Russell Crowe to Play Noah In ‘Edgy Biblical Re-telling’

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We’ve learned the deals are done for this big-ticket New Regency/Paramount co-production Noah which Deadline has been scooping first for nearly a year now. A formal announcement should come this next week. The once hoped-for spring start is now July, sources say. Russell Crowe is set to float the boat as Noah in Darren Aronofsky’s edgy Biblical re-telling of Noah’s Ark. ...

”Since I was a kid, I have been moved and inspired by the story of Noah and his family’s journey,” Aronofsky said during Noah’s development process. “The imaginations of countless generations have sparked to this epic story of faith. It’s my hope that I can present a window into Noah’s passion and perseverance for the silver screen.”

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