Ridley Scott: No More Nottingham

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So much for Nottingham.

Ridley Scott told MTV that the much-buzzed about movie that originally slated Russell Crowe for the roles of both Robin Hood and the Sheriff of Nottingham has been simplified, and its new title will reflect that.

I think we are just going to call it Robin Hood," the director said. "We start in almost 2 months."

The Crowe

Scott added that Crowe will simply portray the famed archer that rises from an unlikely background.

"[Crowe as both Robin and the Sheriff of Nottingham] was an idea so far back, way back when at the time I had this proposed to me, and I read it and thought, 'I don't really know what it does for it, but it's alright'," Scott said of the now-abandoned idea. "It is better to simply have the evolution of a character called Robin Hood, who will come out of a point in the Crusades which is the end."

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