Jennifer Connelly may reunite with her A Beautiful Mind co-star Russell Crowe and director Darren Aronofsky, whom she worked with on Requiem For A Dream. Aronofsky has been name dropping her for awhile, but Variety reports that she is now officially in talks to join his film based on the Biblical tale of Noah.
Connelly would once again have Crowe as a husband with visions, only this time not of government conspiracies, but of building an ark as ordered by God to save two of every animal before the Almighty floods the Earth and wipes the place clear to start again. Hopefully she won't be doing any rehashing of the shenanigans Aronofsky had her do in Requiem. Hopefully it's just gathering animals two-by-two like the picture above.
Noah himself is being portrayed as a man who loves the planet and his animals, but who is disillusioned about the way humanity has treated them.
Also cast is Emma Watson as Ila, described as "a young woman who develops a close relationship with Noah’s son, Shem." Shem is being played by Douglas Booth, and Logan Lerman will be taking on the role of his brother Ham. Ray Winstone was recently cast as the villain. Details about his character have yet to surface.
The large-scale biblical epic has quite the cast. What do you think of the cast so far?