Monday, 29 September 2008

Russell Crowe: Man in Tights

In an interview promoting his new film Body of Lies, Ridley Scott has revealed that Russell Crowe is to play both Robin Hood and the Sheriff of Nottingham in a future film project they're cooking up.

Speaking on MTV news the veteran director explained that Crowe’s dual roles would be “a good old clever adjustment of characters - one becomes the other. It changes.”

It’s not news that Crowe is playing the sheriff (he signed on a long while back for the title role) but this is a novel twist. He'll certainly need to lose a bit of weight for all those shenanigans in Lincoln green; his outing in Body of Lies is one of the pouchy ones.

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1 comment:

Patrick Roberts said...

Russell Crowe's accent seems to already resemble something that would fit in a new Robin Hood movie... though he'll probably have to get a bit slimmer than what his recent role in Body of Lies