Russell Crowe Confirmed For “Noah”

He was rumoured, then in negotiations, now Russell Crowe has reportedly signed on to play Noah in Darren Aronofsky’s upcoming biblical epic about the prophet at Regency/Paramount says Deadline.

So far no other cast has yet been locked for this re-telling of the tale of Noah’s Ark, though Liam Neeson has previously been mentioned for a small role. An official statement about Crowe is expected from the studio early next week.

The project, which marks Aronofsky’s first film since “Black Swan”, will begin shooting in July.