Lionsgate has acquired US rights to revenge thriller reboot The Crow starring Bill Skarsgard, (John Wick: Chapter 4, It franchise), Grammy-nominated FKA twigs, and Danny Huston (the upcoming TIFF world premiere The Dead Don’t Hurt).
The deal reportedly closed for eight figures although Screen was unable to verify the amount at time of writing. FilmNation, which represents international rights, announced Charlotte Koh, EVP, Lionsgate acquisitions and co-productions, is overseeing for the studio.
Producers on the reboot are Victor Hadida, Molly Hassell, John Jencks, the late Samuel Hadida, and the late Edward R. Pressman, who was a producer on the original.The Crow is expected to open in 2024 and the cast includes Laura Birn, Sami Bouajila, and Jordan Bolger.CAA Media Finance represented the filmmakers in the deal with John Biondo on behalf of Lionsgate.The Crow was made into a film in 1994 starring Brandon Lee as a murdered man who comes back to life to avenge his death and that of his fiancee. Lee died while filming. Miramax acquired the distribution rights, and the film