Russell Crowe joins the epic ‘Ben Hur’

Melbourne: Russell Crowe is all geared up to go back to the old days of ancient Rome, as he has joined the cast of theatre epic ‘Ben Hur’ in Australia.

‘Ben Hur - The Stadium Spectacular’, a massive live production based on the Hollywood movie starring Charlton Heston and featuring a full-scale chariot race and a sea battle, will be held at ANZ Stadium in Sydney on October 22 and 23.

Australian-based actor Crowe, 46, confirmed his new gig as narrator via Twitter.

"I have decided to be the Narrator for BEN HUR live. This show will be immense. ANZ Stadium, Sydney, October 22nd and 23rd," quoted him as writing on Twitter.

It was not immediately clear if Crowe would narrate the performances live.


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