Russell Crowe rallies behind independent Aussie films and local jobs with new Coffs Harbour film studio

Russell Crowe has opened up about his plans for a bespoke film production facility to be located in Coffs Harbour, a city on the north coast of New South Wales. Speaking with 2GB radio host Ben Fordham earlier this morning, the 57-year-old actor said his production facility “certainly will change forever the way people regard

Aussie feminist Clementine Ford’s Fight Like a Girl set as television series at Aquarius Films

Australian indie producer Aquarius Films is to develop and produce a comedy drama series adapted from the acclaimed feminist manifesto book Fight Like A Girl. The book, a memoir and exposé of how unequal the world continues to be for women, was published in 2016 by feminist writer and online sensation Clementine Ford. READ MORE:

Tom Hiddleston may be the titular character, but it’s the women of Loki that shine

For actors like Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston, their roles as Thor and Loki in the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) projected them from “no-names” to household names. For Robert Downey Jr., being cast as genius-billionaire-playboy-philanthropist Tony Stark/Iron Man marked the end of a very public scandal-fuelled era and the start of a magnitudinous career comeback.

Russell Crowe farewells father John Alexander Crowe in Coffs Harbour memorial two months after his passing

Russell Crowe has farewelled his late father John Alexander Crowe in a Coffs Harbour-based memorial service. John Alexander passed away on March 30. He was 85. READ MORE: Russell Crowe prepares to farewell beloved father John Alexander Crowe in memorial service two months after his death Russell took to Twitter and Instagram during the afternoon

Russell Crowe prepares to farewell beloved father John Alexander Crowe in memorial service two months after his death

Russell Crowe is preparing to host a memorial for his late father, John Alexander Crowe. The 57-year-old has been busy organising a send-off his dad would be proud of, which will take place tomorrow near the actor’s property in Nana Glen on the NSW coastal town of Coffs Harbour.  “Weddings, string quartets, soloists, opera singers,

Russell Crowe recalls the night singer Sting took him to a swingers bar in Dublin

Hollywood actor Russell Crowe has recalled an interesting night out he had with singer Sting back in 2007. In a series of tweets shared, the Aussie star told the story of how he attended a swingers night in a Dublin hotel after watching Sting’s band, The Police, perform live. “The one & only time I

Russell Crowe shows off new look after wrapping filming for Thor: Love and Thunder

Russell Crowe has finally parted ways with his lengthy beard! The Australian actor, 57, shaved off his bushy beard which he grew for his part in the highly-anticipated film Thor: Love and Thunder. Crowe shared a photo of his beard trimmings on Twitter, writing, “What price the beard of Zeus?” READ MORE: Everything you need

Chris Hemsworth shares Thor throwback with Tom Hiddleston to celebrate 10-year anniversary

Australia’s own superhero Chris Hemsworth has thrown it back to where it all began in a social media post celebrating the 10-year anniversary of the movie that catapulted him into worldwide stardom. READ MORE: Russell Crowe shows off new look after wrapping filming for Thor: Love and Thunder The Thor actor, who is currently filming

What happened between Meg Ryan, Dennis Quaid and Russell Crowe?

Meg Ryan was affectionately dubbed America’s sweetheart at the peak of her career. The actress starred in a string of rom-coms, including Sleepless in Seattle, You’ve Got Mail, Addicted to Love and Hanging Up. But after a love scandal involving then-husband Dennis Quaid and Aussie actor Russell Crowe rocked her career in 2000, the actress

Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky host a star-studded white party with Matt Damon and Gabriella Brooks

Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky had a blast when they hosted a star-studded white party over the weekend. The Thor actor, 37, and Pataky, 44, posed in photos with a large group of their closest friends, including actor Matt Damon, Liam Hemsworth, and his new girlfriend Gabriella Brooks. Pataky shared a slideshow of images from

Marvel drops trailer for first Asian superhero movie, Shang-Chi, starring Simu Liu

The first trailer for Marvel‘s upcoming movie Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings has been revealed on star Simu Liu’s birthday. On Monday night, Liu gifted Marvel fans the first look at the Shang-Chi poster and his superhero costume. READ MORE: The most anticipated movies coming in 2021 “Whoever said that you

Chris Hemsworth hints at a return of Thor fan-favourite in latest Instagram post

Chris Hemsworth has seemingly sent Thor fans a secret message in his latest Instagram post. The 37-year-old actor is currently filming the fourth instalment of the Thor films, Thor: Love and Thunder, in Australia, and has been posting behind-the-scenes sneak peeks on his social media throughout the process. Taking to Instagram yesterday, Hemsworth posted a

Russell Crowe’s ex-wife Danielle Spencer honours his late father with special tribute

Russell Crowe‘s ex-wife Danielle Spencer has penned a heartfelt tribute to her former father-in-law John Alexander Crowe. Yesterday, Crowe announced the sad news that his dad had died at 85 years of age. “Sadly, my boys lost their Grandfather yesterday. Alex (Pop) Crowe, you were much loved and will be greatly missed,” Spencer captioned a

Russell Crowe’s dad John Alexander has died aged 85

Russell Crowe has announced the death of his father, John Alexander Crowe. The actor shared the sad news on his Twitter account, revealing his dad has passed aged 85. John’s death came almost three weeks after he celebrated his most recent birthday. “I arrived back in the bush last night. Today, although the sun is

Celebrities pay tribute to Russell Crowe amid news of his father John Alexander’s death

Russell Crowe has received an outpouring of support after he announced the sad news that his father John Alexander Crowe has died at 85. It wasn’t long before Crowe was inundated with comments and well wishes from celebrity friends. “I’m so sorry. Condolences to you and your family,” Julie Goodwin responded. Today Extra host

Russell Crowe scores role in Thor: Love and Thunder

Could Asgard’s band of merry players be getting a gladiator? Russell Crowe will appear in an unspecified role in Marvel Studios‘ Thor: Love and Thunder, which is currently in production in Australia with director Taika Waititi and stars Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tessa Thompson and Christian Bale. The fourth Thor movie has lined up several

Russell Crowe shares new photo of harbour cruise with Chris Hemsworth

The South Sydney Rabbitohs NRL game on Friday night became an unexpected celebrity magnet when Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky brought their A-list pals out to enjoy the match. The Thor actor watched the game from a private box along with Isla Fisher, Taika Waititi, Jeff Goldblum, Natalie Portman and other mates.  According to a

Zac Efron and Russell Crowe to star in film adaptation of memoir The Greatest Beer Run Ever

Zac Efron and Russell Crowe are in talks to star in a film adaptation of the book The Greatest Beer Run Ever: A Memoir Of Friendship, Loyalty, And War. Deadline reports Apple Studios is expected to finance the project and is chasing Bill Murray for a supporting role. READ MORE: Zac Efron confirms he’s filming

Aussie band Birds of Tokyo praise Michael Gudinski for ‘positive effect’ on the local music industry

Aussie band Birds of Tokyo have praised music industry icon Michael Gudinski following his sudden death today. Speaking exclusively to 9Honey Celebrity, Birds of Tokyo’s keyboard player Glenn Sarangapany said the late record company boss revolutionised the industry and will leave a lasting legacy. “It’s safe to say that my life would be very different

Michael Gudinski dead: Kylie Minogue, Russell Crowe, David Campbell, Richard Wilkins and more pay tribute to the Australian music icon

The music industry is mourning the death of Aussie music promoter Michael Gudinski, who has died at the age of 68. Gudinski, who formed the Australian record company Mushroom Records in 1972 and Frontier Touring in 1979, signed huge artists like Kylie Minogue, the Skyhooks, The Choirboys, Split Enz, Eskimo Joe and Evermore, and was

Russell Crowe, Nicole Kidman to head Australian Academy of Cinema and Television

The Australian Academy of Cinema and Television (AACTA) has announced that Russell Crowe and Nicole Kidman will assume the roles of Academy president and vice president respectively. Crowe’s Australian credits include The Water Diviner, his directorial debut for which he received five AACTA Awards, and performances in Boy Erased and True History of The Kelly

Russell Crowe pays tribute to the RFS for saving his property during the bushfires a year ago

Russell Crowe has thanked the New South Wales Rural Fire Service (RFS) for saving his property in the bushfire one year ago. The Aussie actor recalled the devastating events exactly 12 months on from when fires surrounded bushland around his Nana Glen home on the north coast of NSW. “One year ago today. All this

Who is Russell Crowe’s rumoured new girlfriend Britney Theriot?

It certainly looked like a game, set and love match between Russell Crowe and his rumoured new girlfriend, Britney Theriot. In photos obtained by the Daily Mail, the couple put on a flirty display recently as they played a game of tennis in the Sydney suburb of Rushcutters Bay, even sharing a quick kiss following

Russell Crowe helps young actor pay for tuition fees at prestigious drama school: ‘Looking forward to hear of your success’

Russell Crowe did the sweetest thing for an aspiring young actor. The Gladiator star, 56, helped 18-year-old Harry Pritchard’s dreams come true by contributing to his expensive tuition fees. Pritchard set up a crowd funding page where he revealed he’d been accepted to the prestigious London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Despite receiving the

Russell Crowe recalls guilt of leaving his kids to film movies: ‘It worries me greatly that I didn’t spend enough time with them’

Russell Crowe has opened up about the guilt he felt as a working actor and not getting to spend enough time with his children. Crowe, 56, said it “worried him greatly” that he was absent for his two sons, Charles, 16, and Tennyson, 14, at the height of his career. “I look back, and I

Russell Crowe’s ex Danielle Spencer says she prioritised raising children over her career

Danielle Spencer, the former wife of actor Russell Crowe, has said that she prioritised raising their children over her own acting and singing career. Speaking to Stellar, the now 51-year-old opened up about why she felt it was so important for her to remain at home while her 56-year-old ex husband’s Hollywood career went from

Russell Crowe says the original Gladiator script was ‘so bad’

Russell Crowe experienced mega success when he starred in the 2000 blockbuster Gladiator. However the actor, now 56, originally thought the script was “so bad”, and was reluctant to appear in the film. “Gladiator was a unique experience because the script that they had was so bad,” Crowe said in his recent appearance on The

Russell Crowe educates Americans on how to use everyday Australian slang in hilarious video

Russell Crowe hilariously gave a lesson for Americans interested in learning a thing or two about Australian and New Zealand slang. In a video for Vanity Fair, Crowe — who was born in New Zealand and primarily lived in Australia — ran through some common slang words like “bugger all” and “budgie smugglers” that many