Remember that “Is Jason Momoa going to be in The Crow remake?” story from a little while ago? Well, the question has been answered and that answer is yes, and everything is actually moving ahead.
The Wrap reports that Corin Hardy is back on board (if he ever actually left) for Relativity’s reboot and that a January start date has been set.
As you probably know, this movie has been trapped in development hell for an eternity, and seemed to suffer a final death blow when Relativity went bankrupt last year just before production was due to start with Jack Huston as Eric Draven, Jessica Brown Findlay as Shelley and Andrea Riseborough as Top Dollar.
Now, Momoa has stepped in to take the lead role, carving out a space in his busy schedule to play the resurrected hero who is given the chance to take revenge on the gangsters who murdered him and the love of his life. No other casting has been confirmed, but we should expect to hear something soon. Fingers crossed that Riseborough’s still up for stepping into Michael Wincott’s gravelly shoes, we’d love to see her take on that role.
The January start date allows Momoa to finish his work as Aquaman on Zack Snyder’s Justice League, and he’ll return to the role of Arthur Curry for James Wan’s Aquaman after The Crow wraps.
Now, we should point out that this is a story about The Crow remake, which has had so many false starts that we won’t really believe that this is actually happening until we’re sitting in a cinema watching it.
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