Russell Crowe as Bill Hicks

Jason pointed me to an article on Ain’t It Cool, in which Russell Crowe suggests he’s developing a movie about Bill Hicks. Apparently the movie is still in the draft stage, so pretty far from being a reality at this stage.

For those that don’t know, Bill Hicks was a comedian who died of cancer at the age of 32 in 1994. The Tool album Aenima was dedicated to him an he appears in the intro to Third Eye, talking about druuuuuuuuugs.

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Eamon
Eamon
12 years ago

oh no

see you auntie
see you auntie
12 years ago

Yeah I remember reading about this a couple of weeks ago in regards to Ridley Scott’s Sheriff of Nottingham film being delayed and the article quoted Crowe saying with the extra time off he’ll be able to spend more time in Australia in addition to working on his Bill Hicks project. The article suggested Crowe is looking to play Hicks but they weren’t quoting him on that. That’s all I’ll say on the matter. I’m not a fan of Crowe but he does some good work some of the time. On a related note, I didn’t realise Hicks was so… Read more »

fodasse
fodasse
12 years ago

zohan ! haha

why do people always make fun of russel crowe ?

because they have no imagination for jokes.. and its easy to say shit about him ? im no questioning him , i just dont understand

new beck album is great ! heelboy 2..not bad

now sod off!

Mehpuppet
12 years ago

A bit of a wank story, but I met Russell Crowe in a bar in Nelson NZ.  I rocked on up, introduced myself and spent the next half hour having a couple of pints with him (which he bought) We mainly talked about music and just average shit really.  He asked if I had heard his band (30 Odd Foot Of Grunts), and I said they weren’t really my kind of thing.  As soon as I left him he got mobbed and ended up shouting the bar. BTW, I asked him if he thought of himself as Aussie or Kiwi and he… Read more »