Scott has by no means been afraid to talk his thoughts in interviews, however he himself acknowledges that he’s portray in a “broad stroke” right here. Changing traits in media consumption and the wealth of latest leisure choices on supply are undoubtedly one purpose why dramas like “The Last Duel” have a more durable time recouping a $100 million price range now. Since “millennials” or “Generation Y” is normally a time period utilized to folks born from the early Eighties to the mid-Nineties, nonetheless, I’m not likely certain if the 40-year-olds in that demographic are those watching issues on their telephones. It appears extra like Scott is speaking about zoomers or Generation Z there?

Whatever the case, Scott started his profession with a film known as “The Duellists,” and he has no regrets about coming full circle with “The Last Duel,” or about the way in which twentieth Century Studios, previously known as Fox, marketed it. He advised Maron:

“That’s the decision you make. That’s the decision Fox made. We all thought it was a terrific script. And we made it. You cannot win on a regular basis. I’ve by no means had one remorse on any movie I’ve ever made. Nothing. I realized very early on to be your personal critic. The solely factor you need to actually have an opinion on is what you simply did. Walk away. Make certain you are pleased. And do not look again. That’s me.”

This looks like a wholesome perspective to have, and if Scott’s previous films are any indication, then time could vindicate “The Last Duel.”

“The Last Duel” hits digital platforms on November 30, 2021, and bodily media on December 14, 2021.

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