Among new releases, Open Road’s “Little Boy” pulled in $2.8 million from 1,045 locations, while Russell Crowe’s directorial debut “The Water Diviner” bowed to $1.2 million from 320 theaters. Warner Bros. is distributing “The Water Diviner” and doesn’t plan to expand the theater count beyond its current number for the foreseeable future.
“This was always supposed to be a small niche film, so our plan is to just go slowly,” said Jeff Goldstein, Warner Bros. distribution executive vice president.
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In Australia hundreds of thousands of people gathered at dawn services across the nation to mark the one hundredth anniversary of the Anzac landing in Gallipoli.
And although they were abroad, Russell Crowe, Hugh Jackman and Deborra-Lee Furness didn’t let distance hinder them from coming together for their own special commemoration on Saturday.
He’s currently promoting his directorial debut The Water Diviner in the US.
But Russell Crowe harked back to his role as Javert in 2012’s Les Miserables when he sung a line from the musical during an interview on Peter Travers’ Popcorn program on Friday.
Actor Steve Bastoni Had To Dig Trenches On Russell Crowe’s Farm In Australia When The Movie Star Fat Shamed Him Before Filming Began On His Directorial Debut The Water Diviner.
With Russell Crowe’s The Water Diviner hitting theatres, we take a look at other Oscar-winning actors-turned directors
“I want to direct!” Since the beginning of Hollywood a century ago, actors have been singing that psalm. The latest to do so is Russell Crowe, who makes his feature directorial debut at age 51 with the WWI family drama The Water Diviner
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Russell Crowe is a long-time veteran of the film industry – acting and doing press for his numerous movies for more than 25 years now. “The Insider With Yahoo” co-host Thea Andrews has had the privilege of chatting with the Australian actor about many of his Hollywood roles, from “Body of Lies,” back in 2008, to “Robin Hood” a year or so later.
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You never know what’s going to be an insta-classic whenever a late-night show tries out a goofy new song. Ask yourself, did you think you’d still be humming a random ditty to tar balls washing up on southern shores in the wake of the BP oil spill after Jimmy Fallon and Eddie Vedder first performed it in September 2011?