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Production Stalls On THE CROW Reboot After Studio Goes Bankrupt The Crow reboot has hit another snag. THR is reporting that pre-production has completely stalled, with an entire production crew said to have left the project. The blame, this time, lies with the studio, Relativity Media, which filed for bankruptcy on Thursday. This is only the latest in a long line of disasters for the reboot, leaving it perennially stuck in development hell for years. The project has so far endured a string of high profiling casting exists and a revolving door of directors.

'The Crow' Reboot May Be Dead Following Relativity Media Bankruptcy Earlier this week we learned that Relativity Media declared bankruptcy, as the studio reportedly owes on several past projects and is unable to pay up. That puts the future of many of their projects — completed and not — in question, including the repeatedly delayed Jane Got a Gun, as well as the reboot of The Crow. Both movies appear to be cursed. Continue reading…

‘The Crow’ Reboot Stalled Following Relativity Media Bankruptcy There are few current movie projects that have served a more troubled term in development hell than Relativity Media’s planned reboot of The Crow. James O’Barr, the creator of the comic book upon which the 1994 original was based, has said that approximately $20 million has already been spent trying to get the new adaptation off the ground, but despite plans to begin filming this fall The Crow still doesn’t have a lead actor attached. Relativity has bigger problems right now, however.

Actor Jack Huston Drops Out of 'The Crow' Remake Variety is reporting that “Boardwalk Empire” star Jack Huston has exited Relativity Media’s and Dimension Films’ remake of the “The Crow” citing ‘scheduling conflicts’ as the main reason for the actors departure.

'The Crow' Remake Wants Andrea Riseborough as the Villain Andrea Riseborough is reportedly in talks to play main villain Top Dollar in 'The Crow' remake, based on the original James O'Barr graphic novel.

Jack Huston Confirmed As The New Crow That's so DravenLast month, Jack Huston was revealed to be in talks to play The Crow's Eric Draven, but nothing official was announced. Now, however, the ink has dried on the contracts, the hands have been shaken and Huston can start digging into how he’ll play the tragic hero of The Crow for director Corin Hardy. Hardy was hired as the latest man to call the shots back in December, and it appears that the film is finally back on track after a tortuous spell in development limbo, with a shoot pencilled in for this spring.

‘The Crow’ Reboot Details; Jessica Brown Findlay May Join the Cast The reboot of the 1994 Brandon Lee-starring film/new adaptation of James O’Barr’s graphic novel, The Crow, has been in the works for over three years. In the director’s seat, Corin Hardy (The Hallow) recently took up the helm from F. Javier Gutierrez. As for the film’s star, Eric Draven, James McAvoy (X-Men: Days of Future Past) and Tom Hiddleston (Crimson Peak) were attached to star before Luke Evans (Dracula Untold) signed on. However, Evans recently left The Crow and seems to have been replaced by Jack Huston (Boardwalk Empire).

Jack Huston confirmed to star in Corin Hardy's The Crow remake A few weeks ago we learned that James Huston was being considered for the lead in Corin Hardy's THE CROW remake, and according James O’Barr (creator of The Crow graphic novel), the Boardwalk Empire star has joined the film. While speaking with Dread Central, O'Barr said "Jack Huston has definitely been cast,” and says he is “really happy with that... Read More...

Jack Huston in Early Talks to Replace Luke Evans in 'The Crow' Reboot For the fanbase out there who's still interested to see Relativity Studios reboot the cult comic book property The Crow, the film is finally making progress again. While Luke Evans was linked to the project back in 2013, more recently the actor revealed that he wasn't part of the production anymore. This came along with news that F. Javier Gutierrez was no longer directing and had been replaced by Colin Hardy. And with a new director on board, it sounds like a new star has been found as well.

The Crow creator wants Sam Witwer for the lead role Last month we heard from the Eric Draven to be, Luke Evans, that THE CROW reboot was no longer on his schedule. As was absolutely surprising to no one, nothing was really happening with the picture that's been talked about for years now. F. Javier Gutierrez who was set to direct has walked, leaving relative newcomer Corin Hardy to pick up the directing slack. Creator James O’Barr is still somewhat optimistic about the... Read More...

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