After announcing the film in a recent interview with us, it has now been revealed that Russell Crowe will star in Rapman’s upcoming movie, American Son.
Rapman confirmed the news, writing in a tweet: “The first CONFIRMED cast member of of my new movie ‘American Son’ is the SUPER talented Russell Crowe!!”
Russell Crowe – who has starred in huge blockbusters such as American Gangster, Gladiators and many more – will have a lead role in American Son, which will be the second feature directorial movie from Rapman, following the release of his well-received film Blue Story.
American Son will be a remake of the 2009 crime drama movie, A Prophet.
As the film is in the early stages of development, there is no release date for American Son at present but Rapman let us know yesterday (May 13) that he has an official start date for filming.