We finally have our next Eric Draven. Relativity Media identified Luke Evans as the lead role. The Crow is one of our 10 reboots we really look forward to.
The reboot has seen many creative teams come and go, including the likes of Bradley Cooper, Mark Wahlberg, and James McAvoy for the lead role and film-makers Stephen Norrington, Nick Cave, and Juan Carlos Fresnadillo eager to steer the project in the directors chair. Now, Ed Pressman has F. Javier Gutierrez lined up the director with a script from Cliff Dorfman “Warrior”. Rumors initially where that Eric Draven will be played by Tom Hiddleston (Loki from “Thor”).
You may recognize Luke as Zeus in Immortals. We will also see him in the next Hobbit film as Bard the Bowman, as well as Dracula in Dracula Year Zero.
I sincerely hope this works out for Luke, the Crow has a huge cult following and you do not want to screw this up again. We already had many pointless and pathetic sequels and reboot attempts, this time we have our hopes high that this reboot will be a worthy companion to the original.