Kevin Durand Joins The Cast Of Darren Aronofsky's NOAH

Kevin Durand Joins The Cast Of Darren Aronofsky's NOAH

Kevin Durand (X-Men Origins: Wolverine) is the latest actor to join the excellent cast of Darren Aronofsky's anticipated Biblical epic, which begins production this week. More details after the jump.

Variety has learned that actor Kevin Durand - seen in films such as Real Steel, X-Men Origins: Wolverine and this fall's Resident Evil: Retribution - has joined the impressive cast of Darren Aronofsky's Biblical epic Noah. The film, which adapts Aronofsky's graphic novel based on the classic Bible story of Noah's ark, will undergo production this week in Iceland.

Durand (who is 6'6) will be playing a giant who helps Noah (Russell Crowe) and his family. Durand joins previously announced cast members Jennifer Connelly, Emma Watson, Ray Winstone, Logan Lerman, Douglas Booth and Sir Anthony Hopkins (among others). Paramount Pictures and New Regency are distributing the movie.

Noah is set to hit theaters March 28th, 2014.

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Filed Under "Action" 7/19/2012 Source: Variety
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venkman9993592 - 7/19/2012, 8:28 AM
CaptainAmerica31 - 7/19/2012, 8:31 AM
This guys a weird ass actor
AnonymousGuy - 7/19/2012, 8:31 AM
This is looking to be quite a film. Can't wait!
Greengo - 7/19/2012, 8:32 AM
This guy is great. Yeah a lil weird too : )
MisterBabadook - 7/19/2012, 8:33 AM
This guy always plays an asshole.
InfiniteMonkey - 7/19/2012, 8:40 AM
Durand always goes where Russell Crowe goes. Those two are best mates.
marvel72 - 7/19/2012, 9:29 AM
i'm a fan of aronofsky's work,the cast of this movie is shaping up nicely.
IIIAdamantiumIII - 7/19/2012, 10:03 AM
Hulk2008 - 7/19/2012, 10:09 AM
I'm a Bible reader and have studied it for years and The Bible does state that during the days of Noah there were giants as mentioned in Genesis 6:4 "There were giants in the earth in those days;.." but never mentioned anything about a giant helping Noah.

I sure hope this movie will be as good and accurate to the Bible as 'Passion of The Christ' was.
AlexDeLarge87 - 7/19/2012, 10:31 AM
This is getting better and better. :)

Psot apocalyptic Noah is gonna rule.
AlexDeLarge87 - 7/19/2012, 10:32 AM
OdinsBeard - 7/19/2012, 11:04 AM
Hulk2008@ you'll either be pleasantly surprised or sadly disappointed. this is much more of a big spectacle movie rather than the boring torture-fest that was "the passion"

while it is "accurate" in the sense that Noah builds an arc and gathers 2 of each animal and all of that i think they take many more liberties to make it a better story and a better movie. these giants for instance had 6 arms in the draft i read which was written by aronofsky. someone has sense come in to re-write it so i'm not sure how much has changed. while "the passion" was gibson's love letter to catholicism, "noah" is more popcorn fare and in my opinion better for it.
marvel72 - 7/19/2012, 1:44 PM
@ hulk2008

this doesn't look like a bible story to me.

AlexDeLarge87 - 7/19/2012, 2:40 PM
Its more like post apocalyptic fantasy film than straight bible film.
Probably is going to be very melancholic too considering its Aronofsky who directs it.

Anyway i cant wait to see it. :)
JeffreyVeregge - 7/19/2012, 10:28 PM
An all-star cast, great writer & director with one of the greatest stories of all time. This is going to be a hell of a ride.
pepe - 7/19/2012, 11:41 PM
Shit director...

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