Though previously rumoured, looks like Jennifer Connelly’s deal to reunite with her “A Beautiful Mind” co-star Russell Crowe on “Noah” will come off.
Variety says the “Labyrinth” actress has been atop of director Darren Aronofsky’s wish-list for a while now.
Darren Aronofsky had been courting the thesp for months, but no official offer had been delivered before Monday. Connelly would join a cast that already includes Ray Winstone, Emma Watson, Logan Lerman and Douglas Booth.
In Aronofsky’s take on the Biblical tale, Noah is a man who loves Earth and all of its animal inhabitants, but has become disillusioned with the way humans have treated their planet. Connelly will play Noah’s wife.
The pic, which will also star Ray Winstone, will be released March 2014.