02/02

In the early 2000s, Russell Crowe was indisputably one of the biggest names in Hollywood. He got his start on TV back home in his native Australia, first appearing as Kenny Larkin in a few episodes of the popular soap opera Neighbours. In 1990, he landed his first film roles in Prisoners of the Sun and The Crossing. But it wasn’t until starring as Maximus Decimus Meridius in the film Gladiator that he really made his mark stateside. After his performance in Gladiator earned him an Academy Award for Best Actor, he went on to appear in other critically acclaimed films like A Beautiful Mind and Cinderella Man.

But recently, it seems like Crowe has dropped off the map, and he’s simply not acting as much these days. Here’s why you haven’t seen him on the big screen, and why he probably won’t get back to his former status as one of Hollywood’s most popular actors.

For the full article please go to Looper.com

Tags: Articles
26/01

You win some, you lose some — and some of the winners are losers! Here are ten Best Pictures that still leave me gobsmacked wondering why they got gold.

A Beautiful Mind: The Academy, when faced with more challenging fare, often goes deep middle-brow. Ron Howard’s air-brushed 2001 biopic starring Russell Crowe as Nobel Prize winning schizophrenic mathematician John Nash sidesteps the not-so-pretty spousal abuse. Nash reportedly assaulted his wife (prettily played by Jennifer Connelly) at a faculty picnic where he held her neck down under the sole of his shoe. Antisemitism was another ugly attribute – not to mention the illegitimate child and the public indecency.

Credit for the above: Thelma from RealClearLife.com

Lainy: I know the Villagers won’t be pleased with this 😉

Tags: Articles - Mentions
16/01

6. Russell Crowe
Russell Crowe might have been involved in the movie that launched the Worlds of DC with Man of Steel, but his Jor-El didn’t even get a flashback in Batman v Superman – and that’s probably as close as he’s got to a sequel.

It’s not for lack of trying, though, as Crowe has appeared in the likes of Robin Hood and The Mummy, both of which were meant to lead to sequels before various factors got in the way. We’re holding out hope that Shane Black sorts out a Nice Guys sequel – or maybe Maximus will end up popping up in Gladiator 2?

Credit for the above: DigitalSpy.com

Tags: Articles
12/01

First it was Sacha Baron Cohen’s Who Is America? late last year, and now Judicial Watch founder Larry Klayman is going after Showtime for $750 million and an injunction to shut down the premium cabler’s upcoming Roger Ailes series starring Russell Crowe as the now deceased Fox News Channel boss.

For the full article go to Deadline.com

31/05

Viewers need a good eye for talent on BGT but not everyone would have spotted Hollywood star Russell Crowe sitting in the audience during Tuesday night’s live show, sporting a bristling grey beard.

For the full article click HERE

Tags: Articles - BGT
31/05

Britain’s Got Talent fans were stunned to see Hollywood actor Russell Crowe in the audience of one of the live semi-finals.

But it seems his visit to ITV has given the Gladiator actor an idea for a new career path.

Crowe has been discussing becoming a judge with Got Talent mogul Simon Cowell after they enjoyed dinner together.

For the full article click HERE

If this is true, then it would be good for the programme 🙂

Tags: Articles - BGT
02/05

Russell Crowe has given us all the nostalgic vibes today as he posted one hell of a throwback.
Gladiator himself took to social media on Monday to share his own input into the Old Headshot hashtag that took over our Instagram and Twitter feeds on the weekend.

For the full article go to Metro.co.uk

Tags: Articles
02/05

If you’ve ever wanted to see what Russell Crowe would look like if he was cast in a Christmas movie like a Down Under version of Bad Santa then have we got news for you.

Rusty has uploaded a video to his Twitter promoting The Project’s Carrie Bickmore and her campaign to raise money for brain cancer by selling beanies.

For the full article go to Ladbible.com

Tags: Articles
03/01

“Boy Erased” (Sept. 28)
In his 2015 suspense film “The Gift,” the actor Joel Edgerton proved to be a filmmaker of shrewd and stunning talent. For his second feature as a director, he turns to a subject that begs to be treated with dramatic honesty: the moral travesty that is “conversion therapy.” Based on Garrard Conley’s 2016 memoir, the film stars Lucas Hedges, the great young actor from “Manchester by the Sea” and “Lady Bird,” as the gay son of a Baptist pastor (Russell Crowe) in small-town Arkansas. Nicole Kidman plays his mother, and Edgerton is the conversion therapist against whom Conley gradually goes to war. —Owen Gleiberman

For the rest of the article click HERE

30/09

Gladiator star Russell Crowe prepared for his concert in Leeds tonight by visiting Yorkshire Tea.

The star dropped by for a tea break with his band, the Indoor Garden Party, on their way to perform at the historic City Varieties Music Hall in Leeds.

Oscar-winning actor Russell is well known for his appreciation of Yorkshire; the sport, the scenery and the tea; which meant our fair county was straight on the list when he planned his UK & Ireland tour with Indoor Garden Party to celebrate the release of new album, The Musical, which has topped the album charts on iTunes and Amazon this week.

For the full article click HERE

Tags: Articles
Other Projects

Project: The True History of the Kelly Gang (Post-Production)
Type: Movie
Character: N/A
Release Date: N/A
IMDB Page: HERE

Project: The Loudest Voice in the Room (Pre-Production)
Type: TV
Character: Roger Ailes
Release Date: 2019
IMDB Page: HERE

Appearances/Specials 2019

None at the moment

TV Schedule (UK) 16 Feb – 22 Feb #RussellWatchUK

16th @ 8pm on SCS: The Insider
19th @ 12.55am on AMC UK: 3:10 to Yuma
19th @ 6.20pm on Film4: A Beautiful Mind
20th @ 6am on SCS+H: The Mummy
20th @ 5pm on SCS+H: The Mummy
21st @ 10pm on SCS: The Insider
22nd @ 5.30am on SCA HD: The Mummy
22nd @ 5.30am on SCA: The Mummy
22nd @ 9pm on TCM: 3:10 to Yuma

Key;
SCA = Sky Cinema Action
SCA HD = Sky Cinema Action HD
SCH = Sky Cinema Hits
SCS = Sky Cinema Select
SCS+H = Sky Cinema Sci-fi & Horror

Credit For The Above: Digiguide.co.uk

TV Schedule (US) 16 Feb – 22 Feb #RussellWatchUS

16th @ 1:30pm on MAXEAL: Robin Hood
16th @ 10:10pm on MAXEAL: Robin Hood
17th @ 12:00am on WGN: American Gangster
17th @ 11:00am on FLIXe: Cinderella Man
17th @ 8:00pm on FLIXe: Cinderella Man
20th @ 12:00pm on SHO2e: Cinderella Man
21st @ 9:25am on MAXEAL: Robin Hood
21st @ 5:30pm @ IFC: Gladiator
22nd @ 7:30am on IFC: Gladiator

Credit for the above: tvguide.com

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