Russel Crowe is the newest superstar to fall in love with our little nation after spending a while filming right here for his new film The Pope’s exorcist.
Russell stars in his very first horror film, enjoying buccaneer Gabrielle Amorth, a real-life priest – a Lambretta-loving, wisecracking misfit who was the Vatican’s Chief Exorcist.
Nonetheless, it wasn’t the truth that it will be Russell’s first horror movie to participate in that made him need the half. As an alternative, it was the attractive filming places of Dublin, Limerick and Wicklow that did it!
Talking to RTÉ Leisure, Russell mentioned: “I had fun making this movie and a part of that has to do with the place we shot.
“We shot in Dublin and the encircling space. We have been in Trinity Faculty, we have been on the north aspect for some time.
“We shot lots in Bray and Marley Park and we went to Limerick, and it was an amazing summer time, I did loads of biking,” the actor added.
Impressed by the recordsdata of Father Gabriele Amorth himself, The Pope’s exorcist follows Crowe as he investigates the possession of a younger boy in Spain.
“Taking part in a personality so filled with cool stuff was an enormous motive I cherished this film,” Russel mentioned of his new position.
So did they expertise something spooky themselves whereas filming? Probably, however Russell attributes it to probability.
“You retain your steadiness and see them as coincidences, in any other case you drive your self a bit of loopy,” he mentioned.
Nonetheless, there was one incident that positively made the solid and crew nervous.
“We have been capturing in Limerick and we got here again to this home the place we have been staying on the coast exterior Dublin and there was a lifeless chicken on the doormat of the door of the home so a couple of individuals I used to be with acquired scared with that,” Russell admitted, since one of many themes on this film revolves round birds.
Would not we be!