The Crow reboot could star James McAvoy

X-Men: First Class star James McAvoy to take on The Crow reboot?

Brandon Lee as Eric Draven in 1994’s The Crow

According to Bloody-Disgusting, who broke a pretty sound Mark Wahlberg tip on the same film, X-Men: First Class star James McAvoy is interested in playing supernatural superhero The Crow in the long-mooted reboot of the film franchise.

Based on James O’Barr’s critically acclaimed (and popular with goths) comic from 1989, The Crow is Eric Draven, a musician murdered by mobsters who returns from the grave to take his revenge.

F Javier Gutierrez is attached to direct from a screenplay by Tron 3‘s Jesse Wigutow.

Pick up the first movie, The Crow on DVD for £3.48 or Blu-ray for £7.27 from Amazon.co.uk