EXCLUSIVE: Lionsgate has simply tied up an eight-figure deal for home rights to The Crow reboot, we are able to reveal.
Invoice Skarsgård (It), singer-songwriter FKA twigs (Honeyboy) and Danny Huston (Succession) lead Rupert Sanders’ (Snow White and the Huntsman) reimagining of the 1994 cult basic that memorably starred Brandon Lee in his final movie position.
Within the unique revenge thriller, a person who’s brutally murdered comes again to life as an undead avenger of his and his fiancée’s deaths. Each motion pictures are primarily based on the graphic novel of the gothic character created, written and illustrated by James O’Barr.
CAA Media Finance dealt with the deal for the movie’s home rights. John Biondo oversaw on behalf of Lionsgate, with the pact finalized late Wednesday evening because the TIFF pageant and market will get underway. The film is predicted to launch subsequent yr.
The script for the reboot comes from Oscar nominee Zach Baylin (King Richard) and Will Schneider. Additionally starring are Laura Birn (Basis), Sami Bouajila (A Son), and Jordan Bolger (The Lady King).
The Crow is produced by Victor Hadida (Resident Evil), Molly Hassell (Terminal), John Jencks (Sincere Thief), the late Samuel Hadida (True Romance), and the late Edward R. Pressman (The Crow). Manufacturing firms are Davis Movies, Hassell Free Productions, Electrical Shadow Firm, and Pressman Movie, which is now led by Sam Pressman.
The movie was shot on location in Prague and Munich. Worldwide gross sales are dealt with by FilmNation, which already has closed a raft of offers.
“We respect what the Crow character and unique film imply to legions of followers and imagine this new movie will provide audiences an genuine and visceral reinterpretation of its emotional energy and mythology,” stated Lionsgate’s EVP Acquisitions and Co-Productions, Charlotte Koh, who will oversee for the indie-major. “To work with a artistic group led by Rupert’s unparalleled visible type and storytelling and with a producing group who’ve made a few of the hottest and impactful movies of the final a number of a long time is a real privilege.”
Added the producers in a joint assertion: “The unique movie left an indelible mark on our tradition that lives on. We’re thrilled to deliver a brand new adaptation for as we speak’s audiences that respects this legacy. Rupert has masterfully introduced new dimensions to create a up to date universe for this timeless saga of timeless love, and we are able to’t wait to share this imaginative and prescient with movie audiences.”
Graphic novel The Crow was first printed by Caliber Comics in 1989. The unique from director Alex Proyas turned a tragic manufacturing after star Brandon Lee, Bruce Lee’s son, was killed in an unintended capturing on the set.