Broken City is all about the shockingly standard issue plot. Private eye movies of yesteryear used to be about so much more than plot. They used to be about character interaction and atmosphere. But nowadays it seems that every movie of this ilk needs to have an overarching theme regarding America in her present form.
Post Tagged with: "Russell Crowe"
The first official picture from Darren Aronofsky‘s Noah has been released (via USA Today) and it features a Russell Crowe as the biblical character. In the book of Genesis, God wants to punish mankind for its wickedness but chooses one man, Noah to build an ark and preserve his creation.
As you may remember, the project stalled last summer as Universal balked at the risk of financing a costly undertaking that would have spanned a movie trilogy as well as a TV series. Not all was lost though as Howard and Goldsman took their pitch to Warner Brothers.
Universal has debuted the first red-band trailer for RZA’s kung fu flick The Man with the Iron Fists and it looks spectacularly badass. RZA directs and stars alongside an eclectic cast featuring Russell Crowe, Lucy Liu, and Cung Le.
Darren Aronofsky has officially locked up his leading man for his Biblical epic Noah after a lengthy search that saw him court Christian Bale, and Michael Fassbender. Paramount has announced that Russell Crowe has signed on to play the titular character in this adaptation of Noah’s Ark story.
I love Russell Crowe as an actor and I’m sure his casting as Inspector Javert was an inspired choice. However, I always had someone more sinister and quietly intimidating in mind than the brawling Aussie. Just Jared has some new pictures from the set of Tom Hooper of Les Miserables which show Russell trying to take down Eddie Redmayne, who plays Marius.
Last week, we gave you a first look at Hugh Jackman as Jean Valjean in Tom Hooper‘s musical adaptation of Les Miserables. The film is currently shooting in London, England and The Daily Telegraph now has the first image of Russell Crowe as the ruthless Inspector Javert.
Add one more city where celebrities will congregate to romance each other as THR reports that Sydney Unplugged will be composed to 12 shorts directed by famed Australian actors and directors such as Toni Collette, Liev Schreiber, Russell Crowe, Alex Proyas, and David Michôd.
Oscar-winning scribe Akiva Goldsman (A Beautiful Mind) is gearing up to make his directorial debut and it appears that he has landed two major Hollywood stars for his adaptation of Mark Helprin’s 1983 fantasy novel Winter’s Tale .