April 22, 2012
/PRNewswire/ -- Paramount Pictures and New Regency Productions jointly announced today that Academy Award®-winner
has been cast as Noah in Academy Award®-nominated director
's feature film of the same name. Paramount will release the film on
March 28, 2014
Said Aronofsky, "I'd like to thank Paramount and Regency for backing my team's work to breathe new life into the biblical epic. I rejoice that
will be by my side on this adventure. It's his immense talent that helps me to sleep at night. I look forward to being wowed by him every day."
NOAH is a close adaptation of the Biblical story of Noah's Ark. In a world ravaged by human sin, Noah is given a divine mission: to build an Ark to save creation from the coming flood. The screenplay was written by Aronofsky and
and revised by Academy Award®-nominated screenwriter
and Aronofsky of Protozoa Pictures, along with
of Disruption Entertainment, will produce the film. The film will be executive produced by
of New Regency and
The movie will begin shooting this July in
Crowe is repped by WME.
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