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Russell Crowe: Man Of Steel is 'complex'

Russell Crowe: Man Of Steel is 'complex'

Jan 17 2013, 4:18am CST | by

Russell Crowe thinks 'Man of Steel' is ''complex''. The 48-year-old actor is set to play Superman's biological father Jor-El in Zack Snyder's comic book movie and he believes the filmmaker had a...

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Russell Crowe: Man Of Steel is 'complex'

Jan 17 2013, 4:18am CST | by

Russell Crowe thinks 'Man of Steel' is ''complex''.

The 48-year-old actor is set to play Superman's biological father Jor-El in Zack Snyder's comic book movie and he believes the filmmaker had a huge responsibility to get the remake spot on and bring the iconic superhero into a modern day world.

Russell explained: ''It's very complicated. It's really complex. I don't think anybody has really tried to get into the psychology of what it must be like to be Superman and what people would really respond like in a modern society if somebody like that just popped up.

''I think Zack Snyder was given a great deal of responsibility because, when it comes to comic book heroes and superhero films, the top of the food chain is Superman.''

British actor Henry Cavill is playing the titular role, with Amy Adams portraying love interest Lois Lane, and Russell can't wait to see the public's reaction to the iconic story.

He added in an interview with Reelz: ''I'm really looking forward to seeing it. It's a massive undertaking. It takes you on the ground to Krypton, it takes you to a planet where the sun is four times larger than ours and you get to experience that stuff.

''If you've seen the trailers you realise that this Superman is not just floating through the air held up by a wire. This Superman is super sonic. I'm really looking forward to the way that people will respond to it.''

'Man Of Steel' opens in the UK on June 14.

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Kim Basinger Joins The Nice Guys

Oct 21 2014 7:24pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

As a corrupt chief justiceLA Confidential reunion klaxon! All right, so it’s just Kim Basinger and Russell Crowe from the crime classic that will share the screen once again, but it is for another period piece set in a dangerous time for the City Of Angels. The actress has joined the cast of Shane Black’s new thriller, The Nice Guys.Black co-wrote the script with Anthony Bagarozzi, and the story is set in the 1970s. Ryan Gosling will be wayward, troubled private eye Holland March, who cross ...
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Basinger, David, Knapp Join "Nice Guys"

Oct 21 2014 5:39pm CDT | Source: Dark Horizons

There's something of a minor "L.A. Confidential" reunion going on with the detective thriller "The Nice Guys" as Kim Basinger is set to reunite on screen with Russell Crowe in the Shane Black-directed feature. Ryan Gosling plays a 1970s L.A. private detective who teams with an enforcer-for-hire (Crowe) to solve the case of a missing girl and the seemingly unrelated death of a porn star. Th ...
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4 weeks ago

Matt Bomer Joins THE NICE GUYS; Keegan-Michael Key and Regina Hall in VACATION Reboot; Pierce Brosnan to Create Designer Drug in URGE

Sep 30 2014 4:25pm CDT | Source: Collider

How about some more casting news?  Here’s what’s coming at a glance: Matt Bomer just joined Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe in The Nice Guys. New Line’s Vacation reboot just picked up Keegan-Michael Key and Regina Hall. Pierce Brosnan is locked to headline Urge for first-time feature director Aaron Kaufman. Hit the jump for more on all three films. Shane Black’s been working on The Nice Guys for a while now, over five years in fact, but ever since news broke that Gosling and Crowe wer ...
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Casting: Brosnan, Ory, Bomer, Simmons, Key

Sep 29 2014 5:08pm CDT | Source: dark horizons

Urge Pierce Brosnan has signed on to star in Aaron Kaufman's dramatic thriller "Urge". Kaufman co-penned the script with Jason Zumwalt and Jerry Stahl. Filming begins this October in New York. The story follows a group of friends holidaying on an island destination who try a new designer drug that makes them lose their ability to control their urges. Brosnan will play the creator and distributor of the narcotic. [Sourc ...
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4 weeks ago

Crowe, Sandler Were Original "Collateral" Stars

Sep 26 2014 9:32pm CDT | Source: dark horizons

There has been much debate over Michael Mann's films over the past decade-and-a-half, though one that seems to be universally liked is 2004's "Collateral". At one time though, it turns out neither Tom Cruise or Jamie Foxx were slated to star. Instead, it was going to be a vehicle for Adam Sandler and Russell Crowe. Talking about his upcoming cyber warfare thriller "Blackhat," Mann tells THR: "Nothi ...
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8 weeks ago

Shane Black's The Nice Guys Set For 2016

Sep 2 2014 12:41pm CDT | Source: Empire Online

Russell Crowe and Ryan Reynolds officially aboardThat moved along quickly: Back in June, we reported that Iron Man 3 director Shane Black was considering noir thriller The Nice Guys as one of several projects he’s juggling in development. Then, the casting was merely a wish list, but he’s clearly locked in chosen actors, with Ryan Gosling and Russell Crowe on board and Warner Bros. setting a June 17, 2016 release date for the movie.The Nice Guys, which Black co-wr ...
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8 weeks ago

WINTER’S TALE Blu-ray Review

Sep 2 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: Collider

Quentin Tarantino has complained about how one of the biggest problems with American cinema is that it’s afraid of big emotions.  Of melodrama that might descend into camp (or perhaps is camp to begin with).  And it’s true, more movies are likely to adapt an ironic distance than go for something earnest.  There’s a reason for that: when earnest doesn’t work, you get films like The Postman and The Roo ...
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