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Russell Crowe Being Eyed For MGM's 'RoboCop' Reboot

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 2, 2012 9:14 AM
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Oh, the trades. In their eternal pissing match to shout "first!" or "toldja!" some irritating practices have come into play of late which finds them making sure they toss every little morsel of info they have out there -- even it means burying it in other stories -- or hitting Twitter with their "news," all so they can trumpet that they were there before everyone else. At any rate, it seems Jeff Sneider at Variety was feeling a little burned that Deadline got the news that Liam Neeson and Russell Crowe were being eyed for Darren Aronofsky's "Noah" so late last night he tweeted that the latter was also in the mix for a big franchise reboot.

Russell Crowe & Liam Neeson Circle Darren Aronofsky's Biblical Epic 'Noah'

  • By The Playlist
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  • February 1, 2012 11:21 PM
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First it was Christian Bale, but then he got preoccupied with two Terrence Malick films (not bad work if you can get it. Then the idea of Michael Fassbender was floated around, but as much as we love Fassy, we know in the eyes of studios he can’t float a $130 million dollar ambitious epic – not a quote unquote star yet. So it comes as not much of a surprise that director Darren Aronofsky is looking elsewhere to cast the lead of his ambitious biblical epic, “Noah.”

Will Smith & Russell Crowe Take Supporting Roles In Akiva Goldsman's Directorial Debut 'Winter's Tale'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • February 1, 2012 3:28 PM
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It pays to have friends in high places. One year ago, it was announced that screenwriter, producer and frequent Ron Howard collaborator Akiva Goldsman ("A Beautiful Mind," "Cinderella Man," "Batman Forever," "Batman And Robin") was gearing up his directorial debut "Winter's Tale" at Warner Bros. with a $75 million budget and a spring shoot being planned for this year. Well, Goldsman had some trouble getting the project movie and it took some favors to keep it alive.

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