The Crow

The Crow The Crow is a 1994 American action film based on the 1989 comic book of the same name by James O'Barr. The film was written by David J. Schow and John Shirley, and directed by Alex Proyas. The Crow stars Brandon Lee, in his final film, as Eric Draven, a rock musician who is revived from the dead to avenge his own murder, as well as that of his fiancée. While filming during the last weeks of production, Lee was mortally wounded when a dummy bullet, which had become lodged in one of the prop guns, was shot into his abdomen by a blank cartridge. The film was a critical and commercial success after its release, opening at the top of the box office.
What is it with this movie and its leading men? First Luke Evans dropped out, and now his replacement (Boardwalk Empire's Jack Huston) has also left the project due to a scheduling conflict. Word is, though, the studio is already looking at new actors to step into the main role of Eric Draven...
Taken 3 star Forest Whitaker is in talks to join the casts of both Gareth Edwards' Star Wars: Rogue One and the upcoming remake of The Crow directed by Corin Hardy (which will see Jack Huston take on the titular role). Hit the jump for details...
If that character sounds familiar it's because he was the chief baddie in James O'Barr's original graphic novel, and was then played by Michael Wincott in the 1994 movie. It seems the role has been gender-swapped for the remake, as Mr. Dollar will be played by Andrea Riseborough...
Now that Jack Huston (Boardwalk Empire) has been confirmed to star in the upcoming remake of The Crow as Eric Draven, he's going to need a Shelly to return from the dead to avenge, and that'll be Downton Abbey's Jessica Brown Findlay.
On Saturday, James O'Barr, the creator of The Crow comic books spoke at Wizard World Madison Comic Con. At the event he spoke about the troubles The Crow reboot has incurred and who he would like to see replace Luke Evans in the lead role.
At one time, Luke Evans (Dracula Untold, Furious 6) was gung ho about starring in the remake of The Crow, however, Evans continues to state he's busy for the next 12 months.
Director Corin Hardy will certainly have to look for a new lead for The Crow reboot since Luke Evans' (The Hobbit) schedule has become increasingly busy. At Sundance, Hardy chatted a bit about his vision. Come check it out.
While doing press for Peter Jackson's The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies, Luke Evans told Den Of Geek he probably wasn't going to do The Crow reboot as he has other projects set and ready to go. Come check it out.
Luke Evans (Dracula Untold) seems to be the favorite for the starring role originally played by Brandon Lee in the original 1994 film. However Producer Ed Pressman says no casting choices have been confirmed yet for The Crow remake.
At the British Academy Film Awards 2014, Welsh actor Luke Evans spoke about his upcoming starring role as Eric Draven in The Crow reboot from director Francisco Javier Gutiérrez.
Actor Luke Evans (Fast & Furious 6, The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug) is not afraid of any curse surrounding The Crow, says the reboot will be true to the original comic book from Cailber.
I know, I know, I'm late to the party on this, but I was surprised to learn that there was a deleted character, Skull Cowboy, from Alex Proyas' sensational film, The Crow. Once I learned of it, I just had to go digging for whatever I could find.
The website, Shock Till You Drop has just posted the first teaser poster for The Crow reboot, starring Luke Evan's as Eric Draven. They also sat down with the film's director, F. Javier Gutiérrez ("Brasil") and James O'Barr, creator of the original graphic novel.
Variety is reporting that James O'Barr, creator of the original “The Crow” graphic novel, has been hired by Relativity Media to consult on their upcoming reboot, which will star Luke Evans.
Star of the upcoming Fast & Furious 6, Luke Evans is a man who is making it in the world of cinema. The actor who will portray Eric Draven/ The Crow in the upcoming reboot had a lot to say on the upcoming film, praising the script and director. Read on for details!
The actor talks about playing Eric Draven in F. Javier Gutiérrez's remake of the classic CBM, and what the original movie and its star Brandon Lee meant to him. He also confirms that -- a bit of "reimagining" aside -- it will indeed be a straight remake.
Da7e from Latino-Review, has apparently gotten ahold of the script for The Crow, that will star Luke Evans as Eric Draven, and he shares his spoilery review. Hit the jump to check it out!
We finally have our new Eric Draven! After several actors have been linked to the remake, Fast & Furious 6's Luke Evans is set to play the title role in Relativity Media's new take on The Crow, which begins filming early next year.
It was recently reported that Alexander Skarsgard was being considered for the role of Eric Draven in Relativity's remake of The Crow, and now the actor briefly denies being attached to any post-True Blood project and shares his thoughts on the original film.
Deadline reckon that recent reports of The Avengers' Tom Hiddleston being in talks for the lead role in The Crow remake may have been premature, but that True Blood actor Skarsgard might be a shoe in "if he wants it"..
The Wrap report that the fan-favorite star of Thor and The Avengers may just be about to add another comic book character to his resume, as he is in early talks to play the lead role of Eric Draven in Relativity Media'a reimagining of The Crow!
In a new interview, the Scottish actor reveals that he is actually yet to read the script for X-Men: Days Of Future Past. He also calls his involvement with The Crow reboot just "rumor mill stuff" and gives an update on the status of the Wanted sequel..
X-Men: First Class' James McAvoy, who will soon reprise his Charles Xavier role in Days Of Future Past, is apparently the latest name attached to the role of Eric Draven in Relativity's remake of The Crow.
Critically acclaimed writer John Shirley talks to us in detail about penning the novelization of Resident Evil: Retribution for Titan Books and also goes on to look back at his career writing horror, the big screen adaptation of The Crow, and much, much more.
As you might know, The Crow is getting a reboot, and even though nobody wants to see it, it's still gonna happen. Now the producer Edward R. Pressman says that it's gonna be a 'reinvention' of the James O'Barr's graphic novel for the 21st Century. More details after the jump.