Los Angeles: Actor Russell Crowe is reportedly in
line to portray media tycoon Rupert Murdoch in a new film.
The Gladiator star is tipped to take on the role of the
media mogul in a movie based on Good Times, Bad Times, the
memoirs of former Sunday Times editor Harold Evans, reported
"You have to be brave to play someone like Murdoch.
Russell can do it," a source said.
Actor Colin Firth is believed to be up for the role as
Harold, but no deals are yet in place.
"The film will be a drama, either for the big screen or
television. It is very early days as the option deal with
Harry was only just completed. No actors or even writers have
been signed up yet," said Leon Lecash, creative director of
Story first published:
June 27, 2012 09:55 IST