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Russell Crowe got Hugh Jackman Wolverine part

Russell Crowe got Hugh Jackman Wolverine part

Nov 23 2012, 10:01am CST | by

Russell Crowe has admitted he suggested Hugh Jackman would be the perfect fit for the part of Wolverine in 'X-Men'.

Russell Crowe got Hugh Jackman the role of Wolverine. The 'Noah' star was initially targeted to portray the 'X-Men' character, but when he turned down the film, he suggested producer Bryan Singer...

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Russell Crowe got Hugh Jackman Wolverine part

Nov 23 2012, 10:01am CST | by

Russell Crowe has admitted he suggested Hugh Jackman would be the perfect fit for the part of Wolverine in 'X-Men'.

Russell Crowe got Hugh Jackman the role of Wolverine.
The 'Noah' star was initially targeted to portray the 'X-Men' character, but when he turned down the film, he suggested producer Bryan Singer spoke to the 'Real Steel' star instead.
He explained to the Grill Team on Australian radio station Triple M 104.9FM: ''Bryan Singer asked Rusty to do Wolverine, and he said, 'Nah mate I've just done 'Gladiator', it's not for me but you should look at this guy...' ''
Hugh is a big fan of Russell, both personally and professionally, and says he has learned a lot from his friend.
He said: ''He's a great guy in every way, I have so much time for him and to watch him work, everyone says he is a great actor, when you actually get to work with someone like that... He's that good when it matters, in that moment, in that close up tough moment, you just sit back and watch you know someone's got that confidence and is going to deliver. I learnt a lot from him.''
Hugh will next appear in James Mangold's sixth instalment of the 'X-Men' franchise, 'The Wolverine', in July 2013.

 
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L.A.CONFIDENTIAL: The best neo-noir crime drama ever.

Jul 21 2014 9:08am CDT | Source: movie pilot

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I had the good fortune of seeing L.A.Confidential for the fourth time last night, and I remain with my opinion that this is one of the finest American movies of the last fifty years. If nothing else, director and co-writer Curtis Hanson has turned an dense James Ellroy novel (who's enjambing attempts to make his fiction seem to the reader that they're actually in the mind of problematic crime fighters makes him unreadable)l into a ri ...
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Movie News: See Another 'Star Wars Rebels' Villain; First Trailer for Reese Witherspoon's 'Wild'

Jul 11 2014 8:01am CDT | Source: movies.com

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Star Wars Rebels: We got our first look at The Inquisitor, the primary Star Wars Rebels villain, last year, and now Agent Kallus, his "right-hand man," has finally been revealed. David Oyelowo (Lincoln) will voice the character on the series, which debuts this fall on the Disney Channel and then will air regularly on the Disney XD channel. [Los Angeles Times]   Nice Guys: Confirming a previous report, Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling ...
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Rumor: Doomsday One of the Five Villains in BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE

Jul 10 2014 10:52am CDT | Source: Collider

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It's getting hard to keep up with all of the villains (and heroes) rumored to be participating in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.  Heck, it's hard enough keeping up with the rumors abut who wrote which version of a fake script that all of this info may or may not be coming from.  And now there are fresh rumors that Doomsday will be making an appearance in the film, perhaps as one of the five villains peo ...
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Movie News Wrap Up: ‘Hitman: Agent 47′, ‘Insidious 3′ & More

Jun 16 2014 6:42am CDT | Source: Screen Rant

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This Week: Josh Brolin joins Hail Caesar!; Kirsten Wiig sets her directorial debut; Insidious 3 casts its star; Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling may join The Nice Guys; and Fox sets release dates for a slew of upcoming features.  - Josh Brolin is set to re-team with Joel and Ethan Coen for Hail Caesar!. The Coens, of course, directed Brolin in the 2007 hit No Country for Old Men, for which they won a best directing Oscar. Whether this upcoming film ...
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Akiva Goldsman Signs With WME After Parting Company With CAA

Jun 2 2014 2:52pm CDT | Source: Deadline

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EXCLUSIVE: Over the weekend, Oscar winning screenwriter Akiva Goldsman and aents at CAA reached loggerheads and made a mutual decision to part company. Today, he has signed with WME Entertainment. The move will come as a surprise to some, because Goldsman had been a CAA client for so long and because he is a close friend of agency head Richard Lovett but the way it was described to me, the relationship r ...
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Deadline’s Best Film Stories Of The Week

May 25 2014 6:52pm CDT | Source: Deadline

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Catch up on must-reads from Deadline’s week in film: Cannes: From Chekhov In Turkey To Rampaging Dogs Award Winners Prove This Fest Had It All By Pete Hammond It’s all over but the re-runs. The 67th Cannes Film Festival unofficially ended Saturday night with the crowning of Nuri Bilge Ceylan’s endless, but admired, Chekovian epic Winter Sleep being crowned with the coveted Palme d’Or. Cannes: ‘Lion’ To Roar In $ ...
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