Russell Crowe to Star in Gabriele Muccino's Fathers and Daughters
According to Deadline.com, Russell Crowe is now set to star in director Gabriele Muccino's Fathers and Daughters. They report that "the film is a love story between a father and daughter who live in Manhattan 25 years apart. The story moves back and forth between the 1980s where a famous novelist and widower struggles with mental illness as he tries to raise his 5-year old daughter; then it shows that daughter as a 30-year old woman in contemporary Gotham who battles her own demons that stem from that turbulent childhood. The script was written by Brad Desch"
Italian film-director Gabriele Muccino's credits include: Intolerance (episode "Max suona il piano") (1996), Un posto al sole (TV series) (1996), Ecco fatto (1998), Gli amici di Sara (TV) (1999), But Forever in My Mind (Come te nessuno mai) (1999), L'ultimo bacio (One Last Kiss) (2001), Remember Me, My Love (Ricordati di me) (2003), Chi siete venuti a cercare (TV) (2006), The Pursuit of Happyness (2006), Heartango (promotional film for Intimissimi) (2007), Viva Laughlin (TV series) (2007), Seven Pounds (2008), Kiss Me Again (Baciami ancora) (2010) and Playing for Keeps (2012)
Crowe was last seen in Man of Steel and recently appeared in Les Miserables and Broken City. His next projects include Noah and Winter's Tale. Other film credits include: Robin Hood, State of Play, Body of Lies, American Gangster, 3:10 to Yuma, A Good Year, Cinderella Man, A Beautiful Mind, Gladiator and more.