Rupert Sanders (Snow White and the Huntsman, Ghost within the Shell, Basis) will direct a contemporary reimagining of The Crow, it was introduced in the present day by the movie’s producers, with Invoice Skarsgård (It franchise) and Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter FKA twigs (Honeyboy) starring in main roles. The revenge thriller is written by Academy Award-nominated Zach Baylin (King Richard) and relies on the unique graphic novel of the beloved character that was created, written and illustrated by James O’Barr.
The Crow shall be produced by Victor Hadida (Resident Evil and Silent Hill franchises), Molly Hassell (Braven starring Jason Momoa, Terminal starring Margot Robbie), John Jencks (Trustworthy Thief, Weapons Akimbo) and Edward R. Pressman (The Crow starring Brandon Lee, Academy Award-winner Wall Avenue, American Psycho). Manufacturing firms are Hassell Free Productions, Electrical Shadow Firm, Davis Movies, and Edward R. Pressman Movie Company, in affiliation with 30WEST.
CAA Media Finance is dealing with the movie’s home distribution rights.
“The Crow is gorgeous, darkish, poetic and typically disturbing,” says director Rupert Sanders. “It’s a story of affection, loss, grief and revenge. It’s a nice honor to revisit James O’Barr’s iconic comedian and reimagine The Crow as a foreboding voice of in the present day.”
“When Rupert approached us along with his imaginative and prescient for the movie, we noticed instantly it’s an exhilarating, fashionable story for audiences not like something we’ve skilled but in cinema. Invoice Skarsgård and FKA twigs are an ideal match for that imaginative and prescient,” stated producer Molly Hassell.
“The Crow has lengthy held an necessary area in my life,” stated Producer Ed Pressman. “I consider Rupert’s imaginative and prescient and the script he’s developed with Zach and our nice companions goes to hit residence for the ‘Crow’ fan base and invigorate a brand new technology to O’Barr’s story of everlasting love and redemption. Rupert’s imaginative and prescient is filled with pathos and I can’t wait to see The Crow in motion and on the display.”
Victor Hadida added, “Bringing to a brand new technology this iconic property is actually thrilling. I’m additionally grateful that we at the moment are capable of notice the imaginative and prescient of my late brother Samuel, who was deeply dedicated to bringing this excellent story to the large display and up to date audiences.”
The Crow is a contemporary reimagining of the titular character, based mostly on the graphic novel collection by James O’Barr that was first revealed by Caliber Comics in 1989. Director Alex Proyas introduced the story to the display in 1994’s The Crow, which starred the late Brandon Lee, and have become a cult basic. The unique movie and its sequels proceed to be distributed all over the world.
Rupert Sanders directed Common’s worldwide field workplace hit Snow White and the Huntsman starring Kristen Stewart, Charlize Theron and Chris Hemsworth, and Paramount’s motion movie Ghost within the Shell starring Scarlett Johansson. An award-winning commercials director, Sanders obtained two Golden Lions for his work on “The Life,” in help of the basic online game Halo 3: ODST. Most lately he directed the pilot episode of the profitable Apple TV+ science fiction collection “Basis” starring Jared Harris. Sanders is repped by CAA, Grandview, and Goodman, Genow, Schenkman, Smelkinson & Christopher.
Invoice Skarsgård performed Pennywise in Warner Bros.’ horror franchise It, based mostly on the Stephen King novel. He additionally voiced the Deviant Kro in Marvel’s Eternals and starred as Zeitgeist in Deadpool 2. He’ll subsequent be seen in Lionsgate’s John Wick: Chapter 4 starring Keanu Reeves. Skarsgård is repped by WME, Magnolia Leisure, and Hirsch Wallerstein Hayum Matlof and Fishman.
Critically acclaimed singer-songwriter FKA twigs is the Grammy Award-nominated artist whose modern and style defying music has cemented her as a novel expertise in in the present day’s music panorama. FKA twigs made her characteristic movie performing debut as Shy Lady in Amazon’s Honeyboy. Twigs is repped by UTA.
Author Zach Baylin’s spec characteristic King Richard was nominated for an Academy Award for Finest Authentic Screenplay. The movie obtained a powerful six Oscar nominations in addition to 4 nominations for the 2022 BAFTAs. At present, Baylin is ending up work on the third installment of the Creed franchise at MGM starring Michael B. Jordan and the Bob Marley biopic at Paramount reuniting with King Richard director Rei Inexperienced. Baylin is repped by CAA and Grandview.