Despite being in production limbo for a number of years now, it looks as if cameras will finally roll for The Crow remake. Producer Edward Pressman made the announcement at the recent Abu Dhabi Film Festival.
However, Pressman could be just making a grandstanding gesture because he claims filming is set to begin in Spring 2015 but no cast members have been confirmed yet. This could mean that Luke Evans, which was the heavy favourite to take on the role of Eric Draven, could be out of the running for the remake. The producer also revealed that The Crow remake will be the ‘anti-Spider-Man’, whatever that means.
Based on the cult comic book by James O’Barr, The Crow tells the story of murdered rock star Eric Draven who is brought back to life by supernatural forces to avenge his death. The film inspired a big screen adaptation in 1994, which starred Brandon Lee, who died tragically on set during filming.
The Crow remake is currently in development.