On March 27th 2014, the Darren Aronofsky production Noah was released in the United States. The movie starred three Oscar winners: Russell Crowe in the titular role, Jennifer Connelly (Crowe’s A Beautiful Mind co-star) as Noah’s wife Naameh, and Sir Anthony Hopkins (Silence of the Lambs) as Methuselah. The cast also included Harry Potter movie series and current Beauty and the Beast star Emma Watson as Ila, Noah’s adopted daughter and Shem’s wife; Logan Lerman (the Percy Jackson movies) as Ham, and Ray Winstone (Sexy Beast) as Tubal-Cain. Among the voice actors for The Watchers were Nick Nolte, Frank Langella and Kevin Durand.
With a budget of approximately $125 million, the movie earned an estimated $43,720,472 in its’ opening weekend in the United States, grossing around $362,637,473 worldwide.