Ron Howard directs Russ as John Nash, the brilliant but socially constricted mathematician who went on to win a Nobel prize. Crowe narrowly missed out on his own prize after being nominated for another Oscar.
“I certainly take what I do really seriously,” the man himself says. “I really enjoy the sort of relationships that I have with Ron, where I'm working with a bloke who has mastered a very elusive medium, you know. He's very intellectual about it.”
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