Bradley Cooper was attached as the title character but dropped out due to scheduling conflicts.
The original film, The Crow, centered on a musician who is murdered while trying to save his fiancée from thugs. He is brought back from the dead by supernatural forces and seeks revenge. The role was originally played by Brandon Lee, who was killed by a freak accident during production of the original movie in 1993.
No production date has been set.
The Crow is in development and stars Jack Huston, Jessica Brown Findlay. The film is directed by Corin Hardy.