Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Commodus costume and throne from Gladiator on display...

In Ridley Scott's 2000 Roman epic, Russell Crowe plays the titular Gladiator whilst Joaquin Phoenix plays his ambitious adversary 'Commodus'.

Original Commodus costume and throne prop from Gladiator
Gladiator movie costume throne prop
Joaquin Phoenix Commodus costume Gladiator
Gladiator movie costume prop exhibit
This actual costume and prop featured in the movie were photographed on display at Universal Studios Hollywood on April 26, 2012.

Gladiator movie poster 
Gladiator movie costume
Janty Yates was Costume Designer on Gladiator.

You can also check out Commodus's sister Lucilla's costume worn by Connie Nielson and Russell Crowe's Maximus costume from Gladiator on display here at Hollywood Movie Costumes and Props.

Commodus palace costume worn by Joaquin Phoenix in Gladiator
Commodus costume Gladiator
Commodus costume Gladiator
The son of 'Marcus Aurelius', the despicable Commodus murders his own father to become Emperor of Rome.
Emperor Commodus throne prop from Gladiator 
Commodus throne prop Gladiator
Gladiator throne movie prop
Commodus throne prop Gladiator
This is a pretty impressive throne and it was cool to see the detail up close as part of Universal Studios Hollywood's ever-changing movie memorabilia exhibit.

If you're a fan of the historical Roman era in film, be sure to also check out these original movie costumes and props from The Eagle too.

Buy the movie: Gladiator (Sapphire Series) [Blu-ray]

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