Jason Momoa to Lead The Crow Reboot


Somehow, some way, Relativity’s upcoming reboot of The Crow continues to stumble forward after surviving almost eight years of development hell and an endless string of directors and stars coming and going. Jack Huston (Boardwalk Empire, Ben-Hur) was the most recent actor to drop out as of last summer, then Relativity ran into financial trouble and it looked like director Corin Hardy (The Hallow) had left the project as well. But earlier this summer there were some rumblings that Hardy might be back on board and now this week we are hearing that they have apparently landed a new star: Aquaman himself, Jason Momoa. Sounds like we’re getting a beefed-up version of Eric Draven instead of a skinny, tortured artist, for better or worse. Hit the jump for more details.

According to Mashable, former Games of Thrones star Jason Momoa is in talks to lead the upcoming reboot of The Crow for Relativity Media. Corin Hardy is still attached to direct and Momoa hinted at the news earlier this week via Instagram:

Other actors that were previously attached or rumoured for the role over the years include Bradley Cooper, Mark Wahlberg, James McAvoy, Tom Hiddleston, Alexander Skarsgård and Luke Evans. The movie does not currently have a release date but they are claiming that it will hit theatres before Aquaman, which is scheduled for July 27th, 2018. The most recent version of the script was written by Cliff Dorfman (Warrior, Entourage). What do you think, is Jason Momoa a great choice to play The Crow?

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  • ProjectGenesis

    Frank on The Crow: “His name is Eric Draven yet he’s the Crow? That’s like if there was a character named The Alligator … but his real name was Eric Drocodile.”

    Still one of the best moment in FJP history in my opinion.

  • JC

    Is there some kind of Hollywood agreement whereby only 10 actors at a time are allowed to get lead roles? So boring to see the same names keep cropping up over and over. This would be so much better to give to a newcomer in the lead paired with an up and coming director.