Warner Bros. Picks Up Russell Crowe's Historical Drama 'Water Diviner'

The Water Diviner Still - H 2014
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The Water Diviner Still - H 2014

Crowe directed and also stars in the movie, set in Turkey in 1919

Warner Bros. has picked up domestic distribution for Russell Crowe’s period drama The Water Diviner. The studio has set an April 24, 2015 release date.

Crowe directed the movie and also stars as an Australian who goes to Turkey to search for his two sons, who are missing after the battle of Gallipoli in 1919.

Olga Kurylenko and Jai Courtney also star.

Penned by Andrew Knight and Andrew Anastasios, The Water Diviner is being produced by Andrew Mason and Troy Lum for Hopscotch Features and by Keith Rodger for Fear of God Films.

Brett Ratner's RatPac Entertainment, Seven Network Australia and private investors were among the financiers.

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2:45 pm, Nov. 7 Updated with release date