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Round up the animals, two-by-two. Pre-production for director Darren Aronofsky's visionary take on the classic Noah's Ark tale is well underway, and the director himself has tweeted a pic of the ark itself under construction in Long Island, NY.

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"I dreamt about this since I was 13. And now it's a reality. Genesis 6:14 #noah" tweeted the director.

Russell Crowe will play the title character in the biblical epic in which Noah is given a divine mission: to build an ark to save creation from the coming flood.

"Noah's Ark" is scheduled to flood theaters in 2014.

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