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Published On: Sun, Apr 21st, 2013

‘Avengers’ and ‘Thor’ star Tom Hiddleston in talks to star in ‘The Crow’ reboot

Tom Hiddleston might become a dark avenger himself in the remake of The Crow.

Reports Friday and Saturday have Hiddleston in early talks to star as Eric Draven, a resurrected murder victim who rises from the grave a year after his death in order to exact revenge on the thugs who killed him and his fiance.

Tom Hiddleston as Loki in 'The Avengers'

Tom Hiddleston as Loki in ‘The Avengers’

The Wrap reports “Hiddleston recently had dinner with producers and sent them a makeup test that he did on his own in London. He will undergo a proper makeup test in the coming days, as the character’s appearance is important to fans of the franchise, who should be delighted with the casting of a major member of the Marvel universe.”

The 1994 cult classic directed by Alex Proyas starred Brandon Lee in the title role and was based on a James O’Barr comic series.  D

Director F. Javier Gutierrez (Before the Fall) is helming from a script by Cliff Dorfman (Warrior) and expects to start production this fall.

The film has been hindered with director changes, writing problems and a series of stars attached for short periods of time: Bradley Cooper, Mark Wahlberg and James McAvoy.

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