Actor Russell Crowe promotes ‘Phuket Sandbox’, Bangkok’s electrical wiring

Photo by Angela Weiss / AFP

Hollywood actor Russell Crowe has been in Thailand to shoot a Vietnam War era movie called “The Greatest Beer Run Ever” and is now posting pictures on the streets of Bangkok after entering the Kingdom through the “Phuket Sandbox” scheme.

The New Zealander told of his experience during the 14-day quarantine, explaining to his followers that, if they are fully vaccinated, they can fly to Phuket to roam the islands freely and added that Thais are friendly and the food is amazing. He also encouraged others to travel to Thailand now that there is a firm date for the reopening of borders.

The 57-year-old star of “Gladiator” also posted pictures of himself all over Bangkok with the famous Tuk-Tuks, Chinese shrines and Kanlayanamit Temple in his selfies.

One Tweet, which caught the eyes of Thai netizens, shows a picture of the infamous rat’s nest of electrical and telephone wires, with a caption “Bangkok Dreaming”, causing a stir online with people tweeting “Welcome to Bangkok”, pointing out that the star has truly reached the capital.

“The Greatest Beer Run Ever” is a film, based on a book by Joanna Molloy and John Donohue, about a U.S. Marine veteran who decides to sneak into Vietnam, tracks down his combat buddies and takes messages from home, some support and beer to them.

By Stephanie Adair


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