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by Brett White
Everyone hoping to see Tom Hiddleston add another comic book universe to his resume just had their hopes dashed. It turns out that the rumblings about Hiddleston, known for portraying Loki in "Thor" and "Marvel's the Avengers," taking on the title role in Relativity Media's long-gestating reboot of "The Crow" were exaggerated.
Deadline reports that the initial conversation was "overhyped" before then turning the hype on Alexander Skarsgard, the latest in a long line of leading men rumored for the role.
Skarsgard is best known as Eric Northman in the TV series "True Blood" and reportedly has the lead in "The Crow" if he wants it. If Skarsgard rejects the role, he will join an elite club of Almost-Crows alongside the aforementioned Hiddleston, James McAvoy and Bradley Cooper. The film's had similar turnover behind the scenes as well, getting a new writer and director (Jess Wigutow and F. Javier Gutierrez, »
- Splash Page Team
Throughout April, we're counting down to the release of Marvel's Iron Man 3 with our picks for the Greatest Comic Book Movies of All Time; here's #24...
The Crow, 1994.
Directed by Alex Proyas.
Based upon James O'Barr's cult underground series, originally published by Caliber Comics in 1989, The Crow stars Brandon Lee as Eric Draven, a musician brought back from the dead to avenge his and his fiancée's murder at the hands of a gang of local thugs.
Tragically, The Crow would prove to be Lee's final movie, the actor dying after sustaining an accidental gunshot wound on set during the filming of a stunt sequence. More than a year after Lee's death, The Crow arrived in cinemas and was a world-wide box office success, pulling »
- Flickering Myth
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