“The thing is, the whole process for me is very easy,” said Crowe. “I find it a little strange to talk about it because people want to hear how difficult it was. But it was not.”
“The advantage that I have in doing both, financing is more readily available,” Crowe said. “I’m using what’s been built over 25 years of lead roles to my own advantage.”
Russell also spoke of his next directorial project, which he has previously said will be Anh Do’s bestselling and prize-winning memoir, The Happiest Refugee.
“It’s in a foreign language, where every single person in it is from a culture outside Western civilization. I want about $30 million. How do you think that will go?” Crowe asked.