The Crow remake is finally set to start filming

first_imgDid you know that Hollywood is remaking the 1994 film The Crow? Additionally, did you realize that it was probably going to start filming soon?According to The Wrap, who spoke with multiple sources attached to the project, the reboot is set to start filming in January with Justice League star Jason Momoa attached to play the lead. Keep in mind that this movie has been in pre-production since at least 2010.Momoa was previously rumored to be attached to the film, but nothing was confirmed besides an Instagram post that depicted the actor hanging out with director Corin Hardy. In the caption, Momoa said that they sealed the deal. Get hype. This version of The Crow is said to be a more faithful adaptation of the original comics, written by James O’Barr.Whether or not you agree with the idea of a remake of the original, which has a dedicated cult following, the history of the reboot has been tumultuous and wrought with drama.The remake of The Crow has been in development hell for years, with many directors and actors attached. In 2013, for example, Javier Gutierrez was set to direct with Luke Evans as the star. In 2015, after Evans dropped out, Jack Huston was signed on to lead along with Andrea Riseborough, who was being recruited to play a genderbent version of villain Top Dollar. Other actors that have been attached include Tom Hiddleston, James McAvoy, and Bradley Cooper.Director Corin Hardy was signed on to direct in 2014, with filming set to begin in March 2016, but bankruptcy and other legal troubles for the studio, Relativity Media (they made the flop Cowboys & Aliens, which should explain its problems), led to Hardy being let go. However, he told Empire Online that all was not lost, calling the whole ordeal a “complicated situation” and that people will have to keep watching.Hardy seems to be back on with the film, if the Instagram photo is any indication.There’s a lot riding on this film, at least for the company making it. Relativity Media is trying to bounce back from bankruptcy, and could use the film to help rebuild its reputation after a string of flops.last_img read more