Russell Crowe seems to be up for every role available lately. Already set to play Inspector Javert in The King's Speech director Tom Hooper's musical version of Les Miserables starting this month, Crowe was recently cast in Winter's Tale, which will serve as the directorial debut for Academy Award–winning screenwriter Akiva Goldsman (A Beautiful Mind). Crowe could add yet another project that would team the actor with Black Swan director Darren Aronofsky.
According to Deadline, Aronofsky wants Crowe for the title role in Noah, the director's take on the Biblical story that he has described as a "big event film." Crowe is not officially in the role, though Aronofsky is reportedly interested in the Australian actor for the lead. Aronofsky initially courted The Dark Knight actor Christian Bale for the role, but apparently scheduling issues have kept Bale from accepting the part. The director is also interested in Liam Neeson for an unspecified role as well. what about Death Wish and RoboCop? >> Posted 02.04.12 by Ryan