Read Darren Aronofsky's Teenage Poem About Noah

Consider this extra credit for watching Noah.

Darren Aronofsky wrote a Noah-themed poem when he was a teen at Mark Twain IS 239 in Brooklyn. The poem eventually won a United Nations contest, and Aronofsky credits his teacher, Vera Fried, with inspiring his creative writing. (She even has a cameo in Noah.)

Do You Recognize Russell Crowe?

Who’s that man with the long beard and grey hair? Could it really be strapping Australian Russell Crowe?

Yep! The actor’s newly disheveled appearance might make it seem like he’s fallen on hard times, but Crowe is just getting seriously into character for an epic role as Noah – as in the Old Testament figure with the ark.