Want to own a piece of Russell Crowe's movie history?
Among the more than 200 items you can bid on: an aluminum prop sword and spare blade used by Crowe in "Gladiator"s famous tiger fight scene. Also on the auction block: the black leather wrist cuffs he wore as he shouted "Are you not entertained?"
It's all part of "Russell Crowe: The Art of Divorce" auction being held April 7 by Sotheby's Australia in Sydney. That's a significant date for the actor: It's both his birthday and his wedding anniversary. He married actress Danielle Spencer in 2003 and the two separated in 2012.
Read more at: https://inews.co.uk/culture/film/russell-crowe-auction-gladiator-chariot-sothebys-australia-divorce-auctionCrowe married actress Danielle Spencer in xxx. He says they've been separated for the last five and a half years.
As Crowe told "Good Morning Britain," these possessions "started to feel heavy... I was looking for a way to bounce that into something more positive so this is what I came up with."
He shares he came up with the idea after "a couple of vodkas in the middle of the desert."
Among the other things you can buy from Crowe's movies:
- A baseball bat from "The Insider" signed by Al Pacino and other cast members
- The violin he played in "Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World"
- The Doc Martens boots his violent neo-Nazi character wore in his breakout 1992 film, "Romper Stomper"
You can see the whole list here.
Commodus (Joaquin Phoenix) takes power and strips rank from Maximus (Russell Crowe), one of the favored generals of his predecessor and father, Emperor Marcus Aurelius, the great stoical philosopher. Maximus is then relegated to fighting to the death in the gladiator arenas. Read More