Russell Crowe Signs On for Drama 'Fathers & Daughters'

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Garbriele Muccino ("Pursuit of Happyness") is directing the drama, which will be sold at this year's AFM.

Russell Crowe is set to star in Fathers & Daughters, a drama that will be selling at this year’s AFM.

Gabriele Muccino is directing the project centered on a woman dealing with a crumbling relationship in the present and looking back on the relationship she had with her father, a famous novelist, 25 years earlier.

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Crowe is playing the father.

They are currently testing actresses for the female lead as the drama eyes a December shoot.

Voltage will be selling the film at AFM. The company’s Nicolas Chartier and Craig J. Flores are producing. Sherryl Clark is also producing.

Muccino is best-known for directing The Pursuit of Happyness and Seven Pounds, both of which starred Will Smith.

Crowe has two movies in the can: Akiva Goldsman’s directorial debut, Winter’s Tale, and Darren Aronofsky’s Noah.