Bill Skarsgård takes on the iconic role of THE CROW in this modern reimagining of the original graphic novel by James O’Barr. Soulmates Eric Draven (Skarsgård) and Shelly Webster (FKA twigs) are brutally murdered when the demons of her dark past catch up with them. Given the chance to save his true love by sacrificing himself, Eric sets out to seek merciless revenge on their killers, traversing the worlds of the living and the dead to put the wrong things right.


The Crow is directed by Rupert Sanders from a screenplay by Zach Baylin and Will Schneider, based on the 1989 limited comic book series of the same name by James O’Barr. It will be the fifth installment in The Crow film series, serving as a reboot. The film stars Bill Skarsgård as Eric Draven / The Crow, a murdered musician who is resurrected to avenge the deaths of himself and his fiancée, played by FKA Twigs.

The film entered development in December 2008, with Stephen Norrington stating that he would write and direct a “reinvention” of The Crow. It entered a complicated production process with various directors, screenwriters, and cast members attached at various points. Filmmakers Norrington, Juan Carlos Fresnadillo, F. Javier Gutiérrez, and Corin Hardy were initially signed to direct while Bradley Cooper, Luke Evans, Jack Huston, and Jason Momoa were all cast as Eric Draven during various points in development. Skarsgård was announced as Draven in April 2022, along with Sanders as director.

The Crow is not a remake of the original 1994 Brandon Lee film. It goes back to the original graphic novel, and is a retelling of that.

Filming began in July, occurring in Prague and Penzing near Munich. The Crow is set to be released in the United States by Lionsgate on June 7, 2024.


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