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Lainy   Jun 22, 2017

Lainy   Jun 22, 2017

It came down between Focus Features and Netflix in the chase to land Boy Erased, and Focus Features landed the star-cast package Deadline scooped on June 8. Focus, which recently worked closely with Edgerton on the Jeff Nichols-directed Loving, won the provocative film that Edgerton scripted and will direct based on the memoir by Garrard Conley. Edgerton will star with Manchester By The Sea‘s Lucas Hedges, and Edgerton is courting Russell Crowe and Nicole Kidman for supporting roles.

For the full article go to Deadline.com

Lainy   Jun 22, 2017

The award will be the centerpiece of the Australian Academy of Cinema and Televison Arts’ new Asia International Engagement Program.

Russell Crowe will head up the jury for the inaugural best Asian film award that will be handed out by the Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts at its annual awards ceremony in Sydney this December.

For the full article go to HollyReporter.comM

Lainy   Jun 18, 2017

Lainy   Jun 18, 2017

4. “A Good Year”- Ridley Scott

Ridley Scott has been nominated for four Oscars and has been renowned as a directorial genius for his work on films such as Alien, Black Hawk Down, and American Gangster. But that didn’t stop him from directing this God awful movie. A Good year is a romantic comedy starring Russell Crowe as a British investor that falls in love. The film was a definite change of pace for Ridley Scott… Looking back, maybe he stepped a little bit too far out of his comfort zone with this one.

Source: TVovermind.com

Lainy: I know this will get on a lot of Russell’s fans nerves, I see this movie in a lot of Russell’s top 3 movies

Lainy   Jun 18, 2017

Who would play you in a movie of your life? Russell Crowe. I was once mistaken for him and have never been so happy.

Source: DailyMail.co.uk

Lainy   Jun 15, 2017

Lainy   Jun 15, 2017

Could Russell Crowe be the worst Jekyll & Hyde of all time? One of the earliest indications of The Mummy‘s Dark Universe designs was the casting of Russell Crowe opposite Tom Cruise as Dr. Henry Jekyll. This was, at first, exciting; it promised that the reboot of a franchise that was last in cinemas less than ten years ago would be making some efforts to expand its scope and, obviously and most prominently, it meant we’d be seeing the iconic dual personality scientist brought to life by a major screen presence.

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Personally, I enjoyed The Mummy and I enjoyed Russell as Jekyll & Hyde….but we can’t like all the same things, right? 😉

Lainy   Jun 15, 2017

5. Russell Crowe

Not only will Russell Crowe provide an eerie resemblance to Bannon, but he has the ability to provide the edge to the character in a way that not many actors can. He has the ability to provide an appearance of the character that will be unyielding in its presentation of what Bannon represents at the core. The coldness and the calculative nature of Bannon will be drawn out by Crowe — delivering a chilling presentation of the role.

Source: TVOverMind.com

Lainy   Jun 15, 2017

EXCLUSIVE: Multiple distributors are bidding for Boy Erased, a provocative drama Joel Edgerton has scripted and will direct based on the memoir by Garrard Conley. Edgerton will star with Manchester By The Sea‘s Lucas Hedges, and Edgerton is courting Russell Crowe and Nicole Kidman for supporting roles, I’m told. Edgerton is producing with Anonymous Content’s Kerry Roberts and Steve Golin. Tony Lipp, Kim Hodgert Rebecca Yeldham and Ann Ruark are the exec producers. Annapurna, Netflix, Amazon, Focus are the names I’m hearing for potential landing places. The film will start production in the fall.

Hedges, who broke out in the Oscar-nominated Manchester By The Sea, will play the protagonist, and Edgerton will play the man who runs the therapy program. Edgerton, Crowe and Kidman have long talked about doing a film together, and he wants them to play Conley’s parents. Stay tuned.

Source: Deadline.com