Date: 15th May 2020

Russell Crowe to Star in Thriller 'American Son' for Paramount.

Russell Crowe will headline American Son, a mob thriller that was previously set up at Sony, but is now at Paramount.

Russell Crowe will play a mobster in the thriller based on the 2009 French film "A Prophet" directed by Jacques Audiard.

Andrew "Rapman" Onwubolu is on board to direct the movie from a screenplay by Dennis Lehane. Neal H. Moritz and Toby Jaffe are producing through Original Film.

"American Son" centers around a man, who, after falling under the control of a ruthless mobster (played by Crowe) while in prison, builds a multiracial crime syndicate, takes down his mentor, and earns a place for his crew alongside the Italian and Russian mafias.

Source: Press Release