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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 11, 2017

We loved how Crowe’s Detective Richie Roberts takes on drug kingpin Frank Lucas (Denzel Washington) in ‘American Gangster’

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Lainy   May 28, 2017

Russell Crowe has revealed the most dangerous stunt he’s ever done saying it was “probably one of the stupidest things I ever did”.

Speaking to Aussie radio hosts Chrissie, Sam and Browny from Nova, the Kiwi actor revealed his role on Proof of Life nearly killed him.

“Right at the beginning of the film there’s a sequence where I run up to this helicopter and I jump onto it and it takes off, so I actually did that,” he said.

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Lainy   May 28, 2017

Juventus star Paulo Dybala reckons his obsession with the film Gladiator has taught him how to handle ­bully-boy defenders.

Now the little Argentine ace is aiming to put Real Madrid to the sword in next weekend’s Champions League final .

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Lainy   May 21, 2017

Hugh Jackman has Russell Crowe to thank for all of his Wolverine spoils.

Thanks to The Mummy actor turning down the lead role, Jackman was called in to play the mutant superhero in the X-Men franchise.

And while co-hosting on Nova’s Fitzy and Wippa today, Crowe finally revealed why he made that fateful decision.

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Lainy   May 11, 2017

EIGHTEEN games in the past three years, in a career that’s featured three shoulder reconstructions, broken jaws, ankles and 18th man duties for a historic grand final win.

You best take your chances in this life. Ray Thompson didn’t need a trip to the Land of Opportunity to crack that one.

Sitting poolside at the Beverley Hills Hotel with Oscar winner Russell Crowe and footballing great Steven Gerrard six months ago, the Cowboys utility deserved every decadent second of that moment.

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Lainy   May 11, 2017

If you’re ever looking for a teammate to join your pub trivia night, maybe international superstar singer Lorde could help you out.

The Kiwi singer revealed on Australian radio station triple j that she’s won a $50 bar tab *and* a free pizza in her quiz defeating conquests before. Which is better than most of our efforts.

While Lorde may not be able to drive — which is why she had to think long about where the green light on a traffic light — she’ll always be reliable on those movie soundtrack questions.

Just don’t ask her anything about her fellow New Zealander, actor Russell Crowe. She thought he was Australian! For shame, Lorde!

Source: Mashable.com

Lainy   May 10, 2017

Russell Crowe is looking to take a role alongside David Oyelowo in upcoming film Arc Of Justice.

The Oscar-winning actor is eyeing up a lead part in the new adaptation of Kevin Boyle’s 2004 non-fiction book Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age, according to Variety.

Backed by the Mark Gordon Company and set to be directed by Narcos producer Jose Padilha, the film will centre on an incident which occurred in Detroit in 1925, whereby African-American physician Ossian Sweet was put on the stand for murder for defending his new home against a mob of white rioters.

Sweet’s defens was funded by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and led by lawyer Clarence Darrow.

Oyelowo has already signed on to portray Sweet, while it is understood that Crowe is interested in playing Darrow.

Crowe, 53, is no stranger to playing real-life figures, having starred as mathematician John Nash in A Beautiful Mind and boxer James Braddock in Cinderella Man.

Source: Hollywood.com

Lainy   Apr 27, 2017

James Mangold delivered one of this year’s best films with Logan, and among its many acclaimed aspects is its vibe and feel of a modern-day western. It’s something he’s done before with Cop Land, but Mangold also made a point of directing an actual western as well.
Keep reading to see what I heard on the commentary track for…

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Lainy   Apr 27, 2017

Ridley Scott has revealed how he would bring Maximus back from the dead in a sequel to Gladiator. In the director’s Oscar-winning epic, Russell Crowe’s brave General Maximus survives his betrayal and attempted murder at the hands of Joaquin Phoenix’s scheming Commodus and is metaphorically resurrected as a gladiatorial warrior who rises to become even more popular than the emperor. Maximus goes on to seek revenge against Commodus and ultimately dies in the arena, but not before triumphing over the man who killed his family and destroyed his life.

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