The New York Times reports:
On a recent trip to New York City, Russell Crowe was asked by reporters why he had dropped out of negotiations to star in a new movie being directed by Baz Luhrmann and produced by 20th Century Fox.
A rally in September sought benefits for TV writers. The squeeze is also affecting actors and producers.
The Academy Award winner, never one to mince words, suggested it was, in part, the money.