According to a new announcement from Deadline, Russell Crowe has his next film lined up in thriller Poker Face that will be directed by Gary Fleder (A Midsummer’s Nightmare) and will be written by Stephen M. Coates (John Doe: Vigilante). The story follows Jake (Crowe), a tech billionaire who invites his childhood friends to his Miami estate for a high-stakes poker game. Those friends have a love-hate rivalry with the host, a master player/planner who has devised an intricate strategy to bring some justice to all of them. However, Jake is forced to reconsider his plan after his Miami mansion is invaded by a sinister home intruder whose former occupations all resulted in murder and arson.
Crowe has plenty of projects that he is currently working on, including crime drama American Son and drama Rothko. He has finished filming the thriller The Georgetown Project about a troubled actor who begins to unravel while shooting a horror film. Crowe is also rumored to star in the drama The Greatest Beer Run Ever about a man’s account of leaving New York in 1967 to deliver beer to his childhood friends that are fighting in Vietnam.
Crowe is currently filming Thor: Love and Thunder and will star as the god of lightning Zeus, expected to be released in 2022.