Context of Gladiator, Dreamworks Pictures and Universal Pictures present ; directed by Ridley Scott ; screenplay by David Franzoni and John Logan and William Nicholson ; story by David Franzoni ; produced by Douglas Wick ; produced by David Franzoni, Branko Lustig ; executive producer, Walter F. Parkes ; executive producer, Laurie MacDonald ; a Ridley Scott film ; a Douglas Wick production ; in association with Scott Free Productions