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THE CROW: Jason Momoa In Talks To Lead Reboot

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Jason Momoa is in negotiations to play The Crow in a reboot. The Aquaman and Conan The Barbarian star might play the iconic comic book character in a revived movie franchise.

The news was broken by Momoa himself, who posted a photo of him with Corin Hardy on Instagram. Hardy, of course, is the director attached to The Crow reboot, with the photo’s caption making mention of both a “dream job” and “great news to come.” This would indicate that talks between the two parties are nearing completion, although Momoa stopped short of confirming an agreement was reached.

Should the negotiations go through, Momoa will be playing two comic book characters – that is, The Crow and Aquaman – for the next few years:

Series creator James O’Barr previously spoke about the film, saying it would stick closer to the source material in many regards including using the same songs referenced in the pages of the original comic. How much has changed in the development process since then remains to be seen.

The Crow was originally published as a four issue miniseries in 1989. Alex Proyas directed the 1994 film based on the series which starred Brandon Lee. Tragically, Lee died in an accident during production. However, the role was recast for several sequels and even a short-lived television series. In the comics, too, O’Barr’s character has been sequelized in quite a few different stories and formats.

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