Russell Crowe has joined the forged of supernatural thriller movie The Pope’s Exorcist.
Directed by Julius Avery (Overlord), the movie will star Crowe as real-life determine Father Gabriele Amorth, a priest who acted as chief exorcist of the Vatican and carried out greater than 100,000 exorcisms in his lifetime.
Amorth, who handed away in 2016 on the age of 91, detailed his experiences of battling demons in two memoirs titled An Exorcist Tells His Story and An Exorcist: Extra Tales.
“It’s been a aim of mine to work with Russell,” Avery mentioned in an announcement (through The Hollywood Reporter). “To collaborate with him on the wonderful Pope’s Exorcist is actually a dream come true.”
Manufacturing is scheduled to begin in Eire in September.
Avery’s subsequent movie is Samaritan, a superhero movie primarily based on the Mythos Comics graphic novels by Bragi F. Schut, Marc Olivent and Renzo Podesta. The movie’s forged contains Sylvester Stallone, Javon Walton (Euphoria), Pilou Asbæk (Game Of Thrones) and Martin Starr (Silicon Valley).
Samaritan is scheduled to be launched in cinemas on August 26, 2022.
Crowe will subsequent be seen in Taika Waititi’s Thor: Love and Thunder as Zeus, set to be launched on July 8. He additionally not too long ago completed filming Sony’s Marvel movie Kraven The Hunter, the place he stars alongside Aaron Taylor Johnson and Ariana DeBose.
In September final 12 months, director Ridley Scott confirmed a sequel to Crowe’s breakout film Gladiator was being written. A launch date has but to be introduced.