Bill Skarsgård of “It” will be the protagonist for the new version of “The Crow” | rock garage

It was confirmed that a remake of the 1994 film is in development.The Crow“, which will feature the actor who played the villain penny-wise in “Item” 1 and 2, Bill Skarsgårdin the main role as Eric Draven. Also, the singer FKA twigs will also be part of the project.

depending on the medium dead linethe film will be directed by Rupert Sanderswho was previously under the same title in the movies “Snow White and the Huntsman” (2012) and “Ghost in the Shell: Watcher of the Future” (2017).

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this is what he said Sanders about the film:

«The Crow” is beautiful, dark, poetic and sometimes disturbing. It is a story of love, loss, pain and revenge. It is a great honor to revisit the iconic comic from James O’Barr and reimagine”The Crow” as a premonitory voice of today».

1994’s “The Crow” and its sequels

The 1994 film starred Brandon Bruce Leeson of martial artist and also actor Bruce Lee. As many will remember, the still young 28-year-old actor died while filming the movie “The Crow“. He was the victim of a shot by a prop gun. After the film was released, since he had filmed many of his scenes before his passing, he received much praise for his work on the film.

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Two years after the premiere of the original film, the sequel came to the cinema “The Crow: City Of Angels” (1996) with Swiss actor Vincent Perez; the feature film was repudiated. Two more followed:The Crow: Salvation” (2000) and “The Crow: Wicked Prayer” (2005). Both also fell for specialized criticism.

Jason Momoa (Aquaman) was going to be “The Crow”

There were many attempts to revive this story, but nothing came of it. However, in 2017, the news came out that there was a director and lead actor for the new adaptation of “The Crow“. Corin Hardy was going to be as a director (one of his jobs is “the nun” of 2018) and the American actor Jason Momoa (current “Aquaman” of the DCU) as the protagonist.

But the news was not going to last long, since half a year later it was announced that both were leaving the project. And as always happens in these cases, there was creative and financial difference with the final rights owners of the film.

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this shared Jason Momoa in Instagram confirming the news that the project was no longer going (in the image he is accompanied by the director Corin Hardy):

«I’ve waited 8 years to play this dream role. […] Unfortunately, I will have to wait 8 [años] plus».

«It’s not our team. But I swear I will. James O’Barr, I’m sorry to disappoint you, I won’t in the next one. This movie needs to be released. and to the fans».

«I am sorry. I can’t play anything more than what this movie deserves and needs love. I’m ready when it’s right».

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Bill Skarsgård of “It” will be the protagonist for the new version of “The Crow” | rock garage

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