Russell Crowe to Play Mobster in Upcoming Thriller ‘American Son’

Russell Crowe has landed a new movie role!

The 56-year-old Oscar winner will be starring as a mobster in the upcoming thriller American Son, Variety reports.

Andrew “Rapman” Onwubolu
will be directing the film from a screenplay by Dennis Lehane.

Here’s the synopsis: “American Son centers around a man, who after falling under the control of a ruthless mobster (Crowe) while in prison, builds a multiracial crime syndicate, takes down his mentor, and earns a place for his crew alongside the Italian and Russian mafias.”

American Son is based on the acclaimed French film A Prophet, which followed an Arab man who is sent to a French prison, where he becomes a mafia leader.

If you missed it, it was recently announced that Russell‘s upcoming movie Unhinged is set to be the first movie released in theaters amid the ongoing pandemic. Find out its release date here.

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