Register  |   Log In  |  
Sign up to our weekly newsletter    
Search   
Empire Magazine and iPad
Follow Me on Pinterest YouTube Tumblr
Empire
Trending On Empire
The Future Of Film
Interstellar Review
The Making Of The West Wing
Get 12 Issues For Only £25 Today
The perfect gift this Christmas
London Film Festival 2014
Our round-up of the galas, films and interviews
Movie News

LATEST HEADLINES
YESTERDAY
Seth Rogen In Talks To Be Steve Wozniak
Jessica Chastain also up for Danny Boyle's Steve Jobs film
First Look At Pride And Prejudice And Zombies
Switchblade sisters
Neil Marshall Will Tell Tales Of Halloween
He's part of a new horror anthology
Fede Alvarez Finds A Man In The Dark
A new horror with Sam Raimi and the Evil Dead team
Gal Gadot In Talks For Ben-Hur
UPDATE: She's no longer in talks
Kelly Reilly Joins True Detective
Abigail Spencer, Michael Irby and Leven Rambin also set
Hugh Jackman Finds Lion
Nicole Kidman and Dev Patel also set for real-life tale
Lucy Liu Starring In Snakehead
A human trafficking drama
New Poster And Trailer For The SpongeBob Movie
Sponge Out Of Water
Alex Garland's Ex_Machina Trailer And Poster Land
Oscar Isaac and Alicia Vikander set heads to 'trip'
Michael Bay Clocks 13 Hours
The director plans a Benghazi drama
More Movie News

RELATED NEWS
YESTERDAY
First Look At Pride And Prejudice And Zombies
Switchblade sisters
More Movie News

RELATED FUTURE FILMS
American Pastoral
31 December 2015
More Future Films

RELATED REVIEWS
Fury (2014)
Empire Star Rating
20,000 Days On Earth (2014)
Empire Star Rating
The Riot Club (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Noah (2014)
Empire Star Rating
Noah (2014)
Empire Star Rating
More new cinemas releases
DVD & Blu-ray releases

First Image Of Russell Crowe As Noah
A sneak peek at Aronofsky's latest

10 August 2012  |  Written by Ali Plumb  |  Source: USA Today

submit to reddit

The first image of Russell Crowe playing the title role of Darren Aronofsky's 2014 bibical epic, Noah, has arrived online via USA Today and you can check it out below.

noah russell crowe

For a bigger version of this image, head to USAToday.com

As eagle-eyed readers will notice, there's not a lot much going on in the picture apart from Crowe's rugged face, but there's still something rather encouraging about this extra piece of proof that the Iceland-shot project is genuinely happening.

Written by John Logan (Gladiator, The Aviator, Hugo and many more) and Aronofsky himself, it's not a traditional retelling of the age-old bible story but a radical reimagining, complete with giant angels called 'Watchers'.

As for the rest of the cast, you can look forward to the likes of Jennifer Connelly (playing Joan of Ark Noah's wife, Naameh), Douglas Booth and Logan Lerman (Noah's sons, Shem and Ham), Emma Watson (a close friend of Shem's, Ila), Anthony Hopkins (Noah's grandfather Methuselah, who is as old as, well... he's very old) and Ray Winstone as an as-yet unnamed character who acts as Noah's enemy.

If you want other hints and titbits about the project - including pictures of puffins - be sure to follow Aronofsky on Twitter where he's posting regular photos of the production as it happens.

Noah is set to hit cinemas in the UK and the US on March 28, 2014.


Have Your Say
To comment on this, and all articles, register for free or login now.

Mel Stuart Has Died
Willy Wonka director was 83
Hugh Laurie May Be Robocop's Villain
UPDATE: He's no longer in talks

Your Comments

RE: A winning combination!
New tag-line: "Even GOD Himself Couldn't SINK This FLOATER..." More

Posted by glaive at 15:00 on 30 September 2012 | Report This Post

A winning combination!
Aronofsky hasn't made a bad film yet and certainly has a great approach and style that I love. I think him and Crowe will make a formidable team effort and give a very unique take on this biblical epic. I think this could well be his next masterpiece and will certainly add this to my list of top movies to look out for! More

Posted by dannyfletch at 16:40 on 11 August 2012 | Report This Post

RE: First Image Of Russell Crowe As Noah
Aren't they missing one son? Japeth or something?? More

Posted by NeoBrowser at 06:07 on 11 August 2012 | Report This Post

Oh'my Lordy
Jesus Christ mate! You look like a flaming Idiot mate. More

Posted by OPEN YOUR EYES at 18:40 on 10 August 2012 | Report This Post

Phew
I had written this off. If it was straight from the bible, lets face it, the story of the flood is bat shit crazy and makes no sense. Now i'm actually curious More

Posted by Ethermoo at 18:04 on 10 August 2012 | Report This Post

It doesn't get much better than Crowe, Hopkins and Aronofsky. More

Posted by EileenJ at 16:23 on 10 August 2012 | Report This Post

SUBSCRIPTION OFFERS

SAVE UP TO 48% GET 12 ISSUES FOR ONLY £25
Get the best seat in the house by subscribing to the world's biggest movie magazine today. Save up to 69% and every month you'll get exclusive subscriber-only covers, access to the biggest stars and the best news, reviews and behind-the-scenes reports straight from the set. Click here to find the perfect offer for you


CURRENT HIGHLIGHTS
Empire Meets Mike Leigh
On Mr. Turner, 007 and liver in lager

World War II Movies That Win At History
Seen Fury? Here’s what to watch next...

The 25 Shatneriest William Shatner Moments Of All Time
Prepare. For. Many. One. Word. Sentences.

Marvel Announces Phase Three Film Slate Up To 2019
Photos from the event and have a look at all the new movie logos

Lists Of Our Lifetime: Empire's 25 Greatest Scares
Monsters, ghosts, horrible old ladies: the scenes that have kept us hiding behind the sofa for the last 25 years. Warning: contains spoilers.

Empire's Interstellar Review
Read our official verdict on Christopher Nolan's science-fiction epic

The 40 Most Fearsome One-Man Armies In Cinema
When you absolutely, positively have to kill every last mutha in the room...

Subscribe to Empire magazine
Get 12 Issues Of Empire For Only £25!

Get exclusive subscriber-only covers each month!

Subscribe today

Subscribe to Empire iPad edition
Get The Empire iPad Edition Today

Subscribe and save money on annual digital subscription

Subscribe today
Buy single issues

Get 12 issues of Empire for just £25!
Get the world's greatest movie magazine delivered straight to your door! Subscribe today!
Empire's Film Studies 101 Series
Everything you ever wanted to know about filmmaking but were afraid to ask...
The Empire iPad Edition
With exclusive extras, interactive features, trailers and much more! Download now
Home  |  News  |  Blogs  |  Reviews  |  Future Films  |  Features  |  Interviews  |  Images  |  Competitions  |  Forum  |  iPad  |  Podcast  |  Magazine Contact Us  |  Empire FAQ  |  Subscribe To Empire  |  Register
© Bauer Consumer Media Ltd  |  Legal Info  |  Editorial Complaints  |  Privacy Policy  |  Bauer Entertainment Network
Bauer Consumer Media Ltd (company number 01176085 and registered address 1 Lincoln Court, Lincoln Road, Peterborough, England PE1 2RF)