Director Darren Aronofksy and the cast of Noah aren't afraid of tough questions. If they were, they wouldn't have tackled the complicated Biblical tale of Noah, who receives a message from God to build an ark and save innocent animal species from the flood the angry creator is sending to wipe out sinful, wicked humanity. Often depicted as a cuddly story with lots of furry and feathered creatures, Aronofsky's vision, starring a sad but determined Russell Crowe as the titular ship builder, deals with the horror of the flood and the helplessness and survivor's guilt Noah feels.

At a recent junket for Noah, which hits theaters like a tidal wave on Friday, Complex grilled Aronofsky and his actors Logan Lerman, Sir Anthony Hopkins, and Ray Winstone. Why should Noah allow them on his ark? What the hell is humanity's problem? Check the video and see what they had to say. 

Interviews by Justin Monroe (@40yardsplash)

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