The 72-year-old Scott, who teamed with Crowe in the Oscar-winning “Gladiator,” recently underwent knee replacement surgery. “My recovery has been slower than I’d hoped,” Scott said in a statement. “Truly, doctor’s orders are the only thing that could keep me from being there.”
He said the Universal film’s lead actors, including Cate Blanchett, and producer Brian Grazer will be able to attend the Wednesday night premiere …
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