Published On: Sun, Apr 3rd, 2022

Things We Saw Today: Bill Skarsgard Joins ‘The Crow’ Remake

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Bill Skarsgard is going from clowns to crows. The actor, best known for his terrifying turn as Pennywise in the It films, will star as Eric Draven/The Crow in the upcoming reboot of The Crow. The film will be directed by Rupert Sanders ( Snow White and the Huntsman, Ghost in the Shell). The Crow is a gritty revenge thriller based on James O’Barr’s 1980s indie comic series, which follows Draven and his fiancée who are killed by a violent gang. Draven is resurrected by a crow, and then seeks bloody revenge on the gang that killed him and his fiancée.

The Crow hit theaters in 1994, where it was haunted by the tragic on-set accident that killed its star Brandon Lee. Lee, the son of martial arts icon Bruce Lee, was killed when he was shot with a prop gun that had a fragment of a dummy bullet in it. The film was a critical and commercial hit, and attained a cult following in the years since its release. The Crow spawned three sequel films and a television series.

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