It really is hard to imagine anyone filling the shoes of Brandon Lee in the new version of the film that made him a tragic legend of sorts. To say that he nailed the role of Eric Draven in The Crow is a bit on an understatement.
Everyone else who has tried from that guy in Part 2 with the really thick accent to the should have been good Edward Furlong have tried and failed miserably. Still, since we’re going to the well again, why not have an actor who can pull it off?
Variety reports that Relativity Media is sticking with its
Limitless star Bradley Cooper (pictured right), who is in early negotiations to topline the studio’s re-invention of The Crow.
Juan Carlos Fresnadillo (28 Weeks Later) is directing the action pic, which is based on the comic book series by James O’Barr. Cooper recently flew to Spain to meet with Fresnadillo, who immediately sparked to Cooper’s take on the character.
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