Russell Crowe is set to play Bill Hicks in a new biopic of the influential comic.
Movie execs have ordered a draft script of the new movie from New Zealand writer Mark Staufer.
Crowe told the Sydney Morning Hearld: ‘I have another project based on the life of comedian Bill Hicks, which is going from treatment to draft stage.’
No other details about the film, its director or its schedule are known.
For those not in the know about this true comic genius watch below one of his finest stand up shows!
Bill Hicks : One Night Stand