Russell Crowe is set to play a tech billionaire in the upcoming thriller Poker Face

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Russell Crowe is set to play a tech billionaire in the upcoming thriller Poker Face

Russell Crowe has lined up his next big Hollywood gig.

The Oscar winner, 57, has teamed up with director Gary Fleder for the thriller movie Poker Face.

According to Deadline, Crowe plays the character of Jake, “a tech billionaire who brings his childhood friends together on his Miami estate for what turns into a high-stakes poker game.

Booked and busy! Russell Crowe has teamed up with director Gary Fleder on the thriller film Poker Face

“Those friends have a love-hate relationship with the host, a master player / planner, and he’s devised an elaborate plan to bring some justice to all of them.

However, Jake finds himself rethinking his strategy when his Miami mansion is overtaken by a dangerous intruder whose previous jobs have all ended in murder and arson.

Director Gary Fleder previously worked on Sylvester Stallone’s Homefront and the comedy series The Bold Type.

Role: According to Deadline, Crowe plays the character of Jake, `` a tech billionaire who gathers his childhood friends on his Miami estate for what turns into a high-stakes poker game.

Role: According to Deadline, Crowe plays the character of Jake, “ a tech billionaire who gathers his childhood friends on his Miami estate for what turns into a high-stakes poker game.

Crowe has just finished filming as ‘Zeus’ for the upcoming Marvel blockbuster Thor: Love and Thunder.

On Tuesday, the actor celebrated his long beard by shaving off his long beard and returning to a more sleek look, sharing his transformation with fans on Twitter.

In the photo, which is now his profile picture, he was staring at the camera wearing glasses with his short facial hair on full screen.

Fits: Russell celebrated filming on Thor: Love and Thunder by shaving off his beard and reverting to a more sleek look.  Shown in March

After: Russell Crowe on Tuesday after beard trimming

Go, go, go! On Tuesday, Russell celebrated filming on Thor: Love and Thunder by shaving off his long beard and returning to a more sleek look

He then jokingly shared a photo of a plastic bag filled with the shaved gray locks, captioned, “What price is Zeus’s beard?”

Fans were clearly a fan of the new look, with one writing, ‘Congratulations – you just cut 10 years your age, Russell darling!’

“I’m so glad my old Russell is back!” another gushed, while a third added, “Wow what a difference, your blue eyes stand out really well now, it looks really good my friend!”

Blockbuster: In April, Russell confirmed his role in the new Marvel movie.  Pictured: Thor actor Chris Hemsworth

Blockbuster: In April, Russell confirmed his role in the new Marvel movie. Pictured: Thor actor Chris Hemsworth

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