Poor Eric Draven. No one wants to bring him back to life. The long gestating reboot of “The Crow” is once again on the skids, as a director has, once again, left the project.
Just to recap, the reboot started off promisingly with a script by Nick Cave, though with the worrisome choice of Stephen “I Made Sean Connery Retire” Norrington in the director’s chair (he was the dude behind the terrible “League Of Extraordinary Gentlemen”). Unfortunately (or fortunately) that version never got off the ground and it was in essence started over, with “28 Weeks Later” helmer Juan Carlos Fresnadillo signing on in April with Cave’s script out (boo!) and “Watchmen” writer Alex Tse taking over. Even more, Bradley Cooper was lining up for the lead role, but a lawsuit from the Weinsteins threw a spanner in the works (it has been since resolved), Cooper lined up “Paradise Lost” and with movement seemingly at a standstill, Twitch reports that Fresnadillo is moving on.