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77: Russell Crowe to star in and direct

  • Russell Crowe is set to star in and direct the police crime drama "77".

  • The film will focus on two stories from 1974; the unsolved murder of an LAPD officer, and the nationally televised shootout in South Central L.A. between the Symbionese Liberation Army and the LAPD.

  • David Matthews has written the screenplay.