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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