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Russell Crowe In Portsmouth
The Oscar-winning actor is in Portsmouth shooting scenes for his new film, Les Miserables.
Russell Crowe seems to be enjoying the sunshine in Portsmouth today (Tuesday 27th March).
He's tweeted: "yesterday, 18 km bike ride,90 min walk. Today in the rain and wind on a perfectly sunny day in Portsmouth."
Crowe is shooting scenes for the Les Miserables film, along with Hugh Jackman.
It's believed they're on a closed set on part of Portsmouth Naval Base.
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