Russell Crowe has reportedly signed on to appear in Darren Aronofsky's upcoming biblical epic "Noah." Paramount and New Regency broke the news on Monday and Aronofsky released an official statement saying he's thrilled to have Crowe on board.
"I'd like to thank [co-financiers] Paramount and Regency for backing my team's work to breathe new life into the biblical epic," said Aronofsky in a statement. "I rejoice that Russell Crowe will be by my side on this adventure. It's his immense talent that helps me to sleep at night. I look forward to being wowed by him every day."
Rumors of Russell's participation in the film first broke in February. According to ew.com the film is set to begin production in Iceland and New York in July and is currently slated for a release in March of 2014.
by RTT Staff Writer
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