Crowe plays journalist Cal McAffrey in the drama, State of Play. After the death of a US Congressman’s assistant, Cal uses his law enforcement contacts to get better story. Smelling a corporate cover-up tied to the politician, he must decide if his life is worth the risk of uncovering the truth. Co-starring Ben Affleck, Rachel McAdams, and Helen Mirren.
I really didn’t want to do it. Then I read it, and there was a sequence in the film where it just hit me and I got the goose bumps and I just went, ‘okay.’