The mystique behind the Alex Proyas film is shrouded in tragedy with the death of film's star Brandon Lee (who played Eric Draven) during filming from a defective prop gun The director eventually finished the film with body doubles and coordinated reshoots, given how the accident affected cast and crew While numerous sequels and television[...]
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Director Corin Hardy (The Nun) and star Jason Mamoa, once attached, abandoned the project since. "The Crow" – Death of Brandon Lee Based on the James O'Barr work, Miramax released Alex Proyas' 1994 film despite the grisly fate met by star Brandon Lee A malfunctioning prop gun killed Lee in 1993 before shooting completed Proyas used stand-ins[...]
Looks like that Sony 'The Crow' reboot with Jason Momoa has an official release date now, despite several hiccups along the way.
With no less than three attempts in the last five years with various stars dropping out, directors leaving, and studios passing on an already greenlit production, it seemed unlikely a revisit to The Crow was ever going to see the light of cinema. Director of the first film, Alex Proyas (Dark City, Gods of Egypt), posted a plea[...]
After being buried under the weight of Relativity Media' bankruptcy proceedings and a number of creative incarnations, The Crow Reborn has risen like a phoenix from the ashes and found a new home at Sony Pictures. While this iteration will take some nods from the original 1994 movie that starred Brandon Lee and directed by Alex[...]
Deadline reports the studio has revived and is negotiating with Gary Shore to direct Dracula: Year Zero, the Alex Proyas–Sam Worthington origin tale that had stalled sometime in 2010. Proyas left to do Paradise Lost, which just went from delayed to dead too (ouch) and Worthington is no longer on board either, but Matt Sazama &[...]
My guess? He saw a sketch of the make-up he was going to have to wear and fled the building. No, apparently it's down to "scheduling conflicts", and here's the kicker: the scheduling conflict in question is the upcoming adaptation of John Milton's Paradise Lost, which is being helmed by the director of the original Crow[...]