Russell Crowe and Zac Efron are set to star in Peter Farrelly’s film adaptation of the book, The Greatest Beer Run Ever: A True Story of Friendship Stronger Than War written by Joanna Molloy and John “Chickie” Donohue. The film, which has a shortened title, The Greatest Beer Run Ever, is based on a true story of the author, Donohue, who in 1967, left New York to track down a childhood friend from the army for a beer.
According to Variety, Production for the film is set in Vietnam, though filming is using Thailand as a stand-in. The film is produced for Apple TV+ by Skydance Media and will see Brian Currie and Pete Jones co-write the script with Farrelly.
Both Crowe and Efron have taken to social media to share their arrival in Southeast Asia. A spokesperson for the project has also confirmed that production has begun in Thailand. There is currently no word as to when the film will be released just yet.
Australia is set to allow international travel soon.
Currently I’m working in Thailand. Shooting a movie. Getting on that first plane after 2 years was a very strange feeling.
Strange but kind of wonderful. Since 1991 when work first started taking me around the world that was…
— Russell Crowe (@russellcrowe) October 11, 2021
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