Russell Crowe Touted to Replace Brad Pitt in State of Play
Trying to find the replacement for Brad Pitt in "State of Play", Universal Pictures reportedly is keen to have New Zealander Russell Crowe to take over the acting slot left by the Hollywood hunk last Wednesday, November 21, 2007.
Variety has revealed that the studio even spent the weekend trying to convince Crowe for the role, a politico-turned-journalist who spearheads his newspaper's investigation into a killing that leads to a fast-rising police. Crowe, an Oscar winner for his performance in 2000's "Gladiator", is hot off "American Gangster" which Universal released early this month.
The result of the courtship is said to be known early this week and will determine how ugly things get between the giant film company and Pitt after he exited the crime thriller over disagreements about the shooting script. However, if Crowe turns out to not fit in "Play" before filming "Nottingham", the project will undoubtedly be in jeopardy.
- Taylor Kinney Gives Lady GaGa 'Ultimatum' as She's Still Undecided About Wedding Details
- Kim Kardashian Steals the Show at Scott Disick's Birthday Party With Her Barely-There Lace Dress
- Proud Papa Chris Brown Shares Cute Pictures of Royalty to Celebrate Her Birthday
- Amanda Holden Poses Naked for Charity. See the Racy Pic!
- Bruno Mars Is Readying a New Album for November
- Mariah Carey's Diva Antics: She Has Her Glam Team Work on Her While She Sleeps
- Kim Kardashian Kicks Kanye West Out of Their Bel Air House. Why?
- Watch Andrew Lincoln and Norman Reedus Envision Lighter 'Walking Dead' in NBC's Red Nose Day Special