Russell Crowe Hosted Epic Rugby Night on ‘The Nice Guys’ Set
Russell Crowe turned filming on new movie The Nice Guys into one long hangover when the shoot clashed with a major rugby game back home in Australia. His co-star Ryan Gosling has become a big fan of the Gladiator star since working with him and he admits now he knows why so many of his peers have enjoyed working with the sports-mad actor.
“We were in Atlanta pretending it was summer, but it was winter,” he tells WENN. “It was, like, minus-10 degrees outside, so most of the time we all went home; we didn’t go out.” “But we did have one big, epic night. Russell was very generous and rented out this bar for the whole crew and cast to watch a game of rugby – his team was playing.” “We were all hurting (from drinking) for the rest of the film!” Crowe is a part-owner of the South Sydney Rabbitohs and often hands out club merchandise to castmates and crew members on film sets.