plans sequel of `Robin Hood`

London: British filmmaker Ridley Scott`s Russell Crowe starrer `Robin Hood` is yet to hit theatres, but the director is already planning a sequel.

The 72-year-old director, whose film will be premiered at the Cannes Film Festival on May 12, believes his sequel plan may not go well with historians, Daily Telegraph
reported.

"In it we`ll take King John up to being forced to sign the Magna Carta by his people who will probably be led by a guy called Robin Hood and all the historians will go nuts!,"
the `Gladiator` director said.

`Robin Hood 2` is not the only film he is planning, Scott has also revealed details of his prequel to 1979`s classic `Alien`.

"I got fed up with all the sequels, so I`m going to do a prequel, which will be set before the days of Sigourney Weaver`s character.

"It will take place in about 2085 when they first come across this thing. And it will ask the question, `Who is the guy lying in a chair with his chest blown outwards?` "

Scott has previously claimed there will be two prequels to the film.

"It`ll be two. Prequel one and two, then `Alien` one. At the moment I`m just trying to get the first one out," he said.

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