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May 6, 2013
 

Luke Evans is The Crow

Yet another unnecessary reboot is in the works but this is hardly new. The Crow reboot has been floating around for years but now the role has finally been cast and it’s the villain from Fast & Furious 6 Luke Evans.

Deadline is reporting that The Crow will fly with Welsh actor Luke Evans playing the title role in the F. Javier Gutierrez-directed franchise reboot for Relativity Media. Evans was the original choice, but he has been incredibly busy. He was just cast as the lead in Dracula Year Zero, he is the villain in Fast & Furious 6 and is Bard the Bowman in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug. Evans seemed to be unavailable because of production on Dracula and promotion on The Hobbit. The distributor looked at Tom Hiddleston and more recently Alexander Skarsgard, the latter of whom has a bunch of offers after Warner Bros halted Tarzan. Ultimately, they have decided to push the start date to early next year to accommodate his schedule in order to secure Evans, who is currently promoting the release of Fast 6.

I think the main reason people love the original movie so much is because it was given extra emotional gravitas when star Brandon Lee died during filming. Because of the themes of the movie, it was all rather strange and gave the movie a whole extra dimension. I guess it’s been long enough since the original movie for a new reboot to come along, after all why watch a movie that’s over 5 years old, right?

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Eoin Friel
Eoin Friel
I grew up watching JCVD, Sly and Arnold destroy bad guys, blow things up and spew one-liners like it's a fashion statement. Action is everything I go to the movies for and the reason I came up with this site is to share my love for the genre with everyone.



 
 

 

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