Republic of Doyle snags Russell Crowe

From James Bisson of the Canadian Press:

  • Crowe lands role on The Rock
    Crowe and Allan Hawco — the show’s producer and star — have been friends for more than a decade, while Hawco and Doyle have developed a strong friendship as fellow Newfoundlanders in the entertainment business (the fact that the singer’s surname also appears in the title of Hawco’s TV show is simply a coincidence). Read more.