Anthony Hopkins to Play Methuselah in Darren Aronofsky’s Noah

Though it will have been a long four years since his last film once the Biblical epic is released, director Darren Aronofsky’s Noah is shaping up to be well worth the wait. Russell Crowe is onboard to play the titular protagonist in Aronofsky’s close adaptation of the Noah’s Ark story from the Bible, as Noah is given a divine mission of building an ark to save creation from the impending flood. Jennifer Connelly, Ray Winstone, Emma Watson, Logan Lerman and Douglas Booth round out an already impressive cast, and now Aronofsky has announced (via his Twitter) that the incredibly talented Sir Anthony Hopkins has signed on to star as Methuselah. Hit the jump for more.

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MySwordIsHeavenly3353d ago

What the frick is Methuselah doing in this story?!? Has Darren read the Bible?

aDDicteD3352d ago

im not familiar with his character but i hope arnofsky knows what he is doing, the cast ensemble is spectacular. i might be surprised on how the story goes, i think some scenarios might be changed. ill definitely watch this movie, since i was a child i liked biblical stories, hope this will be the first of more biblical movies hollywood might do.