Russell Crowe Will World Premiere His Thriller ‘Poker Face’ From Rome Film Festival’s Alice in the City Sidebar

Russell Crowe will be a guest of honor of the Rome Film Festival’s independently run Alice in the City section where his second directorial effort, the thriller “Poker Face” – in which he stars opposite Liam Hemsworth – is set to have its world premiere.Set in the world of high-stakes betting, “Poker Face” stars Crowe as tech billionaire and gambler Jake Foley, who offers his best friends a chance to win more money than they’ve ever dreamed of.

But to play, they’ll have to give up the one thing they spend their lives trying to keep – their secrets.

As the game unfolds, the long-time pals will discover what is really at stake.Along with Crowe and Hemsworth, the cast includes RZA of Wu-Tang Clan fame and “Fast and Furious” star Elsa Pataky.

Stephen M.

Coates wrote the screenplay with Crowe.Rome’s independently run Alice in the City sidebar,

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