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Ridley Scott's Gucci Film Moving Foward

Ridley Scott's Gucci Film Moving Foward Ridley Scott is in discussions with Angelina Jolie for the femme fatale role in “Gucci,” a drama about murder and decadence in the Gucci fashion dynasty. And we are told that Leonardo DiCaprio is being pursued to play the slain fashion magnate. Fox 2000 is fashioning a 2010 start date for the film, and Scott is talking with Jolie to play Patrizia Gucci , who was sentenced to 29 years in jail for plotting the murder of her ex, Maurizio Gucci . The studio is about to hire a scribe to rewrite the drama that recaptures the glamorous days of the Gucci family dynasty in the 1970s and 80s, when the family was selling $500 million in product annually. Squabbles hobbled the clan until Maurizio, the grandson of founder Guccio Gucci, came out on top of a power struggle to run the family business. Just when he was about to reestablish the brand name by debuting a line designed by newcomer--and now film director--Tom Ford, Maurizio was gunned down in fron