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‘The Crow’ Reboot Has Been Left in Uncertainty for Now

The Crow Reboot Has Been Left in Uncertainty for Now

The Crow reboot doesn’t have a very positive future. Edward R. Pressman Film Corporation, who was the producer of the original 1994 film The Crow, lodged papers in bankruptcy court intended to deny Relativity rights to sequels, prequels and remakes. This happened because of Relativity Media studio’s decision to rid Corin Hardy (The Hallow) as director of the instalment, an unexpected move that Pressman says they were not consulted on.

When Pressman made the deal with Relativity back in 2009, they were given the option of making three more Crow films. Go forward to 2014, and when it was exercised, which according to court papers, gave Relativity three years to start the principal photography, but still nothing has happened.

Back in August, pre-production for the Crow film began, and Corin Hardy (The Hallow) come to a $150,000 “holding deal” to direct the project. Pressman says, it proposed Hardy, and Relativity agreed to Hardy.

Pressman goes on to say that Hardy “is known for his visual flair, having a penchant for horror and dark subject matter,” states Pressman. “The parties believed that Mr. Hardy was particularly suited to reinvigorate The Crow, which is based on a dark tale of revenge told originally in graphic novel form.

Well, this is more of a downer than anything. Let’s just hope that someone can pick it up and do something with The Crow in the future. It could be some time before anything gets moving again, that’s if it ever does.