Jason Momoa’s take on The Crow is finally coming to theatres! 1994 blockbuster film The Crow remains a cult classic of the comic book movie genre, and while it was followed by three sequels (two of which were direct to video), over the last decade there have been numerous attempts to re-tell the story of Eric Draven on the big screen.
The Crow Reborn is based on the 1989 comic book by James O’Barr. Originally published by Caliber Comics, The Crow has sold over 750,000 copies worldwide . Now the project is finally going forward, with Jason Momoa playing the eponymous protagonist. To prove it’s serious about releasing The Crow reboot to the masses, Sony Pictures announced today that the movie has been scheduled for October 11, 2019. The original film that was released in 1994, starring Brandon Lee in the lead role. Sadly, Lee was killed during the production of the film after being mortally wounded by a defective blank fired from a gun.
Like the original Crow movie, the reboot is expected to be a faithful adaptation of the 1989 comic book written by James O’Barr Momoa stars in the film as aspiring rock musician Eric Draven, who returns from the dead to get revenge on the criminal organisation that murdered his fiance. Back in December, reports stated that The Hallow cinematographer Martijn van Broekhuizen would be shooting the film, with Alex Cameron serving as production designer. Raymond Gieringer, from Drag Me to Hell, will serve as VFX supervisor. Many know
Due to the tragedy, original director Alex Proyas has come out against the production of the remake.
“I was privileged to know Brandon Lee – he was a young, immensely gifted actor with a great sense of humour and a bright future ahead of him,” Proyas shared in a Facebook post accompanied by a photograph of Brandon Lee as an infant with his father, Bruce Lee. “I was also privileged to have been able to call him a friend. Our working relationship as actor/director went beyond mere collaboration. We crafted a movie together which has touched many people.”